Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Physical/Technical Access

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

Inventory

Subject Terms


Guide to the Dwight Edwards Robinson Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 0851
Creator: Robinson, Dwight Edwards, 1914-
Title: Dwight Edwards Robinson papers
Date Span: 1942-1984
Quantity: 54.59 cubic feet
1 magnetic tape
1 reel-to-reel audiotape
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Dwight E. Robinson, born in 1914, received his doctorate in economics from Columbia University in 1948. He joined the University of Washington School of Business Administration faculty in 1950 and taught in the general business department. He served as chairman of the department from 1965 to 1969. In addition to his teaching, Robinson was also active in his profession and was appointed to numerous business and governmental boards and commissions, including the Washington Governor's Lumber Fact Finding Panel. During his tenure at the university he produced a number of works exploring the fashion industry and such fashion trends as the shaving and trimming of beards and the wearing of animal fur. Robinson retired in 1980 and was appointed professor emeritus in 1981.

Scope and Content

Consult the scope and content information for each of the accessions listed below.

Physical/Technical Access

Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Access

Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.


Inventory

  
Accession No. 0851-001
Dwight Edwards Robinson papers, 1954
7.5" linear
Scope and Content
Briefs, reports, and other papers from his role as a member of the Washington Governor's Lumber Fact Finding Panel, an adjudication agency active in the Pacific Northwest lumber strike of 1954; 1954.
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.
Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Dweight Robinson, February 06, 1968

  
Accession No. 0851-002
Dwight Edwards Robinson papers, 1942-1984
53.17 cu. ft.
Scope and Content
Correspondence, writings, notes, research files, reports, clippings, microfilm; 1942-1984.
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.
Acquisition Info
Mrs. Dwight Robinson, September 29, 1992

  
Accession No. 0851-003
Dwight Edwards Robinson papers, circa 1956-1957
1 cu. ft. (1 box)
1 magnetic tape
1 reel-to-reel audiotape
Scope and Content
Notebooks, 1 magnetic tape and 1 reel-to-reel audiotape; ca. 1956-1957.
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository. Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.
Acquisition Info
Mrs. Dwight E. Robinson, December 13, 1994

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Hamley, Frederick G. (Frederick George), 1903-1975, creator.
Keats, John.
Robinson, Dwight Edwards,1914- --Archives.
Simkovitch, Vladimir.
Washington, George.
Wedgwood, Josiah.
Organizations:
David W. Johnston & Associates, creator.
Harbor Plywood Corporation, creator.
International Woodworkers of America, creator.
University of Washington. University Archives.
Washington (State). Governor's Lumber Fact Finding Panel, creator.
Last modified: January 07, 2011
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