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Alvin James Allen fonds
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- Allen, Alvin James, 1906-1988
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- 2 cm of textual records
- 3 photographs
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Alvin James Allen was born at Yarmouth, N.S. in 1906, the son of Charles and Sadie (nee Zwicker) Allen. He resided on Main Street, Yarmouth, joined the Merchant Marines in 1922, and earned his Master Mariner's papers in 1944. Allen died 12 April 1988 at Dartmouth.
Records were donated by Mrs. Sharon Burbridge.
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Fonds consists of records pertaining to Alvin Allen's career in the Merchant Marines and consists of 2 series: World War II records and Master's papers.
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Researchers must use copies of photographs. Access to originals is by permission of archivist only.
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Further accruals are not expected.