Freeman Clarke Allen Papers

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Freeman Clarke Allen papers
Creator: Allen, Freeman Clarke
Call Number: AA42
Dates: 1684-1930
Physical Description: 4 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Separated Materials
Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Series II: Autographs
Series III: Financial and business documents
Collection Overview
Title: Freeman Clarke Allen papers
Creator: Allen, Freeman Clarke
Call Number: AA42
Dates: 1684-1930
Physical Description: 4 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
The Freeman Clarke Allen Collection consists partly of correspondence and material relating to early Rochester and Western New York State, including the Hamlet Scrantom letters, which give a detailed account of the village of Rochester in its first years, legal documents, business and financial documents, material relating to the Rochester and Genesee Valley Railroad, and material relating to the War of 1812 and military affairs in Western New York. The other part of the collection consists of autographs of persons famous in Europe and America.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
New York (State)--Geneseo
War of 1812
Correspondence
Autographs (manuscripts)
Allen, Freeman Clarke
Spencer, William H., 1786 or 1787-1851
Scrantom, Hamlet
Ward, Levi, 1771-1861
Ward, Alexis
Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad
Allen family
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Property of the Rochester Historical Society on permanent loan at Rush Rhees Library, the University of Rochester, since May 26, 1955.Access
The Freeman Clarke Allen papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Freeman Clarke Allen papers, AA42, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterSeparated Materials
Pamphlets (These have been cataloged are in the Local History Pamphlet File): 1. Brockway, Josephus. Mr. Brockway's Apology to the Reverend Nathan S.S. Beman. 1827. 2. Gould, Jacob. Trial for Libel. Jacob Gould vs. Thurlow Weed. 1831. 3. Allen Seminary, Rochester, NY. Catalogue. Allen Female Seminary. 1849. 4. Democratic Party. New York. Monroe County. The Monroe County Address.[1864.


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Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 1Hamlet Scrantom letters, 1812-1820
Letters describing the village of Rochester during its settlement.

Box 1, Folder 2Correspondence, 1790-1816
Box 1, Folder 3Correspondence, 1820-1829
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence, 1830-1839
Box 1, Folder 5Correspondence, 1840-1849
Box 1, Folder 6Correspondence, 1850-1859
Box 1, Folder 7Correspondence, 1860-1869
Box 1, Folder 8Correspondence, 1870-1900
Box 1, Folder 9Correspondence, 1901-1930
Box 1, Folder 10Correspondence, undated
Series II: Autographs
Box 2, Folder 1Autographs: Bonaparte, Joseph. Comte De Survilliers, April 8, 1799
Box 2, Folder 2Autographs: Bonaparte, Joseph. Comte De Survilliers, July 23, 1833
Box 2, Folder 3Autographs: Cambacérès, Jean Jacques, Regis. Duc De, July 30
Box 2, Folder 4Autographs: Cervera, Pascual, Undated
Box 2, Folder 5Autographs: Clarke, Henri Jacques Guillaume, Duc De Feltre, September 6, 1812
Box 2, Folder 6Commission for Register of the Barracils for Luke Gardiner, January 18, 1717 or 1718
Box 2, Folder 7Autographs: Davout, Louis Nicolas, Duc d'Auerstadt, May 23, 1815
Box 2, Folder 8Autographs: Eugene, Prince of Savoy, October 3, 1706
Box 2, Folder 9Autographs: Gordon, Charles George, September 19, 1881
Box 2, Folder 10Autographs: Jourdan, Comte Jean Batiste, March 19, 1802
Box 2, Folder 11Autographs: Kellerman, François Etienne, Duc De Valmy, April 5, 1822
Box 2, Folder 12Autographs: MacDonald, Jacques Etienne Joseph Alexandre, Duc De Tarente, April 18, 1817
Box 2, Folder 13Autographs: Maret, Hugues Bernard, Duc De Bassano, Undated
Box 2, Folder 14Autographs: Mazzini, Giussepe, August 8, 1854
Box 2, Folder 15Autographs: Moreaux, Jean- René Villers Latour, February 1, 1795
Box 2, Folder 16Autographs: Dudinot, Nicolas Charles, Duc De Regio, January 29, 1840
Box 2, Folder 17Autographs: Rochester, Lawrence Hyde, Earl of, March 24, 1684
Box 2, Folder 18Autographs: Savary, Anne Jean Marie René, Duc De Rovigo, April 1, 1831
Box 2, Folder 19Autographs: Soult, Nicolas Jean De Dieu, Duc De Dalmatie, May 31, 1838
Box 2, Folder 20Autographs: Soult, Nicolas Jean De Dieu, Duc De Dalmatie, May 7, 1821
Box 2, Folder 21Autographs: Tilly, Claude Frédéric T'Serclaes, Comte De, October 30, 1692
Box 2, Folder 22Autographs: Young, Brigham, Jr, October 26, 1865
Series III: Financial and business documents
Box 2, Folder 23Legal documents, 1803-1890
Box 2, Folder 24Lawyer's casebook, 1789-
Box 2, Folder 25Package 1, 1752-1914
Box 2, Folder 26Package 2, 1619-1930
Box 2, Folder 27Package 3, 1803-1903
Box 2, Folder 28Package 4, 1777-1799
Box 2, Folder 29Package 5, 1598-1845
Box 2, Folder 30Package 6, 1612-1625
Box 3, Folder 1Guard reports and military papers, 1812-1822
Box 3, Folder 2Rochester and Genesee Valley Railroad, 1853-1854
Box 3, Folder 3-12Business documents, 1809-1888, undated
Box 4, Folder 1-3Freeman Clarke financial papers: checks, receipts, and vouchers, 1830s


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