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Robinson (Henry Mauris) Papers
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Description
A collection of professional, political, business, and personal papers related to Henry Mauris Robinson, American lawyer and banker.
Background
Henry Mauris Robinson (1868-1937) was a lawyer and banker. He was born in Ravenna, Ohio, son of George Foreman Robinson (1844-1917), judge of the Court of Common Pleas in the 2nd subdivision of the Judicial District of Ohio. Henry Mauris Robinson was educated at Western Reserve Academy and Cornell University and practiced law in Ohio and New York City before moving to Southern California in 1905, where he was admitted to the California bar. He was Chairman of the Board of Security-First National Bank of Los Angeles and also was on boards of directors of numerous Southern California corporations and institutions, including the Henry E. Huntington Library. From 1917 until 1927, he served on the Council of National Defense; the Supreme Economic Council of Peace in Paris; the U.S. Shipping Board; the International Labor Conference; the President's Industrial Conference; the Bituminous Coal Commission; the Unemployment Conference; and the International Economic Conference at Geneva.
Extent
11 Linear Feet (13 boxes, 1 folder, 1 expansion folder, 5 rolls)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact Reader Services at the Huntington Library for more information.