Avis N. Robbins papers, 1908-1959 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 1/7/MSS 208
Extent: 10.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: The Avis N. Robbins collection contains correspondence written to her from 1908 through 1959 by various friends and family members in addition to soldiers from both World Wars. This time period covers her adolescence; marriage to Hugh Robbins and the births of their three children, Enoch, Richard, and Virginia; as well as her years as a grandmother. The bulk of the collection consists of wartime letters from her husband (WWI) and children (WWII).