Papers, 1818-1925.


Papers, 1818-1925.

The Horatio Allen papers consist of fragments handed down in the family of his sister Mary Louisa Allen and her husband Edmund C. Evans. Associated with them are fragmentary papers of other Allen family members and genealogical materials.

1 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 6683443

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