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box 1: Printed Material (1980)
Pamphlet, including a biography of Allen and a list of buildings designed by him; invitation to opening of First National Bank in Layton; and an inventory of Allen's drawings in private possession. Microfilm from the collection is located in the Manuscripts Division microfilm case.
Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-
Born in London on 1 January 1849, William Allen left Europe at age twelve for America. He learned the mason's trade, then took up drafting and building. He completed a correspondence course in architecture and graduated with high honors. In 1874 he married Mary Simms and they had seven children. William Allen died on 11 October 1928.
Content Description +/-
The William Allen papers (1913-1980) consist of some printed material concerning William Allen (1849-1928), an architect, and microfilmed architectural drawings, mainly of the Layton and Kaysville, Utah, areas. Included with the printed material are a list of drawings by Allen, an invitation, and a pamphlet.
Collection Use +/-
Restrictions on Access:
Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.
Restrictions on Use:
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.
Permission to publish material from the William Allen papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.
Initial Citation: William Allen papers, Ms 404, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.
Following Citations:Ms 404.
Administrative Information +/-
The microfilm was received in 1980 from the Utah State Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Processed by Sharon Thorup in 1984.
Allen, William, 1849-1928
Collection materials are in English.
0.1 linear feet
Language of the Finding Aid:
Finding aid encoded in English in Latin script.
Author of the Finding Aid:
Finding aid prepared by Sharon Thorup
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