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A Finding Aid to the Florence Allen papers, 1920-1997

Florence Allen papers, 1920-1997

Allen, Florence W. (Florence Wysinger), 1913-1997

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.5 linear ft.

Summary: Writings, correspondence, b&w and color photographs of family and friends, including photos of Allen with Paul Newman and Harry Belafonte; clippings, and printed matter, including photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles.

Biographical/Historical Note

Florence Allen (1913-1997) was an artist's model from San Francisco, Calif.

Provenance

Donated 1995 and 1999 by Florence Allen via Austin Conkey, an informal executor, who maintained Allen's papers for her.