Howard W. Robison Papers,[ca. 1956-1974]

Collection Number: 3394

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Howard W. Robison papers, [ca. 1956-1974]
Collection Number:
3394
Creator:
Howard W.(Howard Winfield), Robison 1915-1987.
Quantity:
238 cubic ft., 23 tape recordings.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, invitations, and personal papers.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Personal papers and clippings from years in office as a member of the House of Representatives. Papers include files relating to campaigns and elections, constituent requests, general files, files relating to bills, invitations, files relating to military and social security cases, military academies, veterans, gun control, the Vietnam War and the draft, aging and senior citizens, and files relating to local issues such as post offices, local airports, floods, interns, federally-funded projects, and Cornell University.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Congressman.
Howard W. Robison practiced law in Owego, N.Y., served as county attorney of Tioga County, N.Y. from 1946 until 1956 when he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of W. Sterling Cole; he was reelected and served in the House of Representatives until his retirement in 1974.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, invitations, other personal papers, bills, press releases, and clippings from years in office as a member of the House of Representatives. Papers include files relating to campaigns and elections, constituent requests, general files, files relating to bills, invitations, files relating to military and social security cases, military academies, veterans, gun control, the Vietnam War and the draft, aging and senior citizens, and files relating to local issues such as post offices, local airports, floods, interns, federally-funded projects, and Cornell University.
Also, tapes of "Robison Reports," 1968-1974, interviews on national events, John T. Calkins, interviewer.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Robison, Howard W.1915-1987.
Calkins, John T.,
Cornell University.
Republican Party (N.Y.)
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
United States Air Force Academy.
United States Military Academy.
United States Naval Academy.
United States.Congress.House.

Subjects:
Politics, Practical.
Elections--New York (State)--New York.
Veterans--Medical care.
Military pensions.
Floods--New York (State)--New York.
Social security--United States.
Aged--United States--Services for.
Draft--United States.
Firearms--United States--Law and legislation.
Postal service--United States--Postmasters.
Draft--United States.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--United States.
Airports--New York (State)--New York.
Politicians.

Places:
New York (State)--Politics and government.
United States--Politics and government.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Restricted for 30 years from date of transfer, 1973. Access to the correspondence and papers in advance of the 30 year limitation requires the written permission of the heirs of Howard Robison.
Restrictions on use:
Case files are availabel to legitimate scholars with the understanding that the identity of individuals in these files is not to be made public. Reference can be made to individual cases, but only on an anonymous basis.
Cite As:
Howard W. Robison papers, #3394. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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