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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2197

Twisleton-Dwight-Parkman-Vaughan family papers,

Correspondence of the British and American Twisleton, Dwight, Parkman, and Vaughan families.


  • 1800-1900.

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.))

Correspondence of Ellen Dwight Twisleton, her husband Edward Turner Boyd Twisleton, William Warren Vaughan, Ellen Twisleton Parkman Vaughan, Mary Eliot Dwight Parkman, Elizabeth Dwight Cabot, and other correspondents.

Biographical / Historical

Collection includes both British and American family correspondents. Edward Twisleton (1809-1874) was a British public official who served on several government commissions. His wife Ellen Dwight Twisleton was the aunt of Henry Parkman (1850-1924), a Boston lawyer and banker.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

52M-179. Gift of Mrs. L.P. Marvin, Hallowell, Maine; received: 1952 October.
Twisleton family. Twisleton-Dwight-Parkman-Vaughan family papers, ca. 1800-1900: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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