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Donald Robinson papers 1938-1987 (bulk 1970-1987)
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Title: Donald Robinson papers
Creator: Robinson, Donald
Dates: 1938-1987 (bulk 1970-1987)
Extent: 81.5 linear feet, (65 boxes)
Abstract:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Donald Robinson was born in 1914. He graduated from NYU and the Yale Drama School. He was a lieutenant colonel in the army during World War II. Robinson wrote about health care and medical topics for popular magazines such as Reader's Digest and Parade. He was a former president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the author of eight books. He passed away in 1991. The Donald Robinson collection contains articles, manuscripts, and research materials documenting Robinson's journalism career. A tiny portion of the collection (3 boxes or so) contain material from his service with the War Department in World War II. It includes: Manuscripts: The Miracle Finders; The 100 Most Important People in the World Today; also plays, untitled books chapters, and articles (several boxes) Research material for writing: articles, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and medical reports Cassette Tapes: Interviews with medical professionals (several boxes) Correspondence: personal and professional Biographical and subject files on people in the medical profession: includes correspondence, manuscripts, interview transcripts, articles, and newspaper clippings. Interview transcripts Photographs Material from War Department: correspondence, government and war pamphlets, personal correspondence Bound volumes of magazines and photocopied articles by Robinson

Call number: HMD MS ACC 2008-051
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling.