Gilman, Robbins, 1878-1955.

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The Gilman family collection includes the papers of several generations. Major family members represented in the collection include:

Nicholas Gilman (1672-1741). Judge, farmer and merchant in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Nicholas Gilman II (1707-1748), son of Nicholas Gilman. Graduate of Harvard (1724); ordained into ministry at Durham, New Hampshire, in 1742 and died there.

Joseph Gilman (1738-1806), son of Nicholas Gilman [II]. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire; was a member of the Board of War of the State of New Hampshire during the Revolutionary War and a merchant in Marietta, Ohio, after 1788. Appointed Judge of the Territory Northwest of the Ohio in 1796; died in Marietta.

Benjamin Ives Gilman (1766-1833), son of Joseph Gilman. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire; merchant at Marietta, Ohio, and by 1813 in Philadelphia; died in Alton, Illinois.

Benjamin Ives Gilman II (1794-1866), son of Benjamin Ives Gilman.

Winthrop Sargent Gilman (1808-1884), son of Benjamin Ives Gilman and brother of Benjamin Ives Gilman II. Born in Marietta, Ohio, merchant at Alton, Illinois by 1829, and later banker in New York; died in Palisades, New York.

Theodore Gilman (1841-1930), son of Winthrop Sargent Gilman. Born in Alton, Illinois, he was graduated from Williams College in 1864. He was a merchant and banker in New York. In 1863, he married Elizabeth (Lilly) Drinker Paxson (1841-1912).

Robbins (Jack) Gilman (1878-1955), son of Theodore and Elizabeth Drinker (Paxson) Gilman. He graduated from Williams College in 1899 and entered the family's New York banking house, Gilman, Son and Company. He also worked with the bond firm of Mason, Lewis and Company and in the New York office of another family business, the North Platte Irrigation and Land Company (Hershey, Nebraska). In 1909 he became head worker at the University Settlement in New York City. After his marriage to Catheryne Cooke, they moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where they took over the organization that later became the Northeast Neighborhood House, a settlement house with which they were involved until 1948.

Catheryne C. Cooke Gilman (1880-1954), daughter of Jeremiah Amelius and Aditha Vangelia (Cole) Cooke, she was educated at Iowa State Teachers College and University of Chicago. She taught school in Iowa and Illinois. On December 31, 1914, she married Robbins Gilman. In addition to her work with her husband at the Northeast Neighborhood House, Catheryne was instrumental in the organization of the Women's Cooperative Committee, which was incorporated in 1918 as the Women's Cooperative Alliance. The Alliance promoted social welfare activities in the Twin Cities and conducted extensive research into movies, volunteer courts, social hygiene, recreation, public entertainment, sex offenses against women and children, prostitution, venereal diseases, and obscene literature. She organized numerous national associations related to the motion picture industry.

Logan Drinker Gilman (1918-1978), son of Robbins and Catheryne (Cooke) Gilman. He married Rhoda Jean Raasch. Trained as a design engineer, Logan served with the Civilian Public Service during World War II and participated in various medical experiments. He died in St. Paul, Minnesota, August 17, 1978.

Rhoda Raasch Gilman, historian, researcher, and author who retired after a long career as editor and education specialist at the Minnesota Historical Society.

Elizabeth (Betsy) Raasch Gilman, (born 1952), daughter of Logan and Rhoda (Raasch) Gilman. She is a historian and writer.

Carolyn Gilman (born 1954), daughter of Logan and Rhoda (Raasch) Gilman. She is a historian and writer.

Leonard O. Raasch, (1900-1978), father of Rhoda Raasch Gilman.

Rhoda Kimbro Raasch, (1896-1994), mother of Rhoda Raasch Gilman.

