This collection (1823-1999) contains the papers of Robert "Bob" Boyd Robinson III (1948-1999) of Garysburg, N.C. Included are original documents related to Andrew Jackson Ellis and other Ellis family members such as correspondence (1843, 1854, 1861-1865) and photographs (large tintype, cartes de visite). Genealogical notes, clippings, correspondence, family charts, and Bible Records transcriptions concern the Palmer, Gary, Ellis, Coker, Kee, Turner, Boyd, Robinson, Read, Ricks, Purnell, Crossland, and Stephenson families of Northeastern North Carolina and Southeastern Virginia. Other documents include a 1917 publication titled "Ceremonies Attending Dedication of the Virginia Memorial on the Battlefield of Gettysburg," his column in The Daily Herald newspaper of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., titled "Confederate Letter," and documents relating to his involvement with groups such as Society of the Cincinnati, Sons of the Revolution in the State of North Carolina, SCV, and the Military Order of The Stars and Bars.
Gift of the Robinson Family c/o Katherine S. Robinson
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law. The donor retains the literary rights to the publication titled Confederate Letter.
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law. The donor retains the literary rights to the publication Confederate Letter.