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Mabel Louise Robinson papers, 1930-1959

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1076
Bib ID 4079271 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Robinson, Mabel Louise, 1874-1962
Title Mabel Louise Robinson papers, 1930-1959
Physical Description 25 boxes (24 manuscript boxes, 1 flat box)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence and manuscripts including the typescripts and drafts of BITTER FORFEIT, THE DEEPENING YEAR, ISLAND NOON, RUNNER OF THE MOUNTAIN TOP, SKIPPER RILEY, and STRONG WINGS. The correspondence relates mainly to the publication of her novels and short stories. Also, lecture notes, clippings and reprints, photographs, business papers, and memorabilia.

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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mabel Louise Robinson papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Robinson, Mabel. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--04/14/59. Accession number--M-59-04-14.

Source of acquisition--Hull, Frederick C. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1971.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Revision Description

2021-03-02 EAD document created by CCR.

2021-08-13 Donor's name corrected by CCR: it is Frederick C. Hull, not Frank C. Hull.

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Author, professor in the field of juvenile literature at Columbia University.

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Series I: Correspondence

Correspondence is unsorted



Box 1 Correspondence



Box 2 Correspondence



Box 3 Correspondence



Flatbox Oversized Correspondence

Series II: Manuscripts


Subseries II.1: Manuscripts of Novels and Short Stories

Arranged alphabetically



Box 4 A-B



Box 5 C-D



Box 6 E-H



Box 7 I-N



Box 8 R-Ru



Box 9 Ru-S


Subseries II.2: Miscellaneous Manuscripts



Box 10 Miscellaneous Manuscripts



Box 22 Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Gift of Frederick C. Hull, 1971



Box 21 Additional Manuscripts

Gift of Frederick C. Hull, 1971



Box 23 Criticisms made by Mabel Robinson of various manuscripts

Packet of several manuscripts

Gift of Mrs. Helen Train Hilles, 1956

Series III: Papers and Notes



Box 11 Business Papers



Box 12 Lecture Notes



Box 13 Lecture Notes



Box 14 Student Papers

Series IV: Memorabilia



Box 15 Memorabilia

Series V: Clippings, Reprints, and Printed Material



Box 16 Clippings and Reprints



Box 17 Clippings and Reprints



Box 22 Printed Material

Gift of Frederick C. Hull, 1971



Box 23 Printed Material

Includes copies of Little Lucia, Robin and Angus, and a copy of Story Parade magazine for January 1944.

Series VI: Photographs



Box 18 Photographs



Box 19 Photographs



Box 22 Photographs

Gift of Frederick C. Hull, 1971



Box 24 Photographs



Flatbox Oversized Photographs: Illustrations

Series VII: Material Relating to Helen Hull

Please note that this material is fragile, although it is unrestricted.



Box 20 Material Relating to Helen Hull

Box 20 contains the following Hull manuscripts: Every Inch a Cooper; Inside the Shell; London Bridge; Molto Buono; Orchestra Number; Recorded; Riding the Whirlwind; Sea Birds and Spring Tide; Summer Storms; White Circe; and Younger Sister.

Series VIII: Card File



Box 24 Card File

Gift of Frederick C. Hull, 1971

Series IX: Miscellaneous



Box 22 Unsorted

Gift of Frank C. Hull, 1971