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THE FELIX G. ROBINSON PAPERS
FOLDER LISTING


Box: 1 Fold: 103 Genealogical
DATE SPAN: 12/13/1942 - 03/07/1967

DESCRIPTION: 25 letters to and from FGR regarding the genealogies of various families. Includes references to the following families: Robinson, Heimbach, Arbogast, Ford, Hart, Friend, Glotfelty, Frazee and Michael.

Box: 1 Fold: 104 Gettysburg College Seminary
DATE SPAN: 03/10/1918 - 01/31/1925

DESCRIPTION: 14 letters to FGR received while he was at Pennsylvania College of Gettysburg and at Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg. Includes 1 TLS from William A. Granville, 1 ALS from Adam Geibel and 1 TLS from Sigmund Spaeth.

Box: 1 Fold: 105 Horn Papers
DATE SPAN: [08/01/1952]? - 10/10/1954

DESCRIPTION: 11 letters to and from FGR regarding the authenticity of the Horn Papers (the diaries of Jacob Horn from the 1730's). Much of the dialogue is held with the Greene County Historical Society. Includes a typescript about the Papers (not by FGR) and 2 sets of notes.

Box: 1 Fold: 106 Lectures
DATE SPAN: 04/06/1964 - 05/08/1964

DESCRIPTION: 7 letters to and from FGR regarding a lecture tour given by FGR in 1964 on religion. Includes 1 TLS from William G. Connare, Bishop of Greensburg, Pa. and 1 TLS from Sam Hazo.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Liturgy
DATE SPAN: 03/22/1928 - 09/03/1957

DESCRIPTION: 10 letters to and from FGR regarding liturgy, mainly Lutheran. Includes 2 TLSs from G. U. Wenner, 1 TLS from the Archbishop of Upsala and 1 TLS from Karl J. Alter, Archbishop of Cincinnati.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Local History
DATE SPAN: 07/04/1950 - 07/07/1967

DESCRIPTION: 67 letters to and from FGR regarding local history, most of the correspondence is by people requesting information from FGR. Includes 1 TLS from the Washington County Historical Society.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 "Long Beach Affair"
DATE SPAN: 07/05/1932 - 08/10/1933

DESCRIPTION: 77 letters to and from FGR regarding "the Long Beach Affair," wherein FGR was pastor at a church in Long Beach Long Island and got into an altercation with a trustee of the church. FGR's ordination papers were temporarily taken away from him while the United Lutheran Synod of New York reviewed his case. Includes 11 TLSs from Samuel Trexler, 1 TLS from Christian Korell, 2 TLSs from FGR's brother Ralph Robinson, 1 TLS from Frank Weller and from numerous fellow Lutheran pastors in New York. See Box 14, Folder 16 for an in depth discussion of the events at Long Beach.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Lutheran Letters: 1926 - 1935
DATE SPAN: 03/15/1926 - 03/27/1935

DESCRIPTION: 16 letters to FGR mostly from fellow Lutheran pastors regarding religion and the church. Includes 3 letters from the Lutheran Quarterly, 2 TLSs from Vosburgh Lyons and several letters from the Lutheran Theological Seminary of Gettysburg, Pa. This category of "Lutheran Letters" was created by FGR, and while letters in the following folders may have been arranged elsewhere, they have been kept in FGR's category.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Lutheran Letters: 1936 - 1938
DATE SPAN: 10/09/1936 - 12/16/1938

DESCRIPTION: 54 letters to FGR, mostly from Lutheran pastors regarding religion and the church. Includes many letters sent out by FGR when he left the Westminster Choir School. Includes 1 TLS from Agnes B. Jardine, 2 TLSs from FGR's brother Ralph Robinson, 3 TLSs from F. H. Knubel, 3 TLSs from Harry Daniel Hoover and 1 TLS from Allen Lambert.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Lutheran Letters: 1939 - 1940
DATE SPAN: 01/08/1939 - 09/07/1940

DESCRIPTION: 33 letters to and from FGR, mostly from fellow Lutheran pastors, mostly regarding religion and the church. Includes 2 TLSs from F. H. Knubel, 1 ALS from Harry Daniel Hoover, 1 TLS from FGR's brother Ralph Robinson and 1 TLS from Alfred Lee Klaer.

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Lutheran Letters: 1941 - 1942
DATE SPAN: 01/07/1941 - 11/22/1942

DESCRIPTION: 51 letters to and from FGR, mostly from fellow Lutheran pastors, mostly regarding religion and the church. Includes 1 TLS from F. H. Knubel and 2 TLSs from FGR's brother Ralph Robinson.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Lutheran Letters: 1943 - 1949, undated
DATE SPAN: 05/04/1943 - 12/17/1949

DESCRIPTION: 40 letters to and from FGR, mostly from fellow Lutheran pastors, moslty regarding music, religion and the church. Includes 2 TLSs from Allen Lambert and 1 TLS from Franklin Fry. Includes many letters concerning the Mountain Choir Festival.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Martinsburg, Va. - Veterans Admin. Medical Center
DATE SPAN: 04/05/1966 - 03/23/1967

DESCRIPTION: 6 letters to and from FGR regarding an article written by FGR on the Vetrans Administration Medical Center in Martinsburg, Va.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 Mendeli Plantation
DATE SPAN: 02/12/1962 - 09/21/1965

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS and 1 TLS to FGR regarding his residence, Mendeli Plantation. Also includes a brief survey of the tree farming done on the property.

