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D.C. Allen Collection, 1907-1938

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Identifier: A0019

Title: D.C. Allen Collection, 1907-1938


D.C. Allen was born November 1, 1835, in Clay County, Missouri, and graduated from William Jewell College in 1855. He was the principal of the preparatory course at the Masonic College at Lexington, Missouri, and also practiced law in Liberty, Missouri. In 1861, he became the circuit attorney for the fifth judicial circuit. In 1864, he married Emily E. Settle. He was the first general attorney for the Kansas City and Cameron Railroad Company. From 1870 to 1881, he served as a trustee of William Jewell College and also was a curator of the University of Missouri. He died in February 1920.

Collection consists primarily of letters to the Missouri Historical Society concerning various types of historical research and also concerning a talk he gave at the society. Also contains letters to Walter B. Douglas.

2 folders

Cite as: D.C. Allen Collection, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1907-1938

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts

Maker/Creator: Allen, D. C., 1835-1920



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