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Allen family papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Vault 94

Scope and Contents

Collection includes papers relating to the Samoa Shipping & Trading Company and Allen family history. The collection relates primarily to the liquidation of the shipping company after the death of Captain E.F. Allen in 1924. It would appear that material in the collection was collated by Captain E.F. Allen's son Robert Houghton Allen who served in the Australian Imperial Forces during the First World War. Robert Allen died in New Zealand in 1972.


  • 1916 - 1929


Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted

Biographical / Historical

The Allen family were associated with The Samoa Shipping & Trading Co. which was liquidated on Captain Ernest Frederick Hughes Allan's death in 1924.


0.02 metres (1 folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Hugh Laracy, History Department, University of Auckland in December 1991.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand