Robinson Family Papers,1868-1950.

Collection Number: 1960

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Robinson family papers, 1868-1950.
Collection Number:
1960
Creator:
Robinson family.
Quantity:
2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Legal and financial records, correspondence, printed material, photographs, and blueprints.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, legal documents, and related papers dealing with the law practice and family life of James Richards Robinson.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Papers include correspondence, legal documents, and related papers dealing with the law practice of James Richards Robinson (1885-1953); letters from constituents and special interest groups, copies of bills and hearings, and miscellaneous items pertaining to his service as a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, 1923-1936; scattered letters and pamphlets relating to his early Pesbyterian pastorate at Weston, Schuyler County. A stock ledger, subscribers' list, and advertising cuts of the Danby Telephone Co., ca.1912-1926, and broadsides, trade cards, pamphlets, and photographs from Ithaca, New York and elsewhere. Also papers, 1868-1881, of Mr. Robinson's father, James, Sr., principal of Southold Academy, Suffolk County, which include letters, a roll book, a student petition, school announcements and bills, manuscript orations and essays; personal and household accounts, 1868-1880; a scrapbook and estate settlement papers of Douglass Boardman, a distant relative of James Robinson; and blueprints (1922-1926) of the Masonic Temple in Ithaca.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Robinson family.
Boardman, Douglass, 1822-1891.
Boardman, Douglass, 1822-1891
Robinson, James Richards
Robinson, James Richards.
Robinson, James, Sr.
Robinson, James, Sr
Danby Telephone Company.
Masonic Temple (Ithaca, N.Y.)
New York (State). Legislature. Assembly.
New York (State). Legislature. Assembly
Southold Academy.

Subjects:
Law -- New York (State)
Politics, Practical.
Presbyterians -- New York (State) -- Weston.
Religion.
Lawyers.
Politicians.
Law
Lawyers
Politicians
Politics, Practical
Presbyterians
Religion

Places:
New York (State)
Schuyler County (N.Y.)
Weston (N.Y.)
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Schuyler County

Form and Genre Terms:
Accounts.
Blueprints.
Broadsides.
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Robinson family papers, #1960. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

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