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Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection, ca. 1820-1900 (Bulk: 1880-1890)
1 archives box (0.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Consists of 59 manuscript items, chiefly letters and dating from 1880-1890, collected by Samuel Chapin (AC 1880) and preserved by Marcus P. Kiley (AC 1919). The collection includes materials of such individuals as Lyman Abbott, Edward Beecher, William Lloyd Garrison, Edward Everett Hale, Rudyard Kipling and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

59 manuscript items, chiefly letters and dating from 1880-1890, that were collected by Samuel Chapin (AC 1880) when he was on the editorial staff of St Nicholas Magazine. The collection was preserved and later presented to Amherst College by his friend and fellow alumnus Marcus P. Kiley (AC 1919). The collection includes materials of such individuals as Lyman Abbott, Edward Beecher, William Lloyd Garrison, Edward Everett Hale, Rudyard Kipling and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

The manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by author name.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Chapin-Kiley Manuscript Collection [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

Processing Information


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives
Language
English.
Additional Finding Aids Available

All items in this collection are also described in the finding aid for the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection.

Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Abbott, Jacob, Farmington, Maine, to [Lyman Abbott], n. p., ALS 2p.
1871 Aug 14

Box 1: folder 1
Abbott, Lyman, n. p., to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 2p.
1886 Dec 28

Box 1: folder 1
Abbott, Lyman, New York, to Roswell Smith, New York, TLS 1p.
1881 May 10

Box 1: folder 1
Abbott, Lyman, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, to Roswell Smith, New York, ALS 2p.
1883 Mar 7

Box 1: folder 1
Barnum, Phineas Taylor, Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Lyman Abbott, [New York]
1878 Nov 22

Box 1: folder 1
Beecher, Charles, Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 2p.
1882 May 17

Box 1: folder 1
Beecher, Edward, New York, to Lyman Abbott, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, ALS 1p.
[ca. 1880] Jul 12

Box 1: folder 1
Beecher, Edward, Brooklyn, New York, to [Henry Bowen?], [New York], ALS 1p.
1882 Aug 25

Box 1: folder 1
Beecher, Edward, Brooklyn, [New York], to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 2p.
1882 May 16

Box 1: folder 1
Beecher, James Chaplin, Brooklyn, [New York], to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 3p.
1882 May 23

Box 1: folder 1
Beecher, Thomas Kinnicut, Elmira, New York, to Edward Beecher, Brooklyn, New York, AL 1p.
1882 May 17

Box 1: folder 1
Birch, Reginald Bathurst, n. p., to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 3p. with illustrations
[ca. 1880]

Box 1: folder 1
Birch, Reginald Bathurst, n. p., to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 2p. with illustrations
[ca. 1880?]

Box 1: folder 1
Brooks, Noah, Newark, NJ, to Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge, n. p., ALS 2p. plus annotated ms note by Mrs. Dodge to Samuel Austin Chapin
1888 Feb 13

Box 1: folder 1
Brooks, Phillips, Boston, to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 2p.
1879 May 31

Box 1: folder 1
Brooks, Phillips, Boston, to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 2p.
1881 Sep 26

Box 1: folder 1
Burroughs, John, West Park, New York, to Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge, n. p., ALS 1p.
1888 Feb 16

Box 1: folder 1
Chateaubriand, Francois René, Vicomte de, Paris [?], to Madame de Feletz, n. p., facsimile 1p.
[ca. 1820?] Feb 5

Box 1: folder 1
Coolidge, Susan, Newport, [Rhode Island?], to an unknown person, n. p., ALS 2p.
[ca. 1900?] Oct

Box 1: folder 1
Curtis, George William, New York, to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 1p.
1869 May 15

Box 1: folder 1
Damrosch, Walter, New York, to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 1p.
[18]83 Nov 21

Box 1: folder 1
Damrosch, Walter, New York, to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 2p.
[18]83 Dec 6

Box 1: folder 1
Damrosch, Walter, New York, to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 1p.
[18]83 Dec 11

Box 1: folder 1
Dodge, Mary Elizabeth Mapes, New York, to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 2p.
1884 Jul 26

Box 1: folder 1
Dodge, Mary Elizabeth Mapes, n. p., to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 2p.
[ca. 1890?]

Box 1: folder 1
Dodge, Mary Elizabeth Mapes, n. p., to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 4p.
[ca. 1890?]

