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Walter Hinds Allen papers

Call Number: MS 2056
Scope and Contents

The papers document the wartime activities and family background of Walter Hinds Allen. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence with Allen's family, especially his parents, Walter and Grace. Much of this correspondence was written during and in the years immediately after the Spanish-American War. Other materials in the papers include photographs of Allen, his family, and his classmates, as well as biographical writings and genealogical charts of the Allen and related families. Materials date from 1869 to 2016, with the bulk of the materials from 1894 to 1920.

Language of Materials

The material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Alice Wiltrout Moffa, 2016.


Arranged into three series: I. Correspondence, 1894-1901. II. Photographs, 1895-1896. III. Biographical and genealogical materials, 1895-2016.

1894 - 2016
Majority of material found within 1894 - 1920
3.42 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Related Names
Allen, Walter Hinds, 1875-1938
Language of Materials