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J. C. Allen and Son, Inc. photographs and negatives, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20111025

Content Description

Items include photographs, negatives, and glass negatives by photographer J.C. Allen and Son, Inc., of Purdue University. Includes: individuals, livestock, buildings, farm homes, campus scenes, and miscellaneous activities. One camera and one typewritten document by Mr. Allen is also included.

Acquisition Type



Purchased from John Allen, grandson of J.C. Allen.

Restrictions Apply



  • circa 1920s - 1950s



6.011 Cubic Feet (17 shoe boxes, one cubic foot box, and one artifact box)


Box 1: photographs/livestock (1921); Box 2: negatives/livestock (1950); Box 3: glass plate negatives/farming, people (1928-1929); glass plate negatives, photographs/livestock, farm scenes (1930-1931); Box 4: glass negatives/livestock, farm activity (undated); Box 5: glass negatives, photographs/livestock, farming (1930); Box 6: glass negatives, photographs/farm, livestock, farm activity (undated); Box 7: negatives/farm activity (undated); Box 8: glass negatives/farm livestock, farm activity (undated); Box 9: glass negatives, photographs/Indiana State Fair, people (1937-1938); Box 10: glass negatives, photographs/farm activity, livestock (undated)-Southern pictures (1943); Box 11: glass negatives, photographs/Southern pictures (1943); Box 12: glass negatives, photographs/Indiana State Fair (1920-1930), farming, (1919-1920); Box 13: glass negatives, photographs/farm activity, (1955); Box 14: glass negatives/farm activity (undated); Box 15: glass negatives/Purdue band, Lamb Show, short course, (1936-1937); Box 16: slides - Purdue to Europe trip; glass negatives, photographs/Purdue dresses, Mrs. Mcgill, (1920-1937); Box 17: rolled document; annotations by Chester Allen; Box 18: photographs/livestock; Box 19: camera, photographs