HISTORY: This collection was donated to the St. Louis Mercantile Library in 2005 by Dennis Babbitt.

SCOPE: Collection contains letters, deeds, and financial papers from the Russell and Allen families, dating from 1845-1920.

For further information consult:

Dacus, J.A. A Tour of St. Louis (Western Publishing Co., St. Louis: 1878).
Available on-line

Marsh, Dwight. Marsh Genealogy 1636-1895. (Carpenter & Marehouse, Amhert, MA: 1895) p. 445 CS71. M365 M37 1895 (UM TJ Library)

HOLDINGS: One document box. Papers filed by the individual and in date order.

ACCESS: A box inventory for this collection has been compiled:

Folder 1 William Russell
Folder 2 Thomas Allen
Folder 3 Ann Russell Allen (Duke Pietro Lante Della Rovere, of Italy)
Folder 4 Allen Estate Association
Folder 5 George Washington Allen, and wife
Folder 6 William Russell Allen [Sr.]
Folder 7 William Russell Allen Jr. / Gereke-Allen Carton Company
Folder 8 Syenite Granite Company
Folder 9 York Family
Folder 10 Miscellaneous Documents

Due to the fragile nature of these documents an item level inventory has also been prepared.

Russell-Allen Inventory (.rtf)

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