From the guide to the Robbins Gilman and family papers., 1699-2009., (Minnesota Historical Society)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf East Side Neighborhood Services, Inc. (Minneapolis, Minn.). North East Neighborhood House records, 1889-1961, 2002-2003. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Robbins Gilman and family papers., 1699-2009. Minnesota Historical Society
referencedIn North East Neighborhood House records., 1889-1961, 2002-2003. Minnesota Historical Society
creatorOf Robbins Gilman and family papers, 1699-1997 Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. person
associatedWith Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. person
associatedWith American Association of Social Workers. corporateBody
associatedWith American Friends Service Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Baker, W. Elwood. person
associatedWith Baker, W. Elwood. person
associatedWith Batopilas Mining Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Bennett, Anne. person
associatedWith Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922. person
associatedWith Bureau of Social Hygiene (New York, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919. person
associatedWith Carroll, Nira Cooke. person
associatedWith Carroll, Nira Cooke. person
associatedWith Central High School (Saint Paul, Minn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Chase, Fern. person
associatedWith Chase, William Sheafe, b. 1858. person
associatedWith Children's Protective Society of Hennepin County. corporateBody
associatedWith Citizen's League of Maryland for Better Motion Pictures (Baltimore, Md.). corporateBody
associatedWith Civilian Public Service. corporateBody
associatedWith Cox, William F., d. 1939. person
associatedWith Culkin, Francis Dugan, 1874-1943. person
associatedWith Dale, Edgar, 1900- person
associatedWith Dartmouth College. corporateBody
associatedWith Davis, George. person
associatedWith Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Drinker family. family
associatedWith Drinker family. family
associatedWith Drinker Land and Improvement Company (Penn.). corporateBody
associatedWith Drummond Hall (Minneapolis, Minn.). corporateBody
associatedWith Eastman, Fred, 1886- person
associatedWith East Side Neighborhood Services, Inc. (Minneapolis, Minn.). corporateBody
associatedWith East Side Settlement House (New York, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Edwards, Ninian Wirt. person
associatedWith Edwards, Ninian Wirt. person
associatedWith Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. corporateBody
associatedWith Federal Motion Picture Council in America. corporateBody
associatedWith Gilman, Arthur, 1837-1909. person
associatedWith Gilman, Benjamin Ives, 1766-1833. person
associatedWith Gilman, Benjamin Ives, 1794-1866. person
associatedWith Gilman, Carolyn, 1954- person
associatedWith Gilman, Catheryne Cooke. person
associatedWith Gilman family. family
associatedWith Gilman family. family
associatedWith Gilman, John Taylor, 1753-1828. person
associatedWith Gilman, Joseph. person
associatedWith Gilman, Joseph. person
associatedWith Gilman, Logan D. (Logan Drinker), 1918-1978. person
associatedWith Gilman, Nicholas, 1672-1741. person
associatedWith Gilman, Nicholas, 1707-1748. person
associatedWith Gilman, Rhoda. person
associatedWith Gilman, Rhoda R. person
associatedWith Gilman, Son and Company (New York, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Gilman, Theodore, 1841- person
associatedWith Gilman, Theodore, b. 1841. person
associatedWith Gilman, William H. person
associatedWith Gilman, Winthrop Sargent, 1808-1884. person
associatedWith Gilman, Winthrop S. (Winthrop Sargent), 1839-1923. person
associatedWith Halsted and Gilman (New York, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Hays, Theodore L., 1867-1945. person
associatedWith Hays, William Harrison, 1879- person
associatedWith Hayward, John S. person
associatedWith Hayward, John S. person
associatedWith Hershey Land Company (Hershey, Neb.). corporateBody
associatedWith Hoke, Henry. person
associatedWith Iguano Land and Mining Company (W. Va.). corporateBody
associatedWith Industrial Workers of the World. corporateBody
associatedWith Inorganic Chemistry Company (N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith International Council of Women. corporateBody
associatedWith Keokuk and Hamilton Bridge Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Keokuk and Hamilton Bridge Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Lockhart Land Company (Palisades, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Lyman, Azel S. (Azel Storrs), b. 1815. person
associatedWith Malin, Grace. person
associatedWith Mason, Lewis and Company (Philadelphia, Pa.). corporateBody
associatedWith Mason, Martha Sprague. person
associatedWith Mason, Martha Sprague. person
associatedWith McKinley, William, 1843-1901. person
associatedWith Minnesota Federation of College Teachers. corporateBody
associatedWith Minnesota State Conference of Social Work. corporateBody
