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Register of the Robinette Family Papers, 1845-1910
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CONTAINER LIST

 

BOX 1: ROBINETTE FAMILY PAPERS, 1845-1910

 

1.1: MEMORABILIA

 

-3 eyeglasses in cases: pince nez worn by Gwendolyn E. Dougherty (1905), eyeglasses ["worn by F.A. Dougherty, Sr. until his death, November 15, 1942], eyeglasses ["worn by Grandfather Robinette in early 1800's"]

 

-Allen McLair Robinette's "Extra's to Fountain Pens, Eversharp Penics, Leads and Pen Points"

 

-Holy Bible. [on front cover in gold: "Louisa"; property of the late Gertrude Louise Robinette Dougherty from age 5, 1870]

 

-Silver Mirror. ["Grandpa Robinette's hand mirror (can trace back to 1881). He carried it with him when he was hired as cook for threshing crews and always when doing special duty Male nursing. He learned practical nursing in the 1840ies Crossed Atantic 16 round trips, and Pacific 3, sailing vessel."]

 

-Babcock, Rev. Wm. R. Sacred Melodies: A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Dansville, A. R. Knox, 1845

 

-Holograph card: "H.A. Robinette"

 

-"Red Ribbon Welcome Home!"

 

-Clippings

 

-Fay Reception

 

-17 ball invitations, dance cards, theater cards & miscellany

 

-Exhibition of the Delaware Military Academy, June 28th, 1860. Programme.

 

-Wooden cribbage board

 

-Masonic apron and gloves

 

1.2: PHOTOGRAPHS

 

-Theodore J. Robinette, father of Gertrude Louise Dougherty [6 portraits on cartes de visite]

 

-Theodore Julius Robinette ["Owner of the sea chest. He was born in Wilmington, Delaware, July 3, 1837. He died in Lodi, California some time between 1905-1908. He was my great-grandfather." (On Robinette Lange stationary & envelope imprinted "Mrs. William John Lange, 3 Atherton Island, Stockton, Cal.")]

 

-Other Family Photographs

 

-Man in top hat [carte de visite; Eradore Goff People's Art Gallery]

 

-Allen M. Robinette, Philadelphia [c. de v.]

 

-Group of men. Robinette in military uniform? [c. de v.; Bradley and Rulofson, photographers, SF, Cal.]

 

-Woman in male attire with cards. [c. de v.; Geo H. Johnson's photograph gallery, SF]

 

-David Robinette.["papa's oldest brother;" c. de v.; Hamilton & Shew, S.F.]

 

-Woman and child. ["Aunt Mary Williams (Papa's sister) and son Allen Robinette Williams, Wilmington, Delaware"; c. de v.]

 

-Woman ["M. A. Preton (?), S.F., Cal., Sept 17, 1863. Papa Robinette's old girl"; c. de v.]

 

-Woman [tintype]

 

-Man [tintype]

 

-Susan Graham Robinette, ["Mother of Henry Clay Robinette"; photograph]

 

-Henry Clay Robinette and officers, 1863 ["Robinette Fisher Lange's great uncle"]

 

-Henry C. Robinette ["brother of Theodore Robinette. Fought in Civil War. Fort Robinette at Corinth, Mississippi, named for bravery."; photograph]

 

-William Robinette, 1862 [photograph]

 

-Allen McLain Robinette ["Father of Henry Clay Robinette, better known as Harry"]

 

-[Henry C. Robinette] ["Robinette Fisher Lange's great-uncle, very truly your affect. Brother Harry to Bro-Theo. 1863"]

 

1.3: CORRESPONDENCE OF HENRY C. ROBINETTE, 1857-1868

 

-letter fragment 1 sheet

 

-Henry C. Robinette from school, Wilmington DE to "Father" (12-23-1857) 1 sheet

 

-HCR, St. Joseph MO to "Brother" (10-24-1861) 2 sheets

 

-HCR, Camp at Milliken Bend LA to "Brother" (4-12-1863) 1 sheet

 

-Do. (12-2-1863) 3 sheets

 

-Do. (10-4-1864) 2 sheets

 

-Do. (2-6-1865) 2 sheets

 

-Do. (7-25-1865) 1 sheet

 

-Do. (2-13-1867) 4 sheets

 

-Do., Jackson Barracks, New Orleans LA (1-19-1868) 2 sheets

 

-3 envelopes [ca. 1860]

 

1.4: THEODORE J. ROBINETTE. SHIP'S LOG and CIVIL WAR SCRAPBOOK ( Philadelphia to San Francisco aboard "Morning Light" January-June 1860, San Francisco to Hong Kong July 1860. Civil War scrapbook, esp. Battle of Corinth (1862); also one page of holograph notes on Dougherty and Robinette family names; property of Frederick Allen Dougherty, Jr. and then the property of Robinette Fisher Lange]

 

1.5: DOUGHERTY SCRAPBOOK, 1884-1908. [Printed on front: "...complements of the 181 store, square to a cent, one price to all. Clothing, furnishing Goods... M. Goldberg, Proprietor, El Dorado Street, Stockton, Cal.; envelopes pasted into printed scrapbook; documents inside envelopes]

 

-Invitations ca. 1884-1908

 

-wedding announcements

 

-Knights of Stockton events, 1901

 

-Cooper Medical College Commencement Exercises,

 

-San Joaquin Valley College Commencement Exercise, 1889

 

-Invitation to Mr. J. Robinette and ladies, 1887

 

-One page of business cards, including: W. B. Dougherty, Accountant, San Jose; Theo J. Robinette, dealer in Wines, Liquors and Cigars, San Francisco; Miss Anna Dougherty; F. A. Dougherty

 

-Programs, many Metropolitan Theater, Sacramento, ca. 1880-1909

 

1.6: DOUGHERTY CORRESPONDENCE

 

-Sacramento, August 12, 1883. [Address at Woodbridge, Note on envelope: "Papa Robinette, letter written to me August 1883 the year I was married To Dear Lou from Father T J Robinette"]

 

-Eva Lee Dougherty (a child?) to "Aunt Lew and Allen" Lodi, Cal.

 

-Invitation to Cooper Medical College commencement, Nov. 1885,

 

-Envelope notes invitation from George.

 

1.7: MISCELLANEOUS

 

-Unident. travel notes, Sept 11, 1880 to Oct 3, 1880.

 

-Small print of house [note on back: "Drawn by Mamie C. Bryant"]

 

-Misc. literary clippings

 

-"How to Order Goods, Ehrich Brothers, New York"

 

-["Louise. Composition, Sacramento Grammar School, May 25, 1879"]

 

1.8: THEATER PROGRAMS

 

-Sacramento, Lodi, San Francisco. 1880s-1920s

 

1.9: GENEALOGY NOTES AND PHOTOCOPIES