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Americana, 1765-1969.

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Author/Creator:
Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982, collector.
Language:
English.
Earliest date:
1765
Latest date:
1950
Format:
  • Manuscript/Archive
  • 1.75 linear ft.
Summary:
Correspondence, documents, photographs, early American newspapers, and printed matter. Includes documents signed by George Washington and 27 other U.S. presidents, government officials, and seven early California Governors. Correspondents include William Jennings Bryan, Hamilton Fish, eight U.S. presidents, and other American government, civilian and military figures. Lithograph portraits with facsimile signatures of all the presidents from George Washington through Buchanan. Photographs with autographs of all the presidents from Abraham Lincoln through Eisenhower with the exception of President Arthur. Accession #87-035 consists of photographs, lithographs, and broadsides which were transferred from the book collection in the Robinson Room. It is one print box and one map folder. The items are unlisted.
Finding Aid:
Unpublished guide available in Reading Room and online.
Provenance:
Gift of Elmer E. Robinson, 1959 and 1969.
Contributor:
Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982, collector.
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