Allison Family Papers, 1891-1965

Descriptive Summary

Title
Allison Family Papers, 1891-1965
Creator
Allison Family
Extent
4 cubic ft.
Subjects
Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960.
Becquer, Gustavo Adolfo, 1836-1870.
Chamberlain, Charles Joseph, b. 1863.
Floods-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Furman, Lucy, 1870-1958.
Flexner, Hortense, 1885-
King, Wyncie, 1884-1961.
Kuss, Charlotte.
Nuclear weapons-- Testing-- History-- Sources.
Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916.
Starrett, Charles Vincent Emerson, b. 1886.
United States.-- Army Air Forces-- History-- Sources.
Allison, Margaret Tarrant.
Allison, Young Ewing, 1890-1965.
Allison, Young Ewing, 1921-
Allison, Philip.
Allison, George, b. 1885.
Finding Aid Author
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Arrangement: Chronological.
Includes correspondence, translations, manuscripts, etc. of Young E. Allison, III; and correspondence of his wife, Margaret Tarrant Allison, their children Young E. Allison, IV and Margaret Allison Nightingale, and other family members. Correspondence includes information on the 1937 flood, eastern Kentucky, racial attitudes, World War II, and atomic weapons. The World War II letters describe WAVE and Army Air Force training during the war, and contrast the social and housing conditions of commissioned and non-commissioned officers