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Margaret Stevens Allen collection, 1976

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Collection Scope and Content

This collection consists of a single memorial booklet for her husband Neal, who died in 1976. The booklet contains two of her poems: “Autumn” and “This Road.”

Biographical/Historical Note

Margaret Stevens Allen was born in 1884. She married Neal Woodside Allen in 1909 and they had one son, Charles W., in 1912. The Allens honeymooned at Lobster Lake near Moosehead, and their memories of that trip were collected in a book called Umbazooksus and Beyond: the Maine Woods Remembered. Margaret Stevens Allen died at the age of 93 in 1977.