This collection is comprised of the professional papers of sociologist and UCI faculty member Robin M. Williams, Jr. (1914-2006).
Contents include draft manuscripts, conference papers, clippings and ephemera, research notes, reprints and photocopies of
academic articles, correspondence, and the transcript of an oral history interview conducted with Williams in 1969 by Cornell
University Libraries. Materials date from the early years of his career in the late 1930s and early 1940s to his final years
in the mid 2000s.
"Robin Murphy Williams was born on October 11, 1914 in Hillsborough, NC, son of Robin M., Sr. (a farmer) and Mabel (a homemaker).
He received his B.S. in 1933 from North Carolina State College; his M.S. in 1935 from N.C. State and the University of North
Carolina; his M.A. in 1939 from Harvard University; and his Ph.D. in 1943 from Harvard University.
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The collection is unprocessed but is open for research, with the exception of one restricted file in box 1.