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Oliver William Robinson papers

Identifier: MSD-1933-002

Collection Statement

This collection consists of newspaper articles, articles in professional periodicals, and reviews of books. Correspondence from the DPU President's file is also included in this collection.


  • 1911 - 1972


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Usage Restrictions

Copyright interests for this collection are held by DePauw University.

Biographical Sketch

Oliver W. Robinson, son of Oliver P. and Grace Dunn Robinson, was born on December 14, 1911 in Ogdensburg, New York. He received an A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1933 and an M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1939. In 1934 he became an associate instructor of English at Vincennes University and had risen to the position of Academic Dean, when in 1947 he resigned from Vincennes to teach at DePauw. As an associate professor of English, he taught writing at DePauw until his retirement in 1964. Oliver Robinson died on September 28, 1972.


0.8 Cubic Feet (2 document cases)

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Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
405 S. Indiana St.
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States