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Edmund John Robins collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6294

Scope and Contents note

The Edmund John Robins collection contains original manuscripts of poems and short stories from Edmund John Robins, also known as Ted. The collection dates from 1927-1975. The collection includes Robins' publications, manuscripts, correspondence, and photographs. Also contained are copies of historically significant paintings. Diplomas and certificates are also included. Many publications with the work of Robins are included.

Dates

  • 1923-1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Edmund John Robins collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Edmund John Robin was a graduate of the University of Utah and teacher who became the head of the Department of English at Valley College in San Bernardino.

Edmund John Robins (known also as Ted Robins) came to Mexico City College as an occasional student in the early 1950s. He completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Utah and began his teaching career in that state. He returned to complete a Master's degree in Creative Writing and to accept an appointment in the department of English in 1952. He served at Universidad de las Americas for more than 20 years as a teacher of English and as a Director of the Creative Writing Center. His Master's in English was granted by the Unviersity of California in 1930. He then accepted a post as head of the Department of English at Valley College in San Bernardino, California. He died in 1978 in Mexico.

Extent

4 oversize folders (0.7 linear ft.)

2 cartons (2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

The Edmund John Robins collection contains many poems and short stories of "Ted" Robins. Also included is a scrapbook, publications with his work included, correspondence, and copies of historically significant paintings.

Custodial History note

Donated by Rose Duke in 1979.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Rose Duke; 1979.

Appraisal note

20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because Edmund John Robins was an author living in the west.

Processing Information note

Processed; Katie Connors, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Title
Register of Edmund John Robins collection
Status
Completed
Author
Katie Connors, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2008
Date
30 September 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States