Allen Family papers, 1854-1940  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Allen family
Title
Allen Family papers
Dates
1854-1940 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.5 linear feet, (1 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 009
Summary
Collection consists of general letters (1872-1940) to and from various members of the Allen family, letters (1904-1915) of Franklin S. Allen, letters (1917-1919) of Louise H. Allen, a letterpress book (1906-1908) of Seward D. Allen, and journals (1858-1859) and a composition book (1856-1859) of Franklin Staples.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Introduction

This is a group of miscellaneous family papers. The collection contains general letters (1872-1940) to and from various members of the Allen family; letters of Franklin S. Allen (1904-1915) while a student at the University of Oregon and the University of Virginia; letters of Louise H. Allen (1917-1919), a newspaper reporter in Seattle, WA; and a letterpress book (1906-1908) of Seward D. Allen, a real estate salesman in Eugene, OR. Also included are journals (1858-1859) and a composition book (1854-1959) of Franklin Staples while he was principal of the Central Grammar School in Portland, Maine, and attending Portland Medical School

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Allen Family Papers, Ax 009, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

InventoryReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1, Folder 111

Allen Family Letters, GeneralReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 112
1872 1883 1894 1898 1904 1906 1908-1911
1 113
1913-1916
1 114
1917
1 115
1918
1 116
1919
1 117
January 1920-May 1920
1 118
June 1920-December 1920
1 119
1924, 1939, 1940
1924 1939 1940
1 110
undated

Franklin S. Allen, lettersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 111
1904, 1907, 1909
1904 1907 1909
1 112
1910
1 113
January 1911-August 1911
1 114
September 1911-December 1911
1 115
January 1912-May 1912
1 116
June 1912-December 1912
1 117
1913
1 118
1914-1915
1 119
Miscellaneous

Louise H. Allen, lettersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 120-121
1917-1919

Seward D. AllenReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Volume
1 1
Letterpress book
1906-1908

Franklin StaplesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Volume
1 2-3
Daily Journals: 1858, 1859
1858 1859
1 4
Composition Book
1854-1859
Folder
1 122
"Notes by the Way"
n.d.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Allen, Franklin S.
  • Allen, Franklin S.--Correspondence
  • Allen, Louise H.
  • Allen, Louise H.--Correspondence
  • Allen, Seward D.
  • Staples, Franklin, 1833-1904
  • Family Names :
  • Allen family
  • Allen family--Correspondence
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Letters