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Series VIII. Estates and Financial Matters, 1919-1952

Scope and Content Notes:

This series includes material that pertain to Hervey Allen’s estate and financial matters. It includes correspondence and ephemera of the purchase and quotidian upkeep of his estates: Bonfield Manor, Felicity Hall, and The Glades, as well as correspondence that took place in Cazenovia, New York where the Allens lived with Ann Allen's parents' home for some time and where they purchased a summer home. Also included are bills and receipts, cancelled checks, insurance and tax documents.

Subseries 1. Financial Matters, 1919-1950

Scope and Content Notes:

Material in this subseries is arranged on a folder-level according to year.


Box 125
Folder 1 Bank of Manhattan, 1941-1942
Folder 2 Coconut Grove Exchange Bank, 1941
Folder 3 Farmers Merchant Bank, 1939-1941
Folder 4-5 General Ledger, 1933-1934

Box 126
Folder 1-4 Bills and Receipts, 1919-1933

Box 127
Folder 1-5 Bills and Receipts, 1934

Box 128
Folder 1-8 Bills and Receipts, 1935

Box 129
Folder 1-7 Bills and Receipts, 1935

Box 130
Folder 1-4 Bills and Receipts, 1936

Box 131
Folder 1-8 Bills and Receipts, 1936

Box 132
Folder 1-5 Bills and Receipts, 1937

Box 133
Folder 1-5 Bills and Receipts, 1938-1939

Box 134
Folder 1-7 Bills and Receipts, 1939-1940

Box 135
Folder 1-7 Bills and Receipts, 1940-1941

Box 136
Folder 1-4 Bills and Receipts, 1942-1943

Box 137
Folder 1-6 Bills and Receipts, 1944-1946

Box 138
Folder 1-7 Bills and Receipts, 1946-1949

Box 139
Folder 1-3 Bills and Receipts, 1949-1950
Folder 4-6 Business Letters, 1933-1935

Box 140
Folder 1-3 Checks, 1922-1929

Box 141
Folder 1-5 Checks, 1930-1947

Box 142
Folder 1-10 Insurance Correspondence, 1933-1940

Box 143
Folder 1-7 Insurance Correspondence, 1940-1947

Box 144
Folder 1-2 Insurance Correspondence, 1948-1949
Folder 3-5 Insurance Policies and Forms, 1934-1941
Folder 6-7 Ledgers and Notebooks, 1919-1934

Box 145
Folder 1 Royalties, 1924-1939
Folder 2 Social Security, 1944
Folder 3-13 Tax Forms, 1938-1948

Subseries 2. Homes, 1926-1950

Scope and Content Notes:

Includes correspondence between Allen and estate staff on matters of upkeep. Also included is information on the Bonfield fire.


Box 146
Folder 1-4 Account Book, Bookkeeping, Guestbook, and Land Description, 1926-1936

Box 147
Folder 1-11 Bonfield Manor, 1926-1934

Box 148
Folder 1-12 Bonfield Manor, 1934-1936

Box 149
Folder 1-7 Bonfield Manor, 1937-1949
Folder 8-9 Cazenovia, 1933-1935

Box 150
Folder 1-2 Cazenovia, 1936-1949
Folder 3-5 Felicity Hall, 1927-1936
Folder 6-14 The Glades, 1926-1934

Box 151
Folder 1-9 The Glades, 1934-1935

Box 152
Folder 1-8 The Glades, 1935-1938

Box 153
Folder 1-10 The Glades, 1938-1940

Box 154
Folder 1-5 The Glades, 1940-1941

Box 155
Folder 1-11 The Glades, 1942-1950

Subseries Posthumous Estate Matters, 1949-1952