John Jacob Robbins papers, 1893-1953, bulk (1911-1953).


John Jacob Robbins papers, 1893-1953, bulk (1911-1953).

Collection consists of correspondence, writings of Robbins and others, personal and legal papers, photographs, sketches, and printed matter.

5 linear feet (12 boxes)






SNAC Resource ID: 6744650

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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