Collection ID: MS 1441

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Robinson, William C. (William Callyhan), 1834-1911
Date:
1869-1881
Abstract:
The papers consist of the journals of William C. Robinson and his wife, Anna E. H. Robinson. Each volume records the daily thoughts and activities of the individuals while they lived and worked in New Haven, Connecticut. Both William and Anna Robinson were deeply religious and there is evidence of this throughout the journals.
Extent:
0.25 Linear Feet
Language:
English

Background

Rules or conventions:
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Scope and Content:

The papers consist of the journals of William C. Robinson and his wife, Anna E. H. Robinson. Each volume records the daily thoughts and activities of the individuals while they lived and worked in New Haven, Connecticut. Both William and Anna Robinson were deeply religious and there is evidence of this throughout the journals.

Biographical / Historical:

William C. Robinson was born in Norwich, Connecticut on July 26, 1834. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1854, and the General Theological Seminary, New York in 1857. After about five years of work in the active ministry, Robinson studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1864. He practiced law in New Haven, Connecticut and was an instructor (1869-1872) and professor (1872-1896) at the Yale Law School. He published numerous works and headed the law department at Catholic University (1896-1911). Robinson died on November 6, 1911.

Arrangement:

The papers are arranged chronologically.

Access

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
Sterling Memorial Library
Yale Campus
New Haven, CT, USA
CONTACT:
(203) 432-1735
mssa.assist@yale.edu