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Series I. Biographical Materials [series]:
 
Family History [subseries]:
  1  
Guerdrum Ancestry
  1  
Swedish Newspaper
In Swedish

  1  
Gjerdrum Family Legal Papers
  1  
Family Correspondence and Financial Papers
Some in Swedish

  1  
Family Correspondence and Financial Papers
  1  
Gjerdrum, Olaf - Legal and Financial Papers
  1  
Gjerdrum, Olaf
In Swedish

  1  
Expenses: Legal and Financial Papers
Some in Swedish

  1  
St. Cloud Florida Property and Notes for Story of Lalla
  1  
Deed, Plans and Correspondence for House in Washington, D.C.
  1  
Family Correspondence
Includes photos marked " Grandmother Karlsson" and "My mother's parents and 12 children"

  1  
Family Correspondence
Some written by Signe Bartsch. Includes Olaf Gjerdrum's Civil Service documents and a poem by Laura Gjerdrum

  1  
Family Correspondence
"Letters to my mother" from Alexander Gjerdrum, my Uncle Otto and my Aunt Christina. Some in Swedish.

  1  
Gjerdrum, Laura - letters from her son George Guerdrum and from her Husband Olaf Gjerdrum
  1  
Gjerdrum, Laura, Signe Bartsch, Elin Kraemer - "Letters to my Mother"
Includes photographs of Laura (Karlsson) Gjerdrum, Sophia Charlotta Berglaund (Laura's mother) and Laura's Sister Clara (also listed are Agnes and Maria)

 
Story of Lalla [subseries]:
  1  
Old Letters to Mother for Story of Lalla
Includes newspaper clippings from 1922 in Danish

  1  
Box of Material Belonging to Laura Gjerdrum for "Story of Lalla"
Correspondence, Maps, Legal and Financial Papers

  1  
Bartsch, Signe Gjerdrum
  1  
From Jorgen Gjerdrum - Story of Lalla?
In Swedish

  1  
Notes and Thoughts on the Story of Lalla
Notebook: Mainly written by Signe Bartsch. Correspondence in the pages.

  1  
Family History - some written by Signe Bartsch
Notebook

  1  
Notes, Correspondence and Research
Some in Swedish

  1  
Translation off a Chapter about Elsa Allen's Grandfather
Some in Swedish

  1  
Translation from Storebrand - First Chapter Regarding Jorgen Gjerdrum, Elsa Allen's Grandfather
  1  
Picture Book of Stockholm
  1  
"Slektebok over en Fra Holsten Til Norge Indvandret Slekt" - Book about the Gjerdrum Family Genealogy
In Swedish or Danish

  1  
"Min Slakts Oden: En Kronika om Frander I Moderneled"
Swedish Book

  1  
Booklets on Oscar and Helena Larson
In Swedish

  1  
Notes on Sweden
Booklets in Swedish

  1  
"Vasteras" - book about the history of the Swedish town
  1  
Story of Lalla - Handwritten
Manuscript

  1  
Story of Lalla - Typewritten
Manuscript

 
Allen Family and Arthur Allen Biography [subseries]:
  1  
Allen Children School Records
  1  
McMillan Family History
  1  
Clan McMillian Memories Newsletter and other ancestral notes
  1  
Moore and Allen Family Trees
Note reads "To their children, grand-children, great-grandchildren"

  1  
Allen Family History (1)
  1  
Allen Family History (2)
  1  
Clan McMillan Materials
  4  
Arthur Allen Biography Materials and Chipmunk Study Article
Arthur's Memorial Service and a copy of Animal Kingdom with Elsa Allen's Chipmunk Study

  4  
Memo from Cornell University Office of Public Relations
  4  
The Clan MacMillan Magazine and Correspondence
  4  
Correspondence and other Materials
  4  
Arthur Allen Memorial Endowment
  4  
"The Curlew's Secret" for Arthur Allen's Biography
  4  
Elsa Allen's Manuscript for Arthur Allen's Biography
Includes a drawing of Arthur Allen by William Sargent

  4  
Drafts of Letters to James Perkins (not sent)
 
Personal Journals [subseries]:
  3  
"Cornell" - Journal
  2  
"My First Journal"
  2  
School Notes
Some personal entries

  2  
Florida Journal - Book 1
  2  
Florida Journal - Book 2
  2  
Personal Diary
  2  
Daily Journal
  2  
Daily Journal
Cornell University - National Geographic Society Expedition

  3  
"Continued from the Journal of Cornell University - National Geographic Expedition February 26, 1946"
  2  
Daily Journal
Diaries are written on one side and then flipped upside-down and the end and continued

  2  
Personal Journal
  2  
Daily Journal
Includes journey to Europe with Arthur Allen and the Tenth International Ornithologists Congress in Uppsala Sweden June 10-17, 1950