Box 1: folder 1
Dorr, Julia Caroline Ripley, Rutland, Vermont, to Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge, n. p., ALS 2p.
[1884 Mar 3

Box 1: folder 1
Eggleston, Edward, Lake George, to Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge, n. p., ALS 3p.
1885 Feb 25

Box 1: folder 1
Foote, Mary Hallock (Mrs. Arthur De Wint), Boise, Idaho, to [William Foyal Clarke], n. p., ALS 3p.
1885 Aug 1

Box 1: folder 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, Roxbury, to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 1p.
1867 May 8

Box 1: folder 1
Gough, John B., Worcester, [Massachusetts], to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 1p.
1872 Jul 25

Box 1: folder 1
Greeley, Horace, autograph note identified as "Editorial for Tribune"
[ca. 1865?]

Box 1: folder 1
Hale, Edward Everett, Roxbury, to an unknown person, n. p., ANS 1p.
[ca. 1890?]

Box 1: folder 1
Harper, Fletcher, n. p., to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ANS 1p.
1869 Nov 16

Box 1: folder 1
Hawthorne, Julian, envelopes addressed to St Nicholas magazine from J.H., 3p.
[1885]

Box 1: folder 1
Holland, Josiah Gilbert, New York, to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 2p.
1874 May 20

Box 1: folder 1
Jackson, Helen Hunt, Berkeley [?], to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 2p.
1880 Dec 11

Box 1: folder 1
Jenks, Tudor Storrs, n. p., to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 2p.
[18]91 Dec 24

Box 1: folder 1
Jewett, Sarah Orne, n. p., to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 1p.
[ca. 1880?]

Box 1: folder 1
Kipling, Rudyard, Drawings to guide the illustrator of the Jungle Book stories (W.H. Drake) in St Nicholas magazine, 3 1/2 p. & TNS-S.A.C., AN-N.F.M.
[1893?]

Box 1: folder 1
Kipling, Rudyard, Drawings to guide the illustrator of the Jungle Book stories (W.H. Drake) in St Nicholas magazine, 4 1/2 p. & ANS-M.K.
[1893?]

Box 1: folder 1
Lathrop, Rose H., New York, to Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge, n. p., ALS 1p.
[ca. 1880?] Jun

Box 1: folder 1
Longfellow, Ernest Wadsworth, Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 2p.
[ca. 1900?] Jun

Box 1: folder 1
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 2p.
1881 Sep 30

Box 1: folder 1
Lossing, Benson Jonathan, Dover Plains, New York, to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 1p.
1878 Aug 9

Box 1: folder 1
Mitchell, Maria, n. p., to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 1p.
[ca. 1870?]

Box 1: folder 1
Page, Thomas Nelson, Richmond, Virginia, to Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge, New York, TNS 1p.
1888 Feb 17

Box 1: folder 1
Porter, Noah, [New Haven, Connecticut], to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 1p.
1881 Jan 14

Box 1: folder 1
Reid, Whitelaw, New York, to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 1p.
1877 Jun 19

Box 1: folder 1
Rives, Amélie, Castle Hill, to [William Foyal Clarke], n. p., ALS 2p.
1888 Mar 7

Box 1: folder 1
Roe, Edward Payson, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 2p.
1881 Oct 24

Box 1: folder 1
Roe, Edward Payson, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, to Samuel Austin Chapin, n. p., ALS 1p.
1884 Mar 27

Box 1: folder 1
Scudder, Horace Elisha, Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to Lyman Abbott, n. p., ALS 1p.
1880 Sep 14

Box 1: folder 1
Storrs, Richard Salter, Brooklyn, [New York], to [Lyman Abbott], n. p., ALS 2p.
[ca. 1890?] Feb

Box 1: folder 1
Stowe, Charles, Saco, to Edward Beecher, n. p., ALS 4p. & ALS of E.B. to brother
1882 Jun 9

Box 1: folder 1
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, autograph signature
[ca. 1880?]

Box 1: folder 1
Thaxter, Celia, Appledore, Isle of Shoals, to The Century Co. "Publisher", n. p., ALS 1p.
1883 Jun 7

Box 1: folder 1
Thaxter, Celia, Shoals, to [Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge] "Editor", n. p., ALS 2p.
1883 Aug 21

Box 1: folder 1
Thaxter, Celia, Hotel Clifford, to [Mary Mapes Dodge], "Editor", n. p., ALS 1p.
[18]88 Feb 14

Box 1: folder 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, Danvers, to [Lyman Abbott], n. p., ALS 2p.
1880 Dec 20

Box 1: folder 1

Search Terms
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Contributors
  • Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922.
  • Amherst College. Class of 1880. Chapin.
  • Amherst College. Class of 1919. Kiley.
  • Beecher, Edward, 1803-1895.
  • Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893.
  • Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950.
  • Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879.
  • Kiley, Marcus Philip, 1897-1981.
  • Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.
  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.


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