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John W. Allen digital images and writings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 73

Scope and Contents

The John W. Allen digital images and writings (2001-2002; 0.2 cubic feet) documents Allen's research on entheogenic fungi.


  • 2001-2002
  • Other: Majority of material found in 2001-2002
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/01/2010


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. Electronic records in this collection have been migrated to an archives server and digital use copies can only be accessed onsite in the Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center. Please request digital record prior to arriving at the Research Center.

Biographical or Historical Information

John Allen has done extensive research in the field of ethnomycology; he has received degrees from Seattle Community College in Mycology and a degree from the Washington Technical Institute in Graphic Art. Allen also served as Dr. Mark D. Merlin’s research associate at the University of Hawaii. He has published extensively on mushrooms and recently co-authored works such as “Kratom, The Energetic Thai Opiate” with Muraco and Teonanacatl: A Bibliography of Entheogenic Fungi with Jochen Gartz. Source: Allen, John W. “A Biography of Mushroom John.” Mushroom John’s Tales of the Shrooms.

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368.33 Megabytes

368.33 MB other_unmapped

3.00 items

368.33 Megabytes

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Source of Acquisition

John Allen

Method of Acquisition


Processing Information

The collection was donated to the archives on three CDs. For ease of access and preservation, archivists have transferred the content to an archives server. The order as received has been maintained; the titles of each CD noted in the inventory.
John W. Allen digital images and writings
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Leaman, Kristin
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Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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