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Guide to the Gibson Family Papers
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Audrey Gibson Robinson

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes biographical sketch, correspondence, financial and legal documents, YMCA programs, and artifacts.


Arranged by format and date thereafter.
Box 1:1

Biographical sketch 1965 and undated

Box 1:2

General correspondence 1961-1965

Box 1:3

Pension correspondence 1943-1970

Box 1:4

Financial documents 1967-1980

Box 1:5

Legal documents 1915-1980

Box 1:6

Y.M.C.A. programs 1931-1932

Box 1:7

Necklace and ring undated


Maude Gibson

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes poems written by Maude Gibson, will, and postcard.


Arranged by format.
Box 1:8

Will of Maude Gibson circa 1960s

Box 1:9

Poems 1930-1936

Box 1:10

Postcard 1914


Charles Nelson Gibson

Series Scope and Content Summary

Newspaper clippings and funeral arrangements related to Charles Nelson Gibson.


Arranged by format.
Box 1:11

Newspaper clippings 1947-1972

Box 1:12

Funeral arrangements 1964-1967


Lucinda Ray Gibson

Series Scope and Content Summary

Consists of journal maintained by Lucinda Ray Gibson during a cross-country trip by rail in 1924.
Box 1:13

My trip east [railway travel journal, 8 pp.] 1924


Frederick Dovington Robinson

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes war correspondence to Audrey Gibson Robinson, address books, wallet, and badges.


Arranged by format.
Box 1:14

World War II correspondence to Audrey Gibson Robinson [46 pp.] 1944

Box 1:15

Address books undated

Box 1:16

Assorted artifacts circa 1940s


Lois Gibson

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes scrapbook of newspaper clippings and photographs related to the activities of the Zeta Phi Theta sorority.
Box 1:17

Zeta Phi Theta sorority scrapbook 1939-1940



Series Scope and Content Summary

21 photographs and 313 negatives of family and friends of the Gibson family.
Box 2:1

Reproduction from an oval portrait of a 1 year old boy wearing a small locket on a chain around his neck [001] circa 1880

Box 2:2

Thelma, Audrey, and Lois Gibson stand posed against painted brick wall [002] circa 1958

Box 2:3

Portrait of Virginia S. Gibson dressed in nurses uniform and cap [003] circa 1940

Box 2:4

Charles Nelson Gibson stands posed wearing a dark colored kilt and white collared matching dark jacket, and holds a cap in his left hand as he stands with one leg crossing another [004] 1887

Box 2:5

Thelma M. Gibson, infant, stands in wicker chair dressed in christening dress and a small ribbon in her hair [005] circa 1900

Box 2:6

Portrait of Thelma Gibson, R.N., Norfolk, Virginia [006] 1937

Box 2:7

Oval portrait of Lucinda Ray Gibson wearing high collar dress [007] circa 1890

Box 2:8

Charles Nelson Gibson standing on sidewalk near fire hydrant wearing traffic patrol cap [008] 1955

Box 2:9

Portrait of Maude Gibson wearing high collar dress and string of long beads [009] 1902

Box 2:10

Portrait of Dr. Lois E. Gibson Oubre wearing dark colored blouse and large white collar [010] 1930

Box 2:11

Oval portrait of William Henry Gibson dressed in vested suit and small bow tie [reproduction] [011] circa 1900

Box 2:12

Portrait of Mrs. George R. Cashen wearing high-collar, lacey white blouse with horseshoe pin [reproduction] [012] 1908

Box 2:13

Two separate views of ferryboats at piers; showing the passage of several years [013] undated

Box 2:14

Portrait of Audrey Gibson Robinson wearing white straw hat and light-colored plaid jacket [014] circa 1975

Box 2:15

Ferryboat sails across the bay to San Francisco, skyline in background [015] circa 1930

Box 2:16

Charles A. Gibson [?] sitting with banjo (glass plate negative) [016] undated

Box 2:17

Lois Gibson portrait (infant) [017] undated

Box 2:18

Portrait of Audrey Robinson [018] undated

Box 2:19

Thelma Gibson, 5 month old [019] 1903

Box 2:20

Grand Lodge, Portland, Oregon (11 negatives) 1954

Box 2:21

Blooming rose (1 negative) undated

Box 2:22

Home of Lois Gibson (5 negatives) undated

Box 2:23

Mitzu; Stanley and Lois; Watkins and Betty; Stanley and dog (11 negatives) 1950

Box 2:24

At the beach (12 negatives) undated

Box 2:25

Jone Francis; Backyard in San Jose; Me and Jone; George and Jone (33 negatives) 1951

Box 2:26

Unidentified portraits (3 prints/39 negatives) circa 1920s

Box 2:27

Grand Lodge, Portland, Oregon; Sacramento Grace and Dad; Delaney and Auntie Jeff; Rosa Morton (17 negatives) circa 1962

Box 2:28

Jeri and [illegible]; [illegible] and Sweeney; Jeri and I; Sacramento Convention Grand Lodge (6 negatives) 1963

Box 2:29

Running of Del.; me, hostess; Susan [illegible]; Jone Francis (8 negatives) 1961

Box 2:30

Car door (1 negative) 1964

Box 2:31

Unidentified photographs (23 negatives) undated

Box 2:32

Roses of 6148; Picture of Nell; San Jose old home (16 negatives) 1959

Box 2:33

San Jose; Jone and picnic of [illegible] (3 negatives) undated

Box 2:34

Marysville and Rose Garden; Rose Davis (10 negatives) undated

Box 2:35

Francis and her car (1 negative) 1961

Box 2:36

Honeymoon home; New York houses; flower garden; Piedmont (22 negatives) undated

Box 2:37

Bakersfield chickens; San Diego Grand Lodge (9 negatives) 1954

Box 2:38

Cousin Osborne; F.D. and Emma Robins (4 negatives) undated

Box 2:39

Backyard group (3 color negatives) 1964

Box 2:40

Neighbor's house (6 negatives) 1964

Box 2:41

Family picnic (12 negatives) 1956

Box 2:42

Aunt Katie, Audrey, June, and Caroline (5 negatives) 1963

Box 2:43

1958 reunion (10 negatives) 1958

Box 2:44

4th of July picnic (11 negatives) undated

Box 2:45

Easter (8 negatives) 1959

Box 2:46

Faucet's picnic (7 negatives) 1961

Box 2:47

Fishing; New York trip; Edwin Faucett party; Ogden (17 negatives) undated

Box 2:48

Audrey Gibson Robinson, 3 months and high school graduation 1915, 1933

Box 2:49

Frederick D. Robinson 1936