Edmund John Robins collection
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.
- Robins, Edmund John (Person)
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.
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.
4 oversize folders (0.7 linear ft.)
2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
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.
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.
- Register of Edmund John Robins collection
- Katie Connors, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2008
- 30 September 2008
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.