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Edmund W. Allen Letter to his Parents

Identifier: UA 5.129

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Scope and Contents

A letter written by College of William and Mary student Edmund W. Allen to his parents. In the letter, Allen writes about his courses, life in Williamsburg, Virginia, and faculty at the College.


  • Creation: 1837 March 15

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Biographical Information:

Edmund W. Allen was a student at the College of William and Mary from 1836 to 1838.


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Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

The fragile nature of this material may limit handling.

Related Materials:

University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection.

Processing Information:

Processing and finding aid completed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in June 2010.

Guide to the Edmund W. Allen Letter to his Parents
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, Univeristy Archives Specialist.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository