|Repository:||University of West Georgia|
|Creator:||Robison, George Howell, 1894-1964|
|Creator:||Robison, Mary Ethyl, 1897-1985|
|Title:||George Howell Robison and Mary Ethyl Robison papers|
|Quantity:||0.33 Linear feet (1 box, 1 map folder)|
George Howell Robison was born in Carroll County, Georgia on October 5, 1894. He was the son of Jefferson Davis Robison and Margaret Louisa "Lula" Robinson Robison. G. H. Robison attended the University of West Georgia, when it was known as the Fourth District A&M School, graduating in 1918. Mary Ethyl Nixon was born on August 25, 1897. Ms. Nixon also attended the Fourth District A&M School, graduating in 1915. Mary Ethyl and George Howell were married on December 25, 1921. Mary and George Robison had three children, Robbie, Ray and Helen Robison Foster. Mr. Robison served in World War I and later became commander of American Legion Post 143. He worked as a cotton buyer for Mandeville Mills for 31 years and also served as a city councilman in Carrollton. He died on May 10, 1964. Mary Ethyl Robison died on February 16, 1985.
The George Howell Robison and Mary Ethyl Robison Papers are a reflection of the early history of the University of West Georgia. The collection is composed of reunion correspondence, school work, newspaper clippings and photographs. Many of the items refer directly to the Fourth District A&M School, including graduation invitations and report cards.
Arranged alphabetically by folder headings.
George Howell Robison and Mary Ethyl Robison Papers. Annie Belle Weaver Special Collections, Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library, University of West Georgia.
Donated by Helen R. Foster, daughter of George Howell and Mary Ethyl Robison, on March 26, 1996.
Prepared by Arthur Sullivan in 2009
Open to all users; no restrictions.
As stipulated by the U.S. copyright laws.
|1||1||A. G. Robison Solid Geometry Textbook|
|2||Fourth District A&M School Materials, 1918-1985, 1918-1985|
|3||Fourth District A&M School Materials, 1915-1918, 1915-1918|
|5||Class of 1915 Reunion Correspondence, 1958, 1958|
|6||Class of 1918 Reunion Correspondence, 1938, 1938|
|7||Theme books, circa 1916, 1916|
|8||Theme books, undated|
|9||Theme books, undated|
|1||1||Eighteen mechanical drawings, thirty-one geometric drawings, seven freehand drawings, two marked and one unmarked photocopies of drawings|
|1||2||One black and white photograph of group of students, with cardboard backing, 1917, 1917|
|1||3||One black and white photograph of class reunion in a cardboard frame [June 5, 1938 photo by W. M. Boynton Carrollton, GA], and photocopy of 1938 photograph, 1938|
|1||4||Diploma of George Howell Robison, 1918, 1918|