Raymond Robins Papers, 1878-1956

Summary Information

Title: Raymond Robins Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1878-1956

  • Robins, Raymond, 1873-1954
Call Number: U.S. Mss AD; Micro 567; Micro 579

Quantity: 19.8 c.f. (50 archives boxes) and 8 reels of microfilm (35mm)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Raymond Robins, a social worker, social economist, lecturer, and politician, including correspondence, diaries, speeches, and miscellaneous papers. The collection documents his life in Alaska, 1897-1900; his work in Chicago's seventeenth ward, 1900-1914; his political activities in the Illinois Progressive Party; his 1913 lecture tour for the Men and Religion Forward Movement; his 1917-1918 tour of Russia as a member of the American Red Cross mission, subsequent support for diplomatic recognition of the Soviet Union by the United States and efforts to promote economic ties between the two counties, and a return trip to the Soviet Union in 1933; and other activities. Also in the collection is correspondence of his wife Margaret Dreier Robins and of her sister Mary Dreier.

Language: English, Russian

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-us0000ad
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