William Wilcox Robinson Papers
Scope and Contents
The William Wilcox (W.W.) Robinson papers contains drafts for five titles published by Robinson between 1934 and 1963.
- Creation: 1934-circa 1963
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
William Wilcox Robinson was born in 1891 in Trinidad, Colorado before moving to California as a child. He wrote books, articles, essay, and poetry for both children and adults, much of it on Southern California history. He was married to Irene Bowen in 1923, who illustrated many of his books. He died in 1972 in California.
Language of Materials
The William Wilcox (W.W.) Robinson papers contains written production material from five titles published between 1934 and 1963.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to Dr. Irvin Kerlan beginning in the 1950s. He in turned donated the materials to the University of Minnesota.
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Genre / Form
- William Wilcox Robinson papers, 1934-circa 1963
- Sharlene Murphy
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- October 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library