Winifred J. Robinson papers

Container List

Ships papers and Travel Ephemera, 1925 19 items Box 1, F1

Souvenirs from transatlantic trips for Delaware’s Junior Year Abroad Program; diagrams of the ships; a daily newspaper, l’Atlantique; and invitation to the students for an evening party in Paris

Miscellaneous Travel Booklets and Other Material, 1924-1925 6 items Box 1, F2

Includes a 1925 Thos. Cook & Son map of Paris, and an undated American Express travel brochure

Greeting Cards, circa 1921-1928 21 items Box 1, F3

Christmas and New Year’s cards, some signed; noted cards are from G. Cary Carter, Balliot College, Oxford, Christmas, 1925 with seal of college; and card from R.W. Kirkwood, one of her colleagues, in French. Also included is sachet in a sealed envelope with colored image of a basket and ribbons on front, 1922; some handmade cards; and a card from The Atlantic Monthly, Christmas 1927-1928

Greeting cards, circa 1920s-1948 23 items Box 1, F4

Three of the cards and envelopes are addressed to Dean Robinson at 818 Antoinette Street, Winter Park, Florida; one card is from the Plimpton Scofield Company

Greeting cards, circa 1920s 18 items Box 1, F5

One of the cards is signed “The Faculty,” and one unsigned card has thirty-one 1920 Easter seals laid inside

Greeting cards, 1917-1941 21 items Box 1, F6

Cards and postcards; includes a 1921 holiday greeting from the Star Publishing Company, Wilmington, Delaware, and a 1917 Western Union Telegraph Company greeting

Greeting cards by “Yvon” 4 items Box 1, F7

Limited edition images of Paris, France

Calendars, 1929 and 1949 2 items Box 1, F8

Small gift calendars

Envelope with dried flowers 1 item Box 1, F9

Addressed to Robinson at the University of Delaware, return address from The Layyah Barakat Orphanage, Lebanon, Syria; contains dried flowers from Mt. Lebanon wrapped in a brown paper with a description that relates to a golden crown worn by the Savior; has a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania return address

Postcards, Vassar College, 1912 5 items Box 1, F10

Four show buildings on campus and the last one shows the daisy-chain ceremony

Postcard, 1943 January 9 Box 1, F11

A message to Mr. Holden from Robinson with her return address in Winter Park, Florida. Signed, but apparently never mailed.

Postcards, undated 11 items Box 1, F12

Four images of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware; others are images from other states

Postcards, undated 3 items Box 1, F13

French images

Baseball Score Card, 1936 1 item, 12 pp Box 1, F14

American League Baseball Club season score card for the Yankees of New York; Double header game was the Boston Red Sox v. New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium and played on June 30

Cards 2 items Box 1, F15
Cooch, Francis A, October 2 1935 2 items Box 1, F16

Autograph Letter Signed. Letter explained that Cooch’s wife sent Robinson a copy of The Power of Christian Benevolence Illustrated in The Life and Labors of Mary Lyon (1858). Mr. Cooch explained the connection between Lyon and the Cooch family as well as his wife’s family. Lyon (1797-1849) was the founder of Mount Holyoke Seminary, 1837.

Smith, Erwin F. For Her Friends and Mine: A Book of Aspirations, Dreams, and Memories . Washington, D.C.: Press of Gibson Bros., Inc., 1915, 1919 January 7 Box 1, F17

Autographed by the author and sent to Robinson by him; dated January 7, 1919; inside inscription: “In memory of Charlotte May Buffett, sometime wife of Erwin F. Smith”; copy 289 out of 510

Lantern Slides 36 glass slides Box 1, F18

(3 1/4” h X 4” w) Most of the slides were prepared by American Museum of Natural History, Department of Public Instruction