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Helen K. Allen papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS858f

Scope and Content

This collection contains personal and professional documents from Helen K. Allen's life. Included are a ticket stub from the Atlanta Food Show, a Stone Mountain donation stub, and a booklet commemorating ten years of the Fourth National Bank of Atlanta. The collection also includes a receipt from Davison-Paxon-Stokes Co., a letter from Belding-Heminway-Corticelli regarding the re-stocking of a textile machine, an order form for Myron E. Freeman & Bro. jewelers, and a ledger recording pearl stringings.


  • 1906-1966, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Helen Frances Kenady Allen (1982-1987) was born to native Georgian John Graham Kenady (1846-1913) and Scottish immigrant Ella Fleming Kenady (1851-1892). She was the youngest of her four siblings, Flemsey (1888-?), Fred (1884-1947), and Grace (1881-1930). In 1918, she married Howard Hamilton Allen (1885-1954) and they had one daughter, Betty J. Allen (1924-). Additional biographical information about Helen Allen has not been determined.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1993

Related Archival Materials

Visual materials have been separated from the collection. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.
Helen K. Allen papers
Hallie Lonial
April 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305