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Charles Robinson Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1378

Scope and Contents

The Charles Robinson papers contains pencil illustrations for the children's book Journey to America, published in 1970.


  • circa 1970


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Robinson was born the 25th of June, 1931, in Morristown, NJ. His alma maters include the Milton Academy, Harvard University and the University of Virginia, receiving his LLB in 1958. In 1968 he changed careers from law to illustration and went on to illustrate dozens of children's books.

Biographical source: "Charles Robinson (1931-)." Something About the Author. Volume 6. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1971.


11 items

Language of Materials

English, Old (ca.450-1100)


The Charles Robinson papers contains pencil illustrations for one children's book illustrated by Robinson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Charles Robinson in 1971.

Charles Robinson Papers, circa 1970
Sharlene Murphy
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Revision Statements

  • July 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library