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Music
DATE SPAN: 08/30/1932 - 06/26/1967

DESCRIPTION: 14 letters to and from FGR, all regarding music, with many references to a manuscript of a song entitled, "West Virginia." Includes 1 TLS from William Wallace Barron, Governor of West Virginia.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Potomac Trails
DATE SPAN: 04/24/1964 - 07/27/1967

DESCRIPTION: 31 letters to and from FGR, all regarding the publication and sale of "Potomac Trails," a book on Maryland history by FGR. Includes 1 TLS from Patrick A. O'Boyle, Archbishop of Washington.

Box: 2 Fold: 13 Publishing
DATE SPAN: 08/20/1952 - 05/15/1967

DESCRIPTION: 35 letters to and from FGR, all regarding publication of articles by FGR. Includes 2 manuscripts of articles by FGR which he sought to publish.

Box: 2 Fold: 14 Saint Peter's Church, Oakland, Md.
DATE SPAN: 02/18/1940 - [12/31/1966]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from William Sauer of the Church of St. Peter the Apostle, Oakland, Md. to FGR and annual reports of the church from 1953 to 1961. Includes a few other pieces of ephemera from the church.

Box: 2 Fold: 15 "Schola Cantorum"
DATE SPAN: 10/26/1961 - 11/02/1966

DESCRIPTION: 29 letters to and from FGR, all concerning Schola Cantorum, a summer choir institute run by FGR and Rev. John C. Selner, S.S. in the early 1960's.

Box: 2 Fold: 16 Special Events
DATE SPAN: 01/27/1949 - 07/18/1967

DESCRIPTION: 29 letters to and from FGR, all regarding special events set up or attended by FGR, such as the centennial celebration of Oakland, Maryland (1949), and the New York World's Fair 1964 - 1965.

Box: 2 Fold: 17 Special Events - Notes
DATE SPAN: 12/01/1963 - 10/15/1966

DESCRIPTION: 50 pages of typed notes about various special event set up by FGR, including Schola Cantorum.

Box: 2 Fold: 18 United Service Organizations
DATE SPAN: 02/02/1951 - 11/21/1952

DESCRIPTION: 23 letters to and from FGR, all regarding his employment with the National Catholic Community Service wherein he worked for the USO in Long Branch, New Jersey.

Box: 2 Fold: 19 Miscellaneous Personal: 1940 - 1946
DATE SPAN: 02/10/1940 - 05/23/1946

DESCRIPTION: 7 letters to FGR on various subjects, including local history. Includes 1 TLS from Harper's Magazine regarding Rebecca Harding Davis.

Box: 2 Fold: 20 Miscellaneous Personal: 1950 - 1954
DATE SPAN: 02/13/1951 - 12/21/1954

DESCRIPTION: 25 letters to and from FGR, regarding various matters, including local history. Includes 1 ALS from Ninnian U. Bond and 1 TLS from the National Speleological Society.

Box: 2 Fold: 21 Miscellaneous Personal: 1955 - 1959
DATE SPAN: 01/11/1955 - 09/27/1959

DESCRIPTION: 24 letters to and from FGR, regarding various topics, including local history. Includes 2 TLSs from Elizabeth Fairall and 1 TLS from Robert B. Garrett.

Box: 2 Fold: 22 Miscellaneous Personal: 1960 - 1962
DATE SPAN: 10/02/1960 - 09/25/1962

DESCRIPTION: 21 letters to and from FGR, regarding various topics, including local history, but mostly personal. Includes 4 ALSs from a Cistercian monastery in Virginia.

Box: 2 Fold: 23 Miscellaneous Personal: 1963 - 1964
DATE SPAN: 04/23/1965 - 12/14/1964

DESCRIPTION: 31 letters to and from FGR, regarding various topics, mostly personal. Includes 1 TLS from the Veterans Administration and 1 TLS from David C. Mearns of the Library of Congress.

Box: 2 Fold: 24 Miscellaneous Personal: 1965
DATE SPAN: 01/08/1965 - 12/09/1965

DESCRIPTION: 14 letters to and from FGR, regarding various topics, mostly personal or regarding Oakland, Md. affairs. Includes 2 TLSs from Frederick Gutheim, President of the Washington Center for Metropolitan Studies.

Box: 2 Fold: 25 Miscellaneous Personal: 1966
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1966]? - [12/01/1966]?

