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William Callyhan Robinson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1441

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of the journals of William C. Robinson and his wife, Anna E. H. Robinson. Each volume records the daily thoughts and activities of the individuals while they lived and worked in New Haven, Connecticut. Both William and Anna Robinson were deeply religious and there is evidence of this throughout the journals.

Dates

  • 1869-1881

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Arrangement

The papers are arranged chronologically.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1441

Overview

The papers consist of the journals of William C. Robinson and his wife, Anna E. H. Robinson. Each volume records the daily thoughts and activities of the individuals while they lived and worked in New Haven, Connecticut. Both William and Anna Robinson were deeply religious and there is evidence of this throughout the journals.

Biographical / Historical

William C. Robinson was born in Norwich, Connecticut on July 26, 1834. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1854, and the General Theological Seminary, New York in 1857. After about five years of work in the active ministry, Robinson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1864. He practiced law in New Haven, Connecticut and was an instructor (1869-1872) and professor (1872-1896) at the Yale Law School. He published numerous works and headed the law department at Catholic University (1896-1911). Robinson died on November 6, 1911.
Title
Guide to the William Callyhan Robinson Papers
Author
compiled by Carol King
Date
May 1986
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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