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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



Acquired from John 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