DESCRIPTION: 18 letters to and from FGR, regarding various topics, mostly personal. Includes 1 TLS from Egidio Vagnozzi, the Apostolic Delegate.

Box: 2 Fold: 26 Miscellaneous Personal: 1967
DATE SPAN: 01/03/1967 - 08/15/1967

DESCRIPTION: 22 letters to and from FGR, mostly personal. Includes 1 TLS from Daniel G. Brewster, U.S. Senator, and 1 TLS from Charles McC. Mathias, Congressperson.

Box: 2 Fold: 27 Miscellaneous Personal: undated
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1920]? - [12/31/1967]?

DESCRIPTION: 38 letters to FGR, mostly personal, all undated. Includes 1 TLS from Robert Dwyer, Bishop of Reno.

Box: 2 Fold: 28 Bank Receipts
DATE SPAN: 04/17/1962 - 05/04/1967

DESCRIPTION: Monthly bank receipts received and collected by FGR from 1962 to 1967.

Box: 2 Fold: 29 Appalachia
DATE SPAN: 03/02/1964 - 03/02/1964

DESCRIPTION: 3 TMss by FGR on Appalachia. Includes 1 carbon by FGR to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. about Appalachia and his mss.

Box: 2 Fold: 30 "Appendix"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1920]? - 12/31/1967

DESCRIPTION: 3 TMss by FGR, the contents of a folder he marked "Appendix;" possibly an appendix for "Potomac Trails." Subjects include Fraternal Societies of Allegheny County, a history of the Maryland Assembly and the origins of Anthracite Coal.

Box: 2 Fold: 31 Ballad of Yough
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1920]? - 12/31/1967

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs of the "Ballad of Yough" by FGR, 22 pp.

Box: 2 Fold: 32 Bayard, West Virginia
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1920]? - 12/31/1967

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs by FGR(?), "Bayard West Virginia," 8 pp.

Box: 2 Fold: 33 "Beekeepers"
DATE SPAN: 02/23/1967 - 02/23/1967

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs by FGR, "Beekeepers," 3 pp. Includes 2 photos and 2 clippings about beekeeping.

Box: 2 Fold: 34 "Benbush & Pierce, (Maryland)"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1920]? - 12/31/1967

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs by FGR, "Benbush & Pierce (Maryland?)," 3 pp.

Box: 2 Fold: 35 "Bibliography"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1920]? - 12/31/1967

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs by FGR, "Bibliography," possibly for "Potomac Trails," 7 pp.

Box: 2 Fold: 36 "Bloomington, Maryland"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1960]? - 01/01/1960

DESCRIPTION: 2 TMss by FGR, "Bloomington (Maryland)," 35 pp.

Box: 2 Fold: 37 "C & O Canal"
DATE SPAN: [05/01/1966]? - 05/01/1966

DESCRIPTION: 2 TMss by FGR, "The C & O Canal" and "A Brief History of the C & O Canal," 50 pp.

Box: 2 Fold: 38 Caves
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1958]? - 01/01/1958

DESCRIPTION: 7 TMss by FGR on caves, mainly consisting of excerpts from books about caves. Also includes many clippings about caves.

Box: 2 Fold: 39 Civil War
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1960]? - 01/01/1960

DESCRIPTION: 2 TMss by FGR, "The Potomac and the Civil War," 25 pp.

Box: 2 Fold: 40 "Coal on the Potomac"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1960]? - 01/01/1960

DESCRIPTION: 4 TMss by FGR on coal in the Potomac River Valley, 30 pp.

Box: 2 Fold: 41 "Conclusion"
DATE SPAN: [10/10/1960]? - 10/10/1960

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs by FGR in a folder he marked "Conclusion;" possibly the conclusion to "Potomac Trails."

Box: 2 Fold: 42 Cumberland, Maryland
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1964]? - 01/01/1964

DESCRIPTION: 2 TMss by FGR about Cumberland, Maryland, probably written for "Potomac Trails."

Box: 2 Fold: 43 Davis, Jefferson
DATE SPAN: [02/01/1955]? - 02/01/1955

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs by FGR about Jefferson Davis, with 7 pamphlets about Davis.

Box: 2 Fold: 44 "Description of Land & River"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1960]? - 01/01/1960

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs by FGR about the Potomac River Valley, placed in a folder labeled "Description of Land & River."

Box: 2 Fold: 45 Elk Garden, West Virginia
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1960]? - 01/01/1960

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs by FGR about Elk Garden, West Virginia.

Box: 2 Fold: 46 Fairfax Stone
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1960]? - 01/01/1960

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs by FGR, "The Significance of Fairfax Stone." Also includes 1 clipping about the stone.

Box: 2 Fold: 47 Frostburg, (Maryland?)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1960]? - [01/01/1960]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs by FGR, "Frostburg, (Maryland?);" probably used in "Potomac Trails."

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