William O. Robinson papers

William O. Robinson papers

Dates: 1897-1976

Diaries, a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, essays, poems, correspondence, a biography, a published book with handwritten corrections, and a film strip. The materials deal with Robinson's dancing, music, and educational careers. The diaries are in six volumes and relate to Robinson's mission for the Mormon Church in Colorado.

  • Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.). -- 1 scrapbooks
  • Creator: Robinson, William O. (William Oliver), 1876-1979
  • Call Number: MSS 1848
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1848; William O. Robinson papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1848, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; L. W. Robinson; 1979.
Subject Terms
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Educators--Utah--History; Composers--Utah--History; Mormon Church--Missions--History; Colorado; Publications; Music; Robinson, William O. (William Oliver), 1876-1979; Robinson, William O. (William Oliver), 1876-1979--Diaries
Genre / Form
Electronic books; Essays; Poetry; Scrapbooks; Diaries; Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Robinson (William O.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-05 20:45:18 -0700.
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Biographical History

William O. Robinson (1876-1979) was a music educator and composer who was also involved with drama and dance. He died in 1979.

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