  2  
Daily Journal
  2  
Daily Journal
  2  
Daily Journal
  2  
Daily Journal
  2  
Daily Journal
  2  
Daily Journal
  2  
Daily Book
Includes some research notes

  2  
Swedish Journey
"Take to Sweden if possible 1967"

  2  
Daily Journal
  3  
Journal
Very few entries

  2  
Daily Journal
Regarding Arthur Allen's Last Year

  2  
Daily Journal
Information on Arthur Allen from Alumni Office. Journal is mostly left empty.

  2  
Daily Journal
  2  
Daily Journal
Writing about the fire that destroyed her home. Also notes on Mark Catesby and John Abbot

  2  
Address Book
  3  
Address book and List of people
Guest list for 50th Anniversary Party?

  2  
Engagement Calendar
Mostly Empty

 
Personal Documents and Cornell University Student Materials [subseries]:
  3  
Passports
  4  
Allen Estate
  4  
Pay stubs for work at the State of New York Conservation Grouse Station
  4  
Bank Statements and Correspondence
  4  
Travel Insurance
  3  
Zoology Field Notebook
  3  
Class Notebook
  3  
Zoology
  3  
Notebooks for Fishes, Amphibians, and Mammals
  3  
French Literature
Notebook: Loose pages of The History of American Ornithology Before Audubon tucked into the pages

  4  
"A Comparison of Racine's Phaedra with Euripides's Hippolytus, and Seneca's Phaedra" by Alice Dunbar
Submitted for the Corson-Browning Prize. Not Complete

  4  
"Dante Reports" Second Term 1911-1912
  4  
Central High School and Cornell University - Studies and Alumni Materials
  4  
Zoology Notes - Fishes
Notebook

  4  
Zoology Notes - Mammals
Notebook

  4  
Cornell Examination Book: Zoology
  4  
Class Notes
  4  
Society of the Sigma Xi Correspondence
Some Materials are confidential

  4  
History of Science Course
Notes and Texts

  4  
Alpha Omicron Pi Materials
Oversize

 
Personal Correspondence [subseries]:
  4  
Allen, Arthur
  4  
Allen, Arthur
  4  
Allen, Arthur
  4  
Allen, Arthur and their children
  4  
Allen, Arthur and their children
  4  
Allen, Arthur and their children
  4  
Allen, Arthur - Letters written by Arthur Allen on Elsa's behalf while she was in Europe
  4  
Allen, Arthur
Regarding Hudson Bay

  4  
Arthur and Elsa Allen's 50th Wedding Anniversary Party RSVPs
Includes an original copy of Arthur and Elsa Allen's wedding invitation from 1913

  4  
Arthur and Elsa Allen's 50th Wedding Anniversary Party RSVPs
  4  
Cards and Letters for Arthur and Elsa Allen's 50th Wedding Anniversary and Party
  6  
Allen, Arthur: Correspondence with the Lab of Ornithology after Arthur Allen's Death
  4  
Allen, Arthur: Letters of Condolence Received After Arthur Allen's Death
  4  
Humorous Letter to Elsa Allen from Arthur Allen signed "A. Sapsucker"
Note on folder "Helen Peterson's Party"

  4  
Allen Children
  4  
Allen Children
  4  
Allen Children and Grandchildren
  4  
Allen Children
  4  
Allen Children
  4  
Dolly's Letter to Phoebe
  4  
Allen Children - Schooling
  4  
Bartsch, Signe (Gjerdrum) - Sister
  4  
Bartsch, Signe (Gjerdrum) - Sister
  4  
Bartsch, Signe (Gjerdrum) - Sister
Includes note about Carolina Parakeet

  4  
Bartsch, Signe (Gjerdrum) - Sister
  4  
Bartsch, Signe (Gjerdrum) - Sister
  4  
Bartsch, Signe (Gjerdrum) - Sister
Also includes correspondence regarding Signe's illness

  5  
Bartsch, Signe (Gjerdrum) - Sister
Elsa's letters to Signe

  5  
Bartsch, Signe (Gjerdrum) - Sister
Elsa's letters to Signe

  5  
"A Christmas Poem to My Sister" by Elsa Allen
  5  
Dickson, Helen - Sister
  5  
Gjerdrum, Laura - Mother
  5  
Gjerdrum, Laura - Mother
  5  
Guerdrum, Geo. (Jorgen) - Brother
  5  
Kraemer, Elin - Aunt
  5  
Kraemer, Elin - Aunt
  5  
Kraemer, Elin - Aunt
  5  
Kraemer, Elin - Aunt - Regarding her aunt's illness and Estate
Includes some correspondence with Signe Bartsch and Geo Guerdrum

  5  
Kraemer, Elin - Aunt
  5  
Aunties Swedish Letters
Found as is.

  5  
Kraemer, Elin (Aunt) - Will and Correspondence Regarding Memorial and Will
oversized

  5  
Maddren, Milda (Elizabeth)
  5  
Wright, Anna (Allen) and Albert
Copy of a Letter from Louis Agassiz to Cornell's president Andrew D. White in 1867 - sent as a Christmas card.

