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Robinson Family collection, 1821-1921

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/gk80g

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Robinson, William R., d. 1921.
Title: Robinson Family collection, 1821-1921
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 275
Extent: 0.33 cubic ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Consists of several items related to the ministry of William R. Robinson.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


[after identification of item(s)], Robinson Family Collection, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Courtney Williams, 2004.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

William R. Robinson was ordained a Deacon in the North Georgia conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South in 1884. He was married to M.A.E. Adams on March 7, 1889. Robinson passed away on December 25, 1921.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of several items related to the ministry of William R. Robinson. There is a family Bible printed in 1886 with the Kinion Adams family record in the front and a record of the William R. Robinson family in the back. Photocopies of these records are also included separately. Also included are Robinson’s copies of Doctrines and Discipline of the MEC, S, 1875 and the New Testament, American Bible Society, 1883. There is also W.R. Robinson’s original certificate of his deacon’s orders signed by Bishop John C. Granbery on November 30, 1884.

Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Doctrines and Discipline of the MEC, S, 1875
1 2 New Testament, 1883
1 3 Certificate of Deacon orders, 1884
1 4 Family Bible, 1886
1 5 Photocopies of family histories from family Bible, 1821-1921