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  • Title
    Allen family papers, 1913-1983
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 4500 (MLK 3492-MLK 3512)
    MLMSS 4500/Item 1X
    MLOH 22A
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  • Date

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  • Physical Description
    21 boxes, 1 outsize item and maps
    1 sound tape reel (30 mins.)

    William Charles Allen, a motor salesman of Randwick, New South Wales enlisted 7 May 1917, advancing his age from 17 to 21 and embarked from Sydney on board SS Canberra, 16 Nov. 1917. He served with 1st-4th Signal Troops - September, 1917, Reinforcements in Egypt and Palestine and returned to Australia on SS Königin Luise, Dec. 1919
  • Scope and Content
    BOX 01-21 (MLK 3492-MLK 3512)
    Mainly personal papers of William Charles Allen, including correspondence, papers concerning property investments, printed material, maps, audio tape, pictorial material, business diaries, 1933-1981, and war diaries, 1917-1919.
    (War diaries located in MLK 3506/Box 15)

    OUTSIZE ITEM (MLMSS 4500/Item 1X)
    Includes issues of a Philippines magazine, building plans, lodge certificate.

    MLOH 22A/1
    William Charles Allen's interview in Manila, Philippines re his reasons for visiting 21/1/1966

    Allen family pictorial material : photographs, architectural drawings and realia relating to William Charles Allen, 1917-ca. 1980

    Maps located at M Ser 4 000 MLMSS 4500
  • Access Conditions

    This material is held offsite and can take up to four days to retrieve. - Applies to MLMSS 4500 (MLK 3492-MLK 3512)
    Master only. For access to this oral history collection please submit your request through Ask a Librarian - Applies to MLOH 22A/1
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright - This collection has multiple rights owners
    Research & study copies allowed: Applies only to material in which the author has been deceased for more than 50 years
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: No publication without prior written approval of copyright holder
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • Finding Aids
    Contents list available in the in the Mitchell Library Reading Room
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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