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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 XI: Smith Family (1822-1903)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains material relating to the Smith Family, which was the family of Anna Foster Robinson's grandmother.

Subseries 1: Gamaliel Smith, (1822-1823)

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains a letter from Gamaliel Smith, the great-grandfather of Anna Foster Robinson, to other family members. The memorial to Gamaliel Smith includes stories recounted by Eliza Smith Lentilhon of her father and their family in early nineteenth-century New York.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Gamaliel Smith, letter sent to Edward L Smith and Mary M. Smith
1822
Box: 12 Folder : 7 Memorial of Gamaliel Smith
1823
Subseries 2: William Smith, (1901-1903)

Scope and Contents note

The letters to William Smith or "Uncle William" are from Pauline and Anna Robinson. The 1903 letter from Anna briefly describes the service the family had for her brother, Herman.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 12 Folder : 8 William Smith, letters received
1901-1903

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