Creator

Date Original

1913-1937

Description

This collection contains a few letters and speeches from Robinson's career.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Taylor Robinson was born near Lonoke, Arkansas, in 1872. He was a United States representative from 1903 to 1913, Governor of Arkansas from January to March 1913, and United States Senator from March 1913 until his death on July 14, 1937. Robinson was the vice-presidential nominee on the Democratic ticket with Alfred E. Smith in 1928. He served as minority leader of the Senate from 1922until Franklin Roosevelt, with whom he was closely allied, became president in March 1933. At that time Robinson became Senate majority leader, a post he held until he died.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000208

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Joseph T. Robinson papers, MS.000208

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Joseph T. Robinson papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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