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Allen, William, 1784-1868


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William Allen: administrative records

 Record Group
Identifier: A01.02.03
Scope and Content Correspondence and records concerning College affairs during William Allen's administration including Allen's inauguration, College laws, student petitions and degrees, professorships, the Allen vs. McKeen court case (1832-1833), Maine Hall fire (1822), Phi Beta Kappa, and the conferral of an honorary degree on Marquis de Lafayette in 1824. Additional primary source material concerning the early administration of the College is found in the records of the ...
Dates: 1820-1839

William Allen Family papers

Identifier: M003

Correspondence, chiefly letters written by William Allen from Brunswick or Northampton, and letters to Allen's daughter, Elizabeth L. Allen, from cousins and friends. Also includes biographical material, images of William Allen, newspaper clippings, and a thimble belonging to African-American Phebe Ann Jacobs (formerly enslaved to Allen's wife Maria Wheelock; servant to the Allen family).

Dates: 1805-1970, undated; Majority of material found within 1805 - 1862

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African American women -- Maine -- Brunswick 1
College presidents -- Maine -- Brunswick 1
College presidents -- Maine -- Brunswick -- History 1
Enslaved Women -- New England 1
Enslaved women -- New England 1