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Allen Henry Wright Collection
MS.032  
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Description
The Allen Henry Wright Collection was donated to the San Diego Public Library Special Collections as a gift from Mr. Wright’s granddaughter Marilyn Mitchell Shaw. The collection contains materials related to the personal and professional life of Allen Henry Wright. It is divided into three series: Series I) Personal material, including correspondence and a collection of photographs of his family; Series II) Professional work, which includes a small amount of material from his career as the City Clerk for San Diego; his writings and correspondents as a professional correspondent; and a collection of photographs all relating to San Diego from approximately 1910 – 1920; Series III) Various publications, while not attributed to Wright, these publications accompanied the collection when received.
Extent
4 boxes, 3 ½ linear ft.
Restrictions
San Diego Public Library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claims of the copyright holder. Permission to copy or publish any portion of San Diego Public Library's collection must be given by the San Diego Public Library.
Availability
Collection is open for research.