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Ira E. Robinson Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0294

Scope and Contents

Papers of Ira E. Robinson (1869-1951), an attorney practicing in Grafton and Clarksburg. Robinson served in the state legislature in 1902-1904, and was a judge in the State Supreme Court of Appeals (1907-1915), a Republican candidate for Governor (1916), and a member of the Federal Radio Commission (1929-1932). The collection includes material documenting his schooling and legal career, as well as his business and financial interests, and personal and family matters. Types of material include photographs, correspondence, maps, music books, cookbooks, and ephemera. Topics include the B&O Railroad and early radio.


  • Creation: ca. 1869-1951


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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 see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


21.4 Linear Feet (21 ft. 5 in. (50 document cases, 5 in. each); (2 small flat storage boxes, 3 1/2 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:

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Ira E. Robinson Papers, 1869-1951
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Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US