associatedWith Missouri Railway Construction Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Motion Picture Guild of America (Washington, D.C.). corporateBody
associatedWith Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Motion Picture Research Council. corporateBody
associatedWith National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. corporateBody
associatedWith National Board of Review of Motion Pictures (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Committee for the Study of Social Values in Motion Pictures. corporateBody
associatedWith National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Congress of Parents and Teachers. corporateBody
associatedWith National Council of Women of the United States. corporateBody
associatedWith National Indorsers of Photoplays (Indianapolis, Ind.). corporateBody
associatedWith National Motion Picture League. corporateBody
associatedWith National Women's Party. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Sabbath Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith North East Neighborhood House (Minneapolis, Minn.). corporateBody
associatedWith North Platte Irrigation and Water Company (Hershey, Neb.). corporateBody
associatedWith North Platte Land and Water Company (Hershey, Neb.). corporateBody
associatedWith Noyes Brothers & Cutler. corporateBody
associatedWith Noyes, Daniel Rogers, 1836-1908. person
associatedWith Noyes, Pett and Company (Saint Paul, Minn.). corporateBody
associatedWith Order of the Founders and Patriots of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Payne Fund, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Phi Sigma Debating Society (N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Raasch family. family
associatedWith Raasch-Gilman, Betsy. person
associatedWith Raasch, Leonard O. person
associatedWith Raasch, Leonard O. person
associatedWith Raasch, Rhoda. person
associatedWith Raasch, Rhoda Kimbro. person
associatedWith Raasch, Rhoda Kimbro. person
associatedWith Rockefeller Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1831-1878. person
associatedWith Roush family. family
associatedWith Roush family. family
associatedWith Rypins, Rhoda. person
associatedWith Scanlon, Charles, 1869-1927. person
associatedWith Seabury, William Marston, 1878-1949. person
associatedWith Short, William H. (William Harrison), 1868-1935. person
associatedWith United States. Federal Trade Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith University High School (Minneapolis). corporateBody
associatedWith University Settlement Society of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith University Society (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Waite, Edward F. (Edward Foote), 1860-1958 person
associatedWith Waite, Edward F. (Edward Foote), 1860-1958. person
associatedWith White House Conference on Child Health and Protection. corporateBody
associatedWith Williams College. corporateBody
associatedWith Woman's Christian Temperance Union. corporateBody
associatedWith Women's Cooperative Alliance. corporateBody
associatedWith Women's Co-operative Alliance (Minneapolis, Minn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. corporateBody
associatedWith Women's Welfare League of Minneapolis. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Minnesota
Salt Lake City (Utah)
Palisades (N.Y.)
Bedford Springs (Pa.).
New York
Exeter (N.H.)
Minneapolis (Minn.)
Alton (Ill.)
Alton (Ill.)
United States
Europe
Minnesota
Salt Lake City (Utah)
Utah
New York--New York
Minnesota--Minneapolis
Bedford Springs (Pa.)
Palisades (N.Y.)
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Nebraska--Hershey
Missouri--Saint Louis
Minnesota--Saint Paul
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Yonkers (N.Y.)
Yonkers (N.Y.)
Exeter (N.H.)
United States
Minneapolis (Minn.)
Subject
Social settlements
World War, 1914-1918
Railroads--United States
Social service
Women--Suffrage
Presbyterian Church--New York
Sex crimes
Railroads
Mormons
Motion picture industry--Social aspects
Courts
Sex crimes--Minnesota
Prostitution--Minnesota--Saint Paul
Sexual health
Prostitution--Minnesota--Minneapolis
Social service--Minnesota
Women--Suffrage--United States
Justice, Administration of
World War, 1939-1945
Crime and criminals
Banks and banking--New York
Prostitution
Motion pictures--Moral and ethical aspects
Presbyterian Church
Censorship
African Americans--Minnesota
Banking law--United States
Business enterprises
African Americans
Banks and banking
Working class
Justice, Administration of--Minnesota
Courts--Minnesota
Social problems
Peace--Societies, etc
Temperance
Education--Parent participation
Business enterprises--Nebraska--Hershey
Motion picture industry--Moral and ethical aspects
Genealogy
Social settlements--Minnesota
Mormons--Utah
Business
Social problems--Minnesota
Working class--Minnesota
Business enterprises--Missouri--Saint Louis
Banking law
Motion pictures--Social aspects
Sex instruction
Social settlements--New York--New York
Pacifism
Occupation
Historians--Minnesota
Social workers--Minnesota--Minneapolis
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Birth 1878

Death 1955

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