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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.

Writings by Moncure Robinson, 1881, 1883, inclusive

Box: 10, Folder: 21 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Biographies of Moncure Robinson, 1889, 1949, inclusive

Box: 10, Folder: 22 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

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.

Charlotte Randall Taylor Robinson, letter received, undated

Box: 10, Folder: 23 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

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.

Kenneth Robinson, letter received (from Herman Foster Robinson), undated

Box: 10, Folder: 24 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

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.

Charlie Robinson, letters received (from Pauline Lentilhon Robinson), 1903, inclusive

Box: 10, Folder: 25 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
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