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Subseries 8. Ephemera, 1865-1949

Scope and Content Notes:

Mementos, personal items, postcards, and newspaper clippings gathered by the Allen family including a sermon pamphlet from the Presbyterian Church given just days after the assassination of President Lincoln.


Box 185
Folder 1 A Gift for My Mother, Helen's Handiwork in Harrisburg, 1873
Folder 2 A Letter in the Collection of Benjamin Franklin (reproduction)
Folder 3 Calvary Church of Pittsburgh, 1924
Folder 4 General Family Papers
Folder 5-6 Hervey Allen Personal Items
Folder 7 Jefferson Davies for President
Folder 8 Newspaper Clippings, Assassination of President Lincoln and President McKinley, 1865-1901
Folder 9 The Philadelphia Directory (reproduction), [1791]
Folder 10-16 Postcards
Folder 17 Presbyterian Church of Harrisburg Program, 1865

Sermon about Lincoln's assassination.

Folder 18 Shadyside Literary Society Entertainment, 1876
Folder 19 Souvenir from the Musee Historique Candadien - a Wax Museum
Folder 20 Weekly Memo, 1949