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MS Am 2197

Twisleton family. Twisleton-Dwight-Parkman-Vaughan family papers, ca. 1800-1900: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2197
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Twisleton family.
Title: Twisleton-Dwight-Parkman-Vaughan family papers,
Date(s): 1800-1900.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of the British and American Twisleton, Dwight, Parkman, and Vaughan families.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

52M-179. Gift of Mrs. L.P. Marvin, Hallowell, Maine; received: 1952 October.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Twisleton-Dwight-Parkman-Vaughan Family Papers, ca. 1800-1900 (MS Am 2197). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

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.

Scope and Contents

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.

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