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Guide to the Alfred W. Robertson Papers
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Alfred W. Robertson

Box 1: 1

Assembly Career (California State Assembly) - mainly copies of legislative bills, clippings, and correspondence, with annotations by Marilyn Robertson, ca. 1935-1958

Box 1: 2

Biographical File - includes early Occidental College material, correspondence, clippings, and research files of Willie Wilton, along with draft biography by Marilyn Robertson, ca. 1911-1972

Box 1: 3

Clippings, ca. 1937-1968

Box 1: 4

Constitution of California revision, 1947

Box 1: 5

Correspondence - includes letters from several California officials, such as Governor Earl Warren, 1950-1955

Box 1: 6-7

Death - obituaries, condolences, memorial book, 1958

Box 1: 8

Oil Bill, 1938, 1954

Box 1: 9

Photographs - mainly b/w publicity shots of Robertson and other dignitaries, ca. 1947-1959

Box 1: 10

Robertson Gym - correspondence, press releases, articles, and programs, 1959

Box 1: 11

Sproul, Robert G. - 25th Anniversary Event Honoring Sproul, President of the UC Board of Regents, with transcripts of speeches by Sproul and Edwin Pauley, 1956

Box 1: 12

Storke, Thomas M. (highlighting the differences of opinion re Robertson's and Storke's roles in making Santa Barbara State College part of the UC system) - copies of clippings, memorial, and other material, annotate by Marilyn Robertson, ca. 1944-1966

Box 1: 13

University of California (transfer of Santa Barbara State College) - including copy of 1943 bill, as well as other correspondence, clippings, and documents, ca. 1943-1958

 

Marilyn C. Robertson

Box 1: 14

Correspondence and other material about her activities and her husband's career, 1940-1979

 

Samuel W. Robertson (AWR's father)

Box 1: 15

Correspondence, 1918, 1954

 

Oversize

Box 2: 1

Document admitting AWR to practice law in the state of California, 1913

 

Scrapbooks - mainly clippings of legislative issues, including constitutional revision, UC, Thomas M. Storke on UC Board of Regents; some correspondence, photographs, and election items; also includes some loose items

Box 2: 2

1906-1910 (high school and college years)

Box 3: 1

ca. 1934-1944

Box 4: 1-3

ca. 1947-1957

 

Sound Recordings

Tape No. A6620

78rpm - 25th anniversary honoring Robert Sproul, with Ed Pauley and Robertson remarks, May 2, 1956

Tape No. A6621

Open Reel - 25th anniversary, May 2, 1956

Tape No. A6622

Cassette - Dedication of Alfred W. Robertson Memorial Gymnasium, Sept. 18, 1959