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Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers, Supplement 2

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1193

Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, press releases, financial records, and other papers pertaining mostly to the professional, political, and governmental career of Robinson, especially as regards to his role as a Congressman and chairman of the Committee on the Public Lands; the Arkansas gubernatorial election in 1912, mainly congratulatory messages to Robinson on his election as Arkansas Governor; and Robinson's senatorial career. Specific areas to which records relate include: the National and State Drought Relief Committees' effort to aid the farmers in drought-stricken Arkansas in 1930, the A.B. Banks vs. State court case, the St. Francis Levee District "Sunk Lands" case, and the Natural Gas and Petroleum Company, El Dorado, Arkansas/T. H. Barton case. The papers also include one folder of correspondence, miscellaneous papers, and photographs related to Nevin E. Neal and his work on the biography of Joseph Taylor Robinson ca 1950s.

Dates

  • Creation: 1904-1952

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Joseph Taylor Robinson (1872-1937) was a United States Congressman and a Senator from Arkansas. Robinson, while serving as Governor of Arkansas, was elected by the General Assembly to succeed Jeff Davis, who died on January 3, 1913, in the U.S. Senate.

See the finding aid for MC MS R563, the Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers, 1900-1937, for further biographical data.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Acquisition Information

The materials in the Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers, Supplement 2, were separated from the Jeff Davis Papers (MC 718) on December 13, 1988. The Jeff Davis Papers were donated to Special Collections by Jeff Davis, Jr., Little Rock, Arkansas, on December 22, 1987.

Related Materials

Records relating to the Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers, Supplement 2 include:

Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers MC MS R563 1900-1937

Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers Addendum 1879-1965

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in February 1999.

Title
Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers, Supplement 2
Status
Completed
Author
Vera Ekechukwu
Date
1999
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444