Guide to the Papers of the Robinson/Lambuth Family, 1592 - 1993Manuscript MS-1098

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Box: 1, Dates: 1831,1840, 1916-1960's

Contains personal correspondence of Jean Lambuth Robinson as well as telegrams, photographic negatives, postcards, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, typedscripts of poems, excerpts of poems in French, pages of "The New Yorker," clippings from journals and periodicals, reviews, receipts, recipes, and two handwritten notes/receipts dated 1831 and 1840.

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Box: 2, Dates: 1919-1968

Contains newspaper clippings (including Prof. Kenneth Robinson's obituaries,) telegrams, a journal titled "The Missionary Society," programs, poems by Kenneth Robinson, personal correspondence, reviews, and manuscripts of stories written by Kenneth Robinson.

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Box: 3, Dates: 1914-1943

Contains personal correspondence; writings including poems, stories, plays, articles, and letters by Kenneth and Jean Robinson; a folder with pencil drawings; writing on cardboard pieces; class notes and academic papers on Jefferson and Hamilton, Melville, Thomas Paine and others; newspaper and journal clippings; and one rejection letter addressed to Prof. Robinson from "The New Yorker", dated May 1, 1936.

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Box: 4, Dates: 1950's, 1980's

Contains postcards; handwritten note cards; ephemeral items; personal correspondence and written notes between Prof. Robinson and his wife Jean; a copy of "The New Yorker," dated Aug.26, 1950; journal clippings with notes; exam papers; lecture notes and other writings related to work as an English professor at Dartmouth College; academic files on Dissenters, Reform Movements, Jonathan Edwards, Henry Adams, Emerson, Benjamin Franklin and early American Puritan beliefs and culture.

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Box: 5, Dates: circa 1960

Contains lecture notes, including files on Tennessee Williams, Eugene O'Neil, Sherwood Anderson, Lillian Hellman, Saroyan, Arthur Miller, Clifford Odets, William Inge, Robert Anderson, Herman Wouck, Lindsey Crouse, Maxwell Anderson, Robert E. Sherwood, George Kaufman, Marc Connelly, Theater-College Movement, Development of Theater in America-English 96, American Theater before 1920, and Early American Theater-English 275.

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Box: 6, Dates: circa 1592-1950

Contains correspondence; telegrams and ephemeral items related to the travels of Prof. and Mrs. Robinson; letters of inquiry from "The New Yorker" to Mr. Robinson and other correspondence related to the publication of his writings; correspondence regarding genealogical research on the Lambuth family; mounted photos of baby Jean Lambuth and Walter Lambuth; Bowdoin College Yearbook, 1914; Mr. Robinson's obituary; copies of the Dartmouth Alumni Journal; class notes and academic papers; newspaper clippings; reproduction of a photograph of John Wilkes Booth; black and white dry mounted photo of John Wilkes Booth's boot presumed to be the one that he wore when he assassinated Lincoln; black and white photo of painting of Prof. David Lambuth; handwritten letter from Andrew Jackson to the citizens of Concord dated 1833; and a letter dated 1928 containing a legal docket from 1592.

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Box: 7, Dates: undated

Contains sepia and black and white card de visites of men, women and children, some mounted with postage stamps on back; 6 tintype/ferrotype portraits; scrapbook of prose quotations, dated September, 1880; student name index cards from the class of 1933-57 with handwritten notes on the back; small black notebook with notes; David Lumbeth ring; folders with lecture notes; assignments; academic papers; poems related to Prof. Robinson's tenure as professor of English, including "examination in course 25," dated 1914-1916, as well as newspaper and journal clippings.

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Box: 8, Dates: circa 1950

Contains lecture notes including English 1-Shakespeare, Bryanick, American Poetry, New Humanists, Post War 1-The 1920's, Muckrakers-Upton Sinclair etc, Lincoln, Williamsburg VA, Early 19th century America, Book List Plays and B'ham Library, Woodwork Wilson, English 1, Mendelson Bible, Bible, Elizabethan England, Virginia, and the Civil War.

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Box: 9, Dates: circa 1950

Contains lecture notes, including Clare Booth Luce, Kaufman-Connelly, Thornton Wilder, Musical Comedy, Sidney Howard, S.N. Behrman, Maxwell Anderson, Stage Struck, Camille, Mme Hutin, Opera House Tonight, Alumni Mag Article, Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Theater in Wartime, Philip Barry Plays, Elmer Rice, and The Movies.

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Box: 10, Dates: 1920's, 1950's

Contains miscellaneous writings including stories, poems and academic papers, handwritten lecture notes, personal financial and tax information, class schedules and examination papers (1950's).

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