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Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
.21 linear feet ((1 half file box) plus 2 photograph folders)
Most of the photographs in this collection are or will be digitized and available online.
Gram Robinson was a founder of the National Women's Press Club (now the Washington Press Club) in 1919. She was a Washington, DC, correspondent for several magazines, including Good Housekeeping, Fashion Art, and Farmer's Wife. In 1921 she founded the periodical Congressional Digest, which aimed to provide in-depth coverage of one issue before each session of Congress. She served as its president until 1983.
She married Norborne T.N. Robinson, Jr. (1876-1947), a founder of the National Press Club, in 1922. Their son, Norberne T.N. Robinson III, was born in 1925. Alice Gram Robinson and Norborne T.N. Robinson, Jr, divorced in 1945.
Alice Gram Robinson continued to be politically active after suffrage. In 1928 she was the director of the Women's Division of the Republican National Committee. She lived in Washington, DC, until 1983, when she moved to a retirement home in Virginia. Alice Gram Robinson died January 24, 1984.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers of Alice Gram Robinson were given to the Schlesinger Library in March 2015 by her granddaughter Page Gram Robinson, via Pam Swing.
By: Jenny Gotwals, with assistance from Margaret Dalton.
- Robinson, Alice Gram, 1895-1984. Papers of Alice Gram Robinson, 1917-1968, 1999: A Finding Aid
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
- Processing of this collection was made possible by a gift from the Alice Jeannette Ward Fund.
- EAD ID
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