Allerton Family Collection, 1881, 1889, 1896, 1898, 1902, 1919, 1937-1951, 1991 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 31/13/20
Acquired: 8/17/1990; 2/28/1991; 10/1/2003; 4/26/2006
Volume: 1.6 cubic feet
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Description: Allerton Family Collection (1881-1991) contains correspondence, including Robert Allerton's correspondence with Helen Murphy (1939-1950) and Herbert Gorsuch (1944-1950), and John Gregg Allerton's correspondence with Helen Murphy (1934-1951) and Herbert Gorsuch (1943-1951); Samuel W. Allerton and John Phalen financial statements (1889-1896), Samuel W. Allerton letters to John Phalen (1914), an 1896 telegram to Samuel W. Allerton, John Phalen personal financial statements (1888-1896), photograph of Robert Allerton, poem titled "A Lonely Mother," railroad tickets (1919), business cards, R. Allerton's copy of M. W. Hazen & Hazen's Complete Spelling Book (Boston, 1899) with R. Allerton's pencil sketches, Agnes C. Allerton's copy of George P. Upton's The Standard Operas (Chicago, 1896), including Chicago news clippings of plot summaries and opera program for Chicago Auditorium (1891). Also, a letter from Cyril G. Hopkins to Samuel W. Allerton re: gift of book by Hopkins to Mr. Allerton (1910), and photocopy of Susan Enscore's 1990-91 inventory of books in the Allerton house library.