Arthur Robinson papers, 1917-1969.


Robinson, Arthur, 1894-1972. Arthur Robinson papers, 1917-1969.

Arthur Robinson papers, 1917-1969.

The collection contains articles from "Amador Dispatch", 1943-1948, and "Sacramento Bee", 1959-1969, including Robinson's column "Shadows and Substance". Also included are correspondence, 1917-1969. Some letters are contained in topical files which cover many decades of Robinson's writing and reporting. Robinson corresponded with Damon Runyon, Etienne Ret, William Randolph Hearst, John Dos Passos, and Adlai Stevenson among others. Production materials for "Gettysburg" and photographs are also included.

2.45 cubic ft. (4 boxes)

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