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Minnie Allen WWI-era scrapbook, 1918-1919

Identifier: 2018-013-1

Content Description

50 leaves of black mounting paper, of which 32 have photos, documents, mementos, letters, drawings, etc attached, including: over 10 official documents accomplished in typescript or manuscript, including Allen's' photographic and finger-printed War Department Certificate of Identity; 7 mimeographed documents, including the satirical "Ten Commandments For the Red Cross nurses at Camp Cody." 12 pieces of correspondence of which 6 are signed (the remaining signed in facsimile; 4 original hand-colored drawings by the same artist, presumably a convalescing soldier with a rauchy sense of humor;p 4 telegrams from Allen to her sister Mary; 3 unsigned notes; 19 news clippings; and 89 pieces of miscellaneous ephemera, including a manuscript poem dedicated to Minnie; 120 photographs, many captioned. Some items are laid in.


  • 1918 - 1919


Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Conditions Governing Use

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box (Commercial black cloth "Scrap album.")) : 50 leaves: 32 leaves with content, 18 leaves blank. ; 28.5 x 38.5 cm

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Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Condition Description

Very Good

Physical Description

Oblong format. Commercial black cloth with black cord tie. Post binding.


28.5 x 38.8 x 4 cm



Minnie Allen WWI-era scrapbook, 1918-1919
Milissa Burkart
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
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Tulsa 74104-3123 USA
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