Robbins Collection

Archive Notes:

Comprising a collection of notebooks and account books from 1820 to 1863. These were found in April 1977 in a wall-papered-over cupboard at College Farm by Alan Rooney and were examined by the archive group in 1978 creating more than 1000 entries. The books can only be viewed in WVA.

The contents of these have been summarised in a booklet written by Margaret Rosenthal entitled 'A Nineteenth Century Jack-of-all-Trades: James Robbins of Wheatley'. This book is available for sale in WVA.

A small number of key matters are recorded on other accession numbers elsewhere in the digital archive and on the website.

The attached listing is also held in the General box

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