Scope and arrangement
Frederick I. Allen's research into the history of the Allen family includes correspondence, genealogical notes, clippings, photographs, printed material, and family charts. Original family documents in the collection dated 1706-1838 consist chiefly of correspondence, land records, and wills of Daniel Allen of Greenfield, Saratoga County, New York and Adams, Massachusetts. Also present is a notebook containing poetry, spelling or handwriting exercises, recipes, and miscellaneous notes. Additional research notes in the collection relate to the genealogies of the Palmer and other allied families.
The Allen Family Genealogical Research Papers are organized in the following series:
- Frederick I. Allen, 1883-1935
- Allen family documents, 1706-1838
- Research files, 1880s-1920s
- Publications, 1875-1907