Robbins Gilman and family papers, 1699-1997.


Gilman, Robbins, 1878-1955. Robbins Gilman and family papers, 1699-1997.

Robbins Gilman and family papers, 1699-1997.

Correspondence, diaries, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed materials, genealogical information, and some early family papers of Robbins Gilman and his wife Catheryne Cooke Gilman of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Also includes papers documenting the activities of their son Logan Drinker and his wife Rhoda Raasch Gilman and their daughters Betsy (Elizabeth) and Carolyn, and papers of Leonard O. and Rhoda (Kimbro) Raasch, Rhoda Gilman's parents. Papers from other family members and related families are also present.

113 boxes, 1 oversize folder in partial box, and 3 items in reserve.

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