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Allen, Gideon W., 1835-1912 : Allen Family Papers, 1862-1964

Courtship letters of lawyer and Wisconsin statesman Gideon W. Allen and his future wife Annie Cox during the years of 1863-1865 in which they discuss current their political and religious beliefs, Allen's travels throughout Wisconsin while looking for work, and Cox's life as a woman in Madison, Wisconsin. Also an unfinished biography of renowned botanist Ruth F. Allen by Mabel Nebel, incoming correspondence of Ruth F. Allen, and other family correspondence, photographs, and personal materials of the Allen family.
Extent: 2 linear feet - (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Civil War, Family Papers, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Allen
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The Allen Family Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).