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A-6

Allen, Florence Ellinwood, 1884-1966. Papers of Florence Ellinwood Allen, 1921-1958: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: A-6
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Florence Ellinwood Allen, 1884-1966
Title: Papers of Florence Ellinwood Allen, 1921-1958
Date(s): 1921-1958
Quantity: .42 linear feet (1 file box) plus 1 folio+ folder)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Biographical material, addresses, court decisions, etc., of Florence Ellinwood Allen, first woman lawyer appointed to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, for the Sixth Circuit.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 53-46
Received July, August, 1953. Gift of The Honorable Florence E. Allen, United States Circuit Court of Appeals, Cleveland 4, Ohio.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Florence Ellinwood Allen as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Florence Ellinwood Allen Papers, 1921-1958; item description, dates. A-6, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

SEPARATION RECORD

The following books were received with Allen's papers:

BIOGRAPHY

Florence Ellinwood Allen was the first woman lawyer to be appointed to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, for the 6th circuit in 1934. Allen (1884-1966) had been a judge of the Supreme Court of Ohio, and earlier, judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Papers of the first woman lawyer to be appointed to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, for the 6th circuit. Biographical material, addresses, and court decisions, also her three commissions.

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Additional Index Terms

International law
Judges
Lawyers
Ohio--Politics and government
Peace
Political science
Women judges
Women lawyers
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906

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