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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.

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Series III: Dr. Beverley Robinson (1862-1922)

Scope and Contents note

The correspondence in this series includes letters specifically addressed to Dr. Beverley Robinson and letters addressed by the Robinson children to both him and Anna, (often Mamma and Pappa). The letters are mainly personal, from friends and family describing everyday events or travel. There is little correspondence regarding professional matters and some of the correspondence is in French. Almost all of the letters from 1903 express support for his son Beverley R. Robinson's candidacy for Alderman. The correspondence also includes letters from Beverley Robinson to family members while he was studying medicine in Paris during the American Civil War. Although Beverley mentions the cholera epidemic in Paris during that time, his letters mostly detail his homesickness and his studies.

This series also contains writings and memorabilia for Beverley Robinson. It includes some of his published medical writings as well as certificate from Pennsylvania Adjutant General's Office stating he served for 90 days in the State Militia. Other than this certificate, there is no information on Beverley Robinson's efforts in the Gettysburg campaign in the American Civil War.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Dr. Beverley Robinson, letters received
1882-1889
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Dr. Beverley Robinson, letters received
1890-1894
Box: 9 Folder : 3 Dr. Beverley Robinson, letters received
1895-1899
Box: 9 Folder : 4 Dr. Beverley Robinson, letters received
1900-1909
Box: 9 Folder : 5 Dr. Beverley Robinson, letters received
1910-1914
Box: 9 Folder : 6 Dr. Beverley Robinson, letters received
1915
Box: 9 Folder : 7 Dr. Beverley Robinson, letters received
1916-1923
Box: 9 Folder : 8 Dr. Beverley Robinson, letters received
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 9 Dr. Beverley Robinson, letters sent home from Paris
1862-1865
Box: 9 Folder : 10 Dr. Beverley Robinson, Civil War Memorabilia
1863, 1893
Box: 9 Folder : 11 Dr. Beverley Robinson, Medical Writings
1875-1922
Box: 9 Folder : 12 Poems and Reflective Writings
1894, 1901, undated
Box: 9 Folder : 13 Legal Papers to Stay in France
1865
Box: 9 Folder : 14 Invitations and Receipts
1895-1903
Box: 9 Folder : 15 Certificates
1898, undated

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