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Archives of the Agricultural Experience: Leslie and Edna Robson Family


Leslie and Edna Robson Family


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.


Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, programs, school notebooks, a copy of deed of gift, exam papers, school songs and games, school transcripts, newspaper clippings, booklets, invitations, and a copy of a published pamphlet entitled My Storyby Frank Hitchcock.


Collection Reference: MSS SC 131
Inclusive Dates: 1914-1985
Collection Contents: 12 cm of textual records
Access Conditions: None


Edna Chapman Robson and Leslie Robson fonds