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Collection-level Scope and Content Note
The Rudolf Allers papers consist of 51 copies of 25 pamphlets by Allers on psychiatry and philosophy arranged in 25 folders in two boxes.
1900-1950; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950
Collection Level Scope and Contents note
During the nineteenth century great fortunes were made by various entrepreneurs in the cotton industry of Lancashire. One of the most remarkable of these cotton masters was Edward Hermon (1821?-1881), the managing partner of Horrocks, Miller & Company, an early giant in the field. Hermon became the conservative M.P. for Preston (1868-1881) as well as an eminent art collector, sportsman, philantropist and builder. His papers, dating between 1864 and 1867, cover a variety of topics, but...