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Identifier: PAS 0137
Scope and Contents The original scrapbooks were compiled by Penelope Johnson Allen. These were photocopied and bound in 4 alphabetical volumes available on library shelves. Additional photocopy is in boxes with the original volumes, which are quite fragile. Penelope Johnson Allen (1886-1985) was a native of Chattanooga, Tenn. She graduated from Chattanooga High School in 1904 and attended Mrs. Starrett’s School in Chicago, and Western College at Oxford, Ohio. After college, she was a newspaper reporter in...
Identifier: MSC 0617
Scope and Contents Penelope Johnson Allen (1886-1985) was a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She graduated from Chattanooga High School in 1904 and attended Mrs. Starrett’s School in Chicago, and Western College at Oxford, Ohio. After college, she was a newspaper reporter in Chattanooga and active in the suffrage movement in Tennessee. Penelope Johnson Allen was active in a number of clubs and lineage societies and was avid genealogist and historian. Mrs. Allen served as one of the state supervisors for the...
Identifier: PAS 0138
Scope and Contents Originals and copies from “Leaves from the Family Tree,” a genealogical column by Penelope Johnson Allen in the Chattanooga Times, 1930s. The originals were used to produce a book published by the Southern Historical Press, and copies of the book were sent to the McClung Collection as a gift by Silas E. Lucas, Jr. The original articles were glued onto new galley sheets for printing. ix, 372, 373-453 index. + 2 cataloged volumes of photocopies (deaccessioned from McClung Collection card catalog...
Identifier: MSC 0618
Scope and Contents Genealogical research by Penelope Johnson Allen, given by her granddaughter Mrs. Helen Maroon. Includes: The Family of Gossett by Evangeline Gossett Newcomer; Chatata Valley by Elizabeth Cate Manly; Howard Family Record: A Short Sketch of My Life by James Marion Howard; The DeKalb Legend, Vol. 5, 1977-78; Morgan Migrations, 4 issues; Northwest Georgia Historical & Genealogical Society Quarterly, 1 issue; 14 folders of genealogical research. Additional genealogical items, photographs,...