Henry Attwool Allen

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Date Details
1854 Born November 14th.
1875 Joined Survey as Temporary Fossil Collector.
1882 Assistant Naturalist.
1898 Assistant Curator of Fossils.
1901 Geologist.
1919 Retired.
1934 Died.

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Pringle, J. Obituary - Henry Atwool Allen. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 92 p.xcix. 1936

Obituary - Henry Atwool Allen. [1850-1934]. Proceedings of the Geologists Association. v. 46 p.90. 1935

Mr. H. A. Allen. Nature 134, 562 (1934). https://doi.org/10.1038/134562b0

Publications[edit]

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Allen, H.A. Catalogue of types and figured specimens from British Devonian strata preserved in the Museum of practical geology : Summary of progress of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom and Museum of Practical Geology for 1900, Appendix 2, p.196-216.

Allen, H.A. Catalogue of types and figured specimens from British fossil Phyllocarida preserved in the Museum of practical geology : Summary of progress of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom and Museum of Practical Geology for 1901, Appendix 1, p.200-203.

Allen, H.A. Catalogue of types and figured specimens from British Palaeozoic Echinodermata preserved in the Museum of practical geology : Summary of progress of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom and Museum of Practical Geology for 1901, Appendix 2, p.204-211.

Allen, H.A. Catalogue of types and figured specimens from British Pliocene and Pleistocene strata preserved in the Museum of practical geology : Summary of progress of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom and Museum of Practical Geology for 1900, Appendix 1, p.182-195.

Allen, H.A. (1899). Catalogue of types and figured specimens from Eocene and Oligocene Series preserved in the Museum of practical geology : Summary of progress of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom and Museum of Practical Geology for 1899, Appendix 1, p.195-208.

Allen, H.A. Catalogue of types and figured specimens of British Cretaceous Gasteropoda preserved in the Museum of Practical Geology, London : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of GB and the Museum of Practical Geology for 1915, Appendix 2, p.47-51.

Allen, H.A. Catalogue of types and figured specimens of British Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata preserved in the Museum of Practical Geology, London : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of GB and the Museum of Practical Geology for 1914, Appendix 2, p.66-79.

Allen, H.A. Catalogue of types and figured specimens of British Lamellibranchiata from the Lower, Middle and Upper Oolites, preserved in the Museum of Practical Geology, London : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of GB and the Museum of Practical Geology for 1905, Appendix 4, p.175-195.

Allen, H.A. Catalogue of types and figured specimens of British Lamellibranchiata from the Rhaetic Beds and Lias, preserved in the Museum of Practical Geology, London : Summary of Progress of the Geological Survey of GB and the Museum of Practical Geology for 1904, Appendix 5, p.172-177.

Howe, J.A. ; Teall, J.J.H. ; Ussher, W.A.E. ; Allen, H.A. ; Cantrill, T.C. ; Dixon, E.E.L. ; Macalister, D.A. ; Hall, T.C. Visit to the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street : Saturday, March 28th, 1908. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 20(6) 1908 p.467-472.

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DC/A/C/24/209,221 H A Allen: Letters on his appointment.
GSM/DC/A/C/25/18 H A Allen: Letters on his promotion.
GSM/GL/Al A W Allen
GSM/GL/Bm/1 Correspondence: letters to H.A.Allen, R.Crookall, J.S.Flett, J.A.Howe, F.L.Kitchin, W.F.P.McLintock, J.Pringle, B.Smith and C.J.Stubblefield. Some letters to Bromehead.
GSM/GL/Bw/29/162 H A Allen: Letters on his move to Yorkshire.
GSM/GL/Cn/1 Correspondence with other geologists; letters to H.A.Allen, C.H.Dinham, Flett, Kitchin, J.Pringle, Rudler, Strahan and H.H.Thomas.
GSM/GL/Ct/4 Correspondence: letters to H.Allen, E.B.Bailey, Hester, Kitchin, Stubblefield, H.H.Thomas and others
GSM/GL/De/5 Correspondence: letters to C.H.Dinham, F.L.Kitchin, B.Smith, C.J.Stubblefield, H.A.Allen.
GSM/GL/Jb/3 Correspondence with other geologists. Including: H.A.Allen, F.H.Hatch, F.L.Kitchin, G.W.Lamplugh, F.W.Rudler, Teall, W.W.Wattts, W.Whitaker and H.B.Woodward. Some letters to Jukes-Browne.
GSM/GX/Bm/1/5 Letters from H A Allen, E T Newton, J Pringle and F L Kitchin With a list of specimens
GSM/GX/Hr/3/1 Letters to J Geikie, Kitchin, Allen and H B Woodward

Other archives[edit]

Portrait of Henry Attwooll Allen Geological Society of London archives.