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Allshouse Family Collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
200 201

Dates

  • 1899-1989 (Creation)

Extents

  • 6.00 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 1.50 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 0.50 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 1.50 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 1.00 Boxes (Whole)
  • 1.00 Boxes (Whole)

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Notes

  • Abstract

    The Allshouse collection contains information regarding Dorothy Allshouse's life and work. The collection is separated in five series: papers, community activities, college, photos, and diplomas and certifications. The information within these series are only snapshots of Mrs. Allshouse.

  • Arrangement

    A. Papers B. Community Activities C. College D. Photos E. Diplomas and Certifications

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Available to researchers for use in the university archive.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Photocopying with permission of the university archivist.

  • Source of Acquisition

    This collection was donated to the University by the heirs of Dorothy Cooper Allshouse.

  • Separated Materials

    Three separate photoalbums.  Located on shelf 14.

  • Biographical or Historical Information

    Dorothy Cooper Allshouse was born and raised in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. She was the granddaughter of Joseph Cooper, principal of the State Normal School from 1863 to 1891. Dorothy married Harold Allshouse. She also worked at the College Bookstore in downtown Edinboro. The bookstore was a family business. During her spare time, she was an avid gardener and volunteer.Note written by Dave Obringer

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection ranges from 1899 to 1989. Although it should be noted, there are many items in the collection that are undated and may alter the date range. Within the collection, there are a variety of personal letters; photos that are both identified and unidentified; and booklets regarding organizations which she belonged to. Also, there is information from Edinboro State College and diplomas and certifications obtained by her father and herself.

Instances

  • Type
    Text
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    Allshouse 1
  • Type
    Text
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    Allshouse 2
  • Type
    Text
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    Allshouse 3
  • Type
    Text
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    Allshouse 4
  • Type
    Text
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    Allshouse 5
  • Type
    Graphic Materials
    Container 1 Type
    Separates
    Container 1 Indicator
    Allshouse separates

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