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Francis G. Allinson photograph album

Identifier: HC.MC-975-06-005

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume photograph album of Francis G. Allinson. The album features photographs from Allinson's travels in Europe, particularly of landscapes, buildings, ruins, and mountains. According to some of the labels on the photos, a number of photos were taken in Germany, along the Rhine river. also included are a nuimber of Quaker portraits, including portraits of: Charles S. Taylor, Abraham Taylor, Lizzie Rob, Belle Pugh, Amelia Gummere, Bessie Eyre, William Kimber, Howard Taylor, Samuel Alsop, Edward Allinson, and Samuel Gummere.


  • 1833


Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Francis Greenleaf Allinson (1856-1931) was born December 16, 1856 in Burlington, N.J., the son of William James Allinson and Rebecca W. Hinchman Allinson. Allinson was educated at Haverford College, where he earned his B.A. in 1876 and his M.A. in 1879. He received a second B.A. from Harvard in 1877, and his Ph.D. from John Hopkins University in 1880. In 1885, he married Mary Irwin Carey, and the couple had one daughter, Susanne Allinson (b. 1887). His first wife died in 1901, and he married Anne Crosby Emery in 1905. Allinson taught Latin and Greek at Haverford College, he was the Headmaster at the University School in Baltimore, Md. He was an assistant professor of Greek, 1882. He also taught at Brown University in 1895. Allinson pbulished "Greek Lands and Letters" which was reproduced in multiple editions. He retired from teaching in 1928, and died on June 23, 1931.


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Related Materials

MC 968 Allinson family papers

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Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October 2015.
Francis G. Allinson photograph album, 1833
Kara Flynn
October 2015
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