Edna Chapman Robson and Leslie Robson fonds
Call Number: Mss Sc 131, Pc 125 (A.96-24, A.96-89, A.97-06)

Title: Edna Chapman Robson and Leslie Robson fonds.

Dates: 1914-1985.

Extent: 0.12 m of textual records. -- 145 photographs. -- 19 plans and blueprints.

Biographical sketch: Leslie Victor Robson was born in 1893 in Deleau, Manitoba. In 1915, he graduated from the Manitoba Agricultural College. He married Edna Chapman, who was also a student at Manitoba Agricultural College. He was involved in many societies and sat on many boards, and also specialized in raising purebred Polled Herefords. He died in 1977.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in 1995 by Clarke Robson of Deleau, Manitoba.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of correspondence, programs, school notebooks, a copy of deed of gift, exam papers, school songs and games, school transcripts, newspaper clippings, booklets, invitations, a copy of a published pamphlet entitled My Story by Frank Hitchcock, photographs relating to the Manitoba Agricultural College, and maps and blueprints.

Source of supplied title: Title based on provenance of fonds.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Finding aid: A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room.