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Guide to the Edgar Eugene Robinson Papers
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Description
Correspondence, journals, newsclippings, drafts and manuscripts, lecture notes, syllabi, student term papers and administrative documents relating to Dr. Robinson's tenure as chairman of the History Department, his publications, work with the Commonwealth Club, and local defense activities during World War II.
Background
Edgar E. Robinson was the Margaret Byrne Professor of History at Stanford University (1911-1952; emeritus, 1952-1977) and chairman of the History Department (1935-1952). He also served as Director of Independent Studies and of the Institute of American History. Especially well known for his work on American political parties, voting behavior, and presidential leadership, Professor Robinson played an integral role in the establishment of the Western Civilization course at Stanford.
Extent
66.5 Linear feet
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Availability
The materials are open for research use.