Allen Family Papers

collection

Allen Family Papers

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Description:
This collection consists mostly of correspondence to Vera Allen from her mother, Ethel Hamilton of Los Angeles, and her husband, William Allen. William writes Vera of his experiences as a sailor aboard the U.S.S. Medusa, and counsels her about financial issues she is facing alone during the Depression. Vera's mother writes to her of financial troubles she faces, and of troubles in her living situation. Vera apparently lived with her mother in Los Angeles for some time while William was away. Also included are several letters from Vera to her sister Margaret, and several to William from Vera and other family members.
Dates covered:
1934-1936
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
0.21 linear feet
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Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Allen Family Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.