Scope and Contents
This collection contains letters sent to Harrison F. Allis by friends and family while studying at Hanover College in Indiana and after returning home to Evansville, Indiana, ranging from 1872 to 1884. The letters detail life in Evansville and what his friends and family were doing. H.D. Allis, Harrison F. Allis' father, makes a brief mention in his first letter about an earthquake that struck nearby. His friend, Pussy Walter, recounts a visit and speech given by Vice President Henry Wilson....