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Ira E. Robinson Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0155

Scope and Contents

Some 270 letters, telegrams, and notes written to Robinson; the great majority of the items are by Stephen B. Elkins regarding the purchase of coal lands and the development of coal mining in the Cheat River Valley, Preston County, Masontown, Muddy Creek, Green Run, and Sandy Creek; political affairs in Taylor County are mentioned; also included are five letter books with some 2367 copies of letters sent by Ira E. Robinson and his nephew, Jed W. Robinson, relating to their law practice in Grafton in the Years 1898-1908.

Dates

  • 1898-1910

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet (Summary: 10 in. (2 document cases, 5 in. each))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/

Related A&M Collections

155, 294, 965
Title
Ira E. Robinson Papers, 1898-1910
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536