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Robinson, William O. (William Oliver), 1876-1979



  • Existence: 1876 - 1979

Biographical History

William O. Robinson (1876-1979) was a music educator and composer who was also involved with drama and dance. He died in 1979.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

W. O. Robinson papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230220185]
Identifier: MSS 1958
Scope and Contents

A typewritten autobiography, a history, newspaper clippings, stories, plays, correspondence, poems, music, and photographs. The materials relate to Robinson's service to the Mormon Church, his early life in Farmington, Utah, the celebration of his 102nd birthday, and advice to his children. Box 1/folder 2 contains photos of Robinson.

Dates: 1969-1978

William O. Robinson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3733
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 5 color postcards, 56 color photographs, and 21 black and white photographs of the life of William O. Robinson in one folder. It contains black and white photographs as well as postcards. Images include family portraits, snapshots, vacation postcards in Europe and California, an MIA dance competition, and William O. Robinson at 102 years of age. An item description list is included in the collection.

Dates: approximately 1940-1978

William O. Robinson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1848
Scope and Contents

Diaries, a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, essays, poems, correspondence, a biography, a published book with handwritten corrections, and a film strip. The materials deal with Robinson's dancing, music, and educational careers. The diaries are in six volumes and relate to Robinson's mission for the Mormon Church in Colorado.

Dates: 1897-1976

Additional filters:

Composers -- Utah -- History 2
Letters 2
Photographs 2
Publications 2
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1