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Guide to the Robinson Family Papers
1822-1966 (Bulk 1860-1940)
  MS 520, MS 2309

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Collection processed by Maurita Baldock

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 02, 2011
Description is in English.

Container List

Series VII: Extended Robinson Family Members (1881-1949)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains letters, writings, and biographies of members of the extended Robinson family of Dr. Beverley and Anna and their children Beverley R., Herman, Pauline, and Anna. Each subseries contains only a small amount of material on each family member.

Subseries 1: Moncure Robinson, (1881-1949)

Scope and Contents note

These items relate to Moncure Robinson, Dr. Beverley Robinson's father, who was a famous civil engineer and a pioneer of the American railway system. His writings in this series include "A Survey and Report of Railway Transactions over the Allegheny Portage" and an obituary of his friend Henry Seybert.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 21 Writings by Moncure Robinson
1881, 1883
Box: 10 Folder : 22 Biographies of Moncure Robinson
1889, 1949
Subseries 2: Charlotte Randall Taylor Robinson, (undated)

Scope and Contents note

This letter to Charlotte Randall Taylor Robinson, Moncure Robinson's wife, is from a relative describing the good behavior of young Beverley, presumably the elder Beverley Robinson.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 23 Charlotte Randall Taylor Robinson, letter received
undated
Subseries 3: Kenneth Robinson, (undated)

Scope and Contents note

This letter from Herman Foster Robinson describes his application for a position as Secretary in the United States Ligation at Peking.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 24 Kenneth Robinson, letter received (from Herman Foster Robinson)
undated
Subseries 4: Charlie Robinson, (1903)

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains one letter from Pauline Lentilhon Robinson describing her social life and sightseeing in Rome.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 25 Charlie Robinson, letters received (from Pauline Lentilhon Robinson)
1903

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