Title: Allen P. Crawford Collections
Creator: Crawford, Allen P. (1914-2010)
Biography: includes image
Provenance: The Allen P. Crawford Papers were donated to the university by Allen P. Crawford between 1997 and 2010. They were transferred to Special Collections and Archives in 2013. The Allen P. Crawford Mark Twain Collection was donated to Special Collections and Archives on November 1, 2006.
Extent: 2.3 linear ft (6 boxes); 0.63 linear ft (2 boxes)
Date Range: 1965-1997; 1874-2006
Abstract: The Allen P. Crawford Papers include information related to the large collection of artwork donated to the university by Allen P. Crawford between 1965 and 1997. The Allen P. Crawford Mark Twain Collection includes documents and photographs related to Mark Twain, which were gathered by Crawford between 1939 and 2006.
Arrangement: Arranged by material type and date.
Scope and Content:
Allen P. Crawford Papers: Boxes 1-2: Artist files; Box 3: Materials on the painter Hudson Mindell Kitchell; Boxes 4-5: materials on Hudson Mindell Kitchell, Allen P. Crawford and the West View Gallery, and various antique pieces; Box 6: Curiosity Shop of American Artists, an unpublished manuscript by Allen P. Crawford
Allen P. Crawford Mark Twain Collection: Box 1: Photographs and documents related to Mark Twain; Box 2: Magazines and news articles on Mark Twain
Allen P. Crawford Papers
Allen P. Crawford Mark Twain Collection
Location: Manuscript Collection
Accession #: 2013-057 and 2006-076