Correspondence, journals, newsclippings, drafts and manuscripts, lecture notes, syllabi, student term papers and administrative
documents relating to Dr. Robinson's tenure as chairman of the History Department, his publications, work with the Commonwealth
Club, and local defense activities during World War II.
Edgar E. Robinson was the Margaret Byrne Professor of History at Stanford University (1911-1952; emeritus, 1952-1977) and
chairman of the History Department (1935-1952). He also served as Director of Independent Studies and of the Institute of
American History. Especially well known for his work on American political parties, voting behavior, and presidential leadership,
Professor Robinson played an integral role in the establishment of the Western Civilization course at Stanford.
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