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Title:         Charles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen papers,
Description:   500 items.
               9 containers.
               3.6 linear feet.
Local Call No: Fort Meade
Notes:         Open to research.
               Correspondence, diaries, family history, personal
                  reminiscences, notes, clippings, and printed matter
                  chiefly of Charles Julius Allen and his daughter,
                  Grace Elizabeth Allen.   Papers of Charles Julius
                  Allen relate to his life as a cadet at the United
                  States Military Academy, West Point (1860-1864) and
                  to his service in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
                  especially during the Civil War at Mobile Bay, Ala. 
                  Papers of Grace Elizabeth Allen consist chiefly of
                  eighty-three diaries kept throughout her life.  They
                  include references to her service with the American
                  Association of the Red Cross; to Washington, D.C.,
                  and New York social life; to her travels; and to
                  various world, national, and local affairs.  Also
                  includes letters to Grace Elizabeth Allen from
                  George S. Patton written during World War II.
               Researchers wishing to cite this collection should
                  include the following information: Container number,
                  Charles Julius Allen and Grace Elizabeth Allen
                  Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress,
                  Washington, D.C.
               Gift, Grace Elizabeth Allen, 1973.
               Gift, Charles K. Allen, 1977.
               Some maps transferred to Library of Congress Geography
                  and Map Division.
               Photographs transferred to Library of Congress Prints
                  and Photographs Division.
               Charles Julius Allen and his daughter, Grace Elizabeth
               Collection material in English.
               Finding aid available in the Library of Congress
                  Manuscript Reading Room and at
Subjects:      Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945 --
               Allen family.
               United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
               American Association of the Red Cross.
               United States Military Academy.
               Voyages and travels.
               World War, 1939-1945.
               Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
               Mobile Bay (Ala.) -- History.
               New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
               United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
               Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.
Other authors: Allen, Charles Julius, 1840-1915. Charles Julius Allen
               Allen, Grace Elizabeth, 1886-1976. Grace Elizabeth
                  Allen papers.
Location:      Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington,
                  D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Source:        DLC eng dacs DLC DLC
Control No.:   5809880
URL:           Finding aid
               Finding aid (PDF)

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