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Rebecca Wood Robinson letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-212

Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters written by Rebecca Wood Robinson to her friend Marty Grundy. The two met in the 1970's when Robinson's husband was teaching at Case Western Reserve University.

Dates

  • 1981-2010

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Rebecca Wood Robinson was born in 1924, and was trained as a classical archaeologist. She worked at the excavation at Corinth, Greece, with her husband, Henry S. Robinson. The two belonged to the Cleveland Friends Meeting. Robinson died in 2009.

Martha (Marty) Paxson Grundy is a member of Cleveland Friends Meeting. She has served widely among Friends in North America through writing and facilitating retreats and workshops, and has served as clerk of her monthly, quarterly, and yearly meetings. Marty served as recording clerk for the Religious Education and Central Committees of Friends General Conference (FGC), and was founding clerk of the committee establishing FGC’s Traveling Ministries Program. Grundy earned a Ph.D. in American History from Case Western Reserve University in 1990. Her published writing includes The Evolution of a Quaker Community: Middletown Meeting, Bucks County, Pennsylvania 1750-1850, edited and annotated versions of David Ferris’s memoirs and of Sandra L. Cronk’s journal and writings, three monographs, contributions to nine edited collections, and numerous articles and book reviews. She and her husband live in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains letters written by Rebecca Wood Robinson to her friend Marty Grundy.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two folders.

Acquisition

The Rebecca Wood Robinson letters were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 2010 by Marty Grundy. Accession # 7366.

Processing Information

Processed by Alexandra Stern; completed March, 2019.

Source

Creator

Title
Rebecca Wood Robinson letters, 1981-2010
Author
Alexandra Stern
Date
March, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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