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bMS 370

Robinson, Elmo Arnold, b. 1887. Papers, 1910-1972: A Finding Aid.

Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 370
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Title: Robinson, Elmo Arnold, b. 1887. Papers, 1910-1972.
Date(s): 1910-1972.
Quantity: 5 boxes
Abstract: Papers of Unitarian minister, Elmo Arnold Robinson, including biographical material, sermons, minister's reports, correspondence, clippings, and a scrapbook. The papers span 1910-1972.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the Universalist Historical Society, 1976.

Access:

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Related Materials

For related collection, please see bMS 349for additional postcards from Stiles.

Biographical / Historical

Elmo Arnold Robinson (1887-1972) was born in Portland, Maine, and graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1909, St. Lawrence University in 1912, and Stanford University in 1931. He was ordained to the Unitarian ministry in Watertown, New York, in 1912. He served parishes in Smithton, Pennsylvania; Henderson, New York; Anderson, Indiana; Plain City, Ohio; San Diego and Palo Alto, California; and Los Alamos, New Mexico. He served as director of the Northern California American Civil Liberties Union from 1926 to 1927 and was a professor of philosophy at San Jose (California) State College from 1928 to 1958.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Collection includes biographical material, sermons, announcements of services, minister reports, copies of journal articles, newspaper clippings, and correspondence. Robinson received postcards from Percy Goldthwait Stiles, an instructor in physiology at Harvard University, and those postcards are located in box five of this collection,

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