Papers of Oswald Allen

Scope and Content

This collection consists of one volume - a handwritten autobiography of Oswald Allen's life.

Administrative / Biographical History

Oswald Allen was born in Yorkshire in 1767. In 1833 he started working on his memoirs, which were later donated to the York Reference Library.

Access Information


Material is available subject to the usual terms and conditions of access to Archives and Local History collections.

Custodial History

Previously held by York Reference Library, and transferred to the Archive in April 2015.