Chauncey Brewster Tinker letters and manuscripts
Scope and Contents
This finding aid encompasses accessions of single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts and other papers, by or pertaining to Chauncey Brewster Tinker, acquired by the library from a variety of sources. Materials incorporated into the collection prior to July 1998 have been organized into three series. Series I, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon S. Haight Gift, contains letters from Tinker to members of the Haight and Nettleton families, and one clipping of an obituary of Tinker. Series II, Robert F. Metzdorf Gift , contains articles and other writings by Tinker and others. Series III, Materials from Other Sources , contains letters, writings and other papers by and about Tinker.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Restricted Fragile materials in the portfolio may only be consulted with permission of the appropriate curator. Preservation photocopies for reference use have been substituted in the main files.
Conditions Governing Use
The Chauncey Brewster Tinker Letters and Manuscripts are the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Ongoing collection of documents acquired by gift and purchase from various sources. Source information is recorded on the folders. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
1.25 Linear Feet ((4 boxes) + 1 broadside, 1 portfolio)
Language of Materials
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, and other papers by or relating to Chauncey Brewster Tinker. Correspondence contains mostly letters by Tinker, including letters to Albert S. Cook, Lansing V. Hammond, Mary Etta Knapp, E. L. McAdam, Daniel and Mary Merriman, and Mary (Mrs. George Henry) Nettleton. Writings contain holograph, typescript and printed versions of writings by Tinker and others.
CHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER, 1876-1963
A full biographical statement is provided in the register for the Chauncey Brewster Tinker Papers (GEN MSS 354).
This finding aid is updated periodically to account for new materials that have been added to the collection. The date of the most recent update is noted on the title page. For information on material that may have been acquired for the collection since the last update, please consult the Public Service Desk.
- Cook, Albert S. (Albert Stanburrough), 1853-1927
- Hammond, Lansing V. (Lansing Van der Heyden), 1906-
- Knapp, Mary E., 1902-
- McAdam, E. L. (Edward Lippincott), 1905-1969
- Merriman, Daniel
- Merriman, Mary
- Nettleton, Mary, 1872-1964
- Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963
- Yale University -- Alumni and alumnae
- Yale University -- Faculty
- Guide to the Chauncey Brewster Tinker Letters and Manuscripts
- Under Revision
- by Kathryn Rawdon
- July 1998
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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