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Major William Allen Obituary

Identifier: SC 00164

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Scope and Contents

Obituary and news story on Major William Allen of Claremont, Surry County, Virginia, dated May 19th, 1875.


  • Creation: 1875 May


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Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Administrative History:

William Allen's full name was William Griffin Orgain Allen, Orgain being his last name before assuming the last name of his great-uncle, Col. William Allen in order to inherit Claremont.


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Acquisition Information:

Unknown, prior to 1950.

Genre / Form

Guide to the Major William Allen Obituary
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository