Guide to the Charles Parsons Allen Autograph Album, 1860-1863
Norwich University Archives
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
Phone: (802) 485-2947
Fax: (802) 485-2173
Summary Creator Allen, Charles P., 1844-1877 Title Charles Parsons Allen Autograph Album Dates 1860-1863 Extent 1 volume
About the Collection
The collection consists of a single manuscript volume containing the autographs of various classmates of Charles Allen during his time at Kimball Union Academy in 1860 and at Norwich University, 1861-1863. The album was purchased in 2001.
About Charles Parsons Allen
Charles Allen was born in Irasburgh, VT. He attended the Barton Academy also later the Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, NH. Charles Allen entered Norwich University in 1861 and remained two years. He was a member of the Theta Chi fraternity. Following his time at Norwich, he studied law in Albany, NY, but never practiced as an attorney. He lived in Peoria, IL, and later in Virginia. Charles Allen married Lizzie Pulsifer (d. 1877) in 1876 and the couple had one daughter, Lizzie Allen (1877-1899). The control file included with the collection contains additional biographical information on Charles Parsons Allen.
The following subjects are represented in this collection. If you are researching these topics, try using these search terms in the library catalog:
Allen, Charles P., -- 1860-1863 -- Archives. Norwich University -- History -- 19th century.
Kimball Union Academy.
The collection is open.
Many items in the University Archives are one-of-a-kind resources that are not likely to be available anywhere but here. For this reason, forming citations for archival sources is a little different than for books and periodicals. If you need to cite anything from this collection, follow the format below: Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Charles Parsons Allen Autograph Album, Box and/or Folder and/or Item Identification; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT. Here’s an example from the collection:
Charles Parsons Allen Autograph Album, 1860-1863; Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, Northfield, VT.
Extent: 1 volume Collection Location: Archives 501, Small Collections III — Alumni Language(s) of Material: English Repository: Norwich University Archives, Kreitzberg Library, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield, VT 05663 USA, Phone: 802.485.2947, Fax: 802.485.2173, firstname.lastname@example.org
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