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Allen, Edward W.

 Collection — Container: Edward W. Allen Folder
Identifier: KUMA-02-646

Scope and Contents

Folder 1. Photocopy of photograph, black and white, captioned "E. W. Allen" with index card reading "Photo, E. W. Allen, 1896 NW KS Conf Journal" (undated) Index card listing dates of service in Northwest Kansas Conference (1889-1931) and notation of his daughter's marriage notice in the Central Christian Advocate, June 19, 1901, p. 865 (undated) Index card with notes from previous archives, including dates of birth, death, conference affiliation, memoir locator (undated) Photocopy of page from unknown publication, giving pastors and dates served for Mankato Methodist Church (showing Rev. E. W. Allen as serving in 1887) (undated)


  • Existence: 1839-1931


Biographical or Historical Information

Edward W. Allen was born in 1839 in Indiana and died 1931 in Kansas at the age of 92. He was accepted into the Western Wisconsin Conference in 1866, and into the Northwest Kansas Conference in 1886. His appointments included Mankato (1887), Kirwin (1888), and Concordia (1896). He was also a delegate to the General Conference in 1896. Other appointments might be found in the Conference minutes. Rev. Allen is buried in Topeka Cemetery (Shawnee County, Kansas) alongside his wife Antoinette Allen (1841-1920) and son Clyde W. (1880-1952). He is mentioned in the roll of the Honored Dead in the Northwest Kansas Conference Journal for 1931, page 28, but there were no full-length memoirs written that year.

Note written by Sarah St. John


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Language of Materials



This collection contains information on Edward W. Allen, who served in the Northwest Kansas Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church beginning in the 1880s. He was superannuated in 1902 and retired in 1914.

Arrangement Note

The documents (all undated) are arranged in the original order described under "Scope and Contents."

Other Descriptive Information

Information from Kansas West card file: 1866 - West Wisconsin Conference 1888 - Northwest Kansas Conference 1896 - delegate to General Conference 1901 - daughter's marriage in the June 19 Central Christian Advocate (p. 805) 1902 - superannuated 1914 - retired

Ian Autry, Sarah St. John
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Repository Details

Part of the Baker University and Kansas United Methodist Archives Repository

518 8th Street
PO Box 65
Baldwin City KS 66006 US