Henry Attwool Allen

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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

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

Publications

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

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...
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...
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...
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

Portrait of Henry Attwooll Allen Geological Society of London archives.