  5  
Wright, Robert H., Captain
Includes an article "An episode of the North Atlantic" by Wright

  5  
Letters from Norway and Sweden
Includes a photograph of Elsa Allen

  5  
Letters from Home - Sweden and England
Includes correspondence with Arthur Allen, Allen Children, Signe (Gjerdrum) Bartsch, British Museum, Elin Kraemer, Tompkins County Trust Company, H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.

  5  
Letters from Home while in Europe
  5  
Cornell University Class of 1912 Reunion
  5  
General Personal Correspondence
  5  
General Personal Correspondence
  5  
General Personal Correspondence
  5  
General Personal Correspondence
  5  
General Personal Correspondence
  5  
General Personal Correspondence
  5  
General Personal Correspondence
  5  
General Personal Correspondence - Cards
  5  
General Personal Correspondence
  6  
Telegraphs
  6  
Personal Business Correspondence
  6  
Personal Business Correspondence - Insurance
 
General Personal [subseries]:
  3  
Pocket Bible
  6  
Peggy's Journal of the Children
  6  
News from Norway - During the War and Scandinavian Bulletins
  6  
French Notes, Labrador
  6  
Vecko-Journalen - Swedish Newspaper and a Swedish Christmas Magazine - Stridsropet
  6  
Programs for Events
  6  
Party for Arthur Allen
Poetry, guest list and illustrations

  6  
Newspaper Clippings
  6  
Poetry by Elsa Allen
  6  
"Musings of an Ornithology Student" by Elsa Allen
Poem

  6  
Ephemera
Ribbon with small medal with an embossed ice skate and the letters W. S. K.; licenses; identification cards

  6  
Miscellaneous
Printed Quotes from Edmund Burke and Russell; Letter Signed "An Old Maid"

  6  
Elsa Allen Memorial
  6  
Southwest Pacific and "Mrs. Allen's School for Genteel Females"
Some humorous materials

  22  
Trial Will (for distribution of her possessions.)
In same journal as ornithological notes

  26  
Prints from Dolly's first play - poem by Bell Sargeant
Oversized

   
The Nashville Tennessean Magazine
 
Personal Photographs [subseries]:
 
Prints [subseries]:
  21  
Family Photography Album
Album

  21  
Gjerdrum, Olaf
  21  
Gjerdrum, Laura - Mother
  21  
Gjerdrum, Laura and house in Florida
  21  
Unidentified: Possibly Elsa's brothers and sisters before she was born
  21  
Sweden and Auntie's letters
  21  
Elin Kramer's Last Picture and ?ill Wooster Lalla (Clara?)
Photographs found in folder regarding Aunt Elin Kramer

  21  
Kraemer, Elin (Peggy?) and baby
  21  
Family Photographs
Most are labeled

  21  
Family Photographs
Most are labeled

  21  
Laura Gjerdrum with the Allen Children and Arthur with Glen and Glennie
  21  
Kraemer, Elin photograph and correspondence
  21  
Other Swedish Relatives
  21  
Karlsson and Gjerdrum Family Portraits
  21  
"Mother's Children before my time, use in Story of Lalla"
  26  
Elsa Allen as a child
In box with other glass plate negatives

  21  
Allen, Elsa (Guerdrum) as a young woman
  21  
Allen, Elsa photos used for passport
  21  
Allen Children
Part of a letter on the back of the photographs

  21  
Allen Children


  21  
Unidentified Photographs
  21  
Unidentified Person
Captain Robert H. Wright?

  21  
Guerdrum, Helene and Cornell Classmates
  21  
Cornell Class of 1912, Classmates
  21  
Cornell Class of 1912, Reunion
  21  
Cornell Class of 1912 - Reunion
Includes a few color slides

  25  
Guerdrum, Helene for Story of Lalla
Oversized

  26  
Cornell Class of 1912, Classmates
Group portraits and pages from an album - Oversized

  26  
Misc. Personal Photographs
House, group portrait and portrait of Elsa Allen used for passport - Oversized

  26  
Elsa and Allen, Elsa at the John Abbot Memorial dedication and unidentified portrait
Oversized

  21  
England and Cambridge
 
35mm Slides [subseries]:
  21  
Austria - Grossglockner and Salzburg
  21  
Austria - Salzburg and Zurich
  21  
Zurich and Stein-on-Rhine
  21  
Shoreham-by-Sea and Stockholm
  21  
Switzerland and Austria
  21  
Cambridge University
  21  
Cambridge and London
  21  
Norway
  21  
Swedish cultural locations
  21  
Loose Slide and Mr. and Mrs. Thorpe
  21  
Dolly and Joe
Includes unlabeled landscapes

  21  
Arthur Allen Memorial in Sage Chapel at Cornell University