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Guide to the James Alexander Robertson Papers, 1436?-1939

Abstract

Librarian, archivist for State of Maryland, and historian, of Annapolis (Anne Arundel Co.), Md.

Correspondence, notes, and works in manuscript and typescript concerning Philippine history, administrative problems and policies during the early years of American occupation, the Aglipay or Independent Filipino Church, Roman Catholicism, customs, geography, book manufacturing, education, José Rizal, Freemasonry, Filipino senators, and Katipunan of Filipino Secret Society. Many letters center around James Alfred Le Roy, authority on the Philippine Islands.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Robertson, James Alexander, 1873-1939.
Title
James Alexander Robertson papers 1436?-1939
Language of Material
English
Extent
10.0 Linear Feet, 1840 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Correspondence, notes, and works in manuscript and typescript concerning Philippine history, administrative problems and policies during the early years of American occupation, the Aglipay or Independent Filipino Church, Roman Catholicism, customs, geography, book manufacturing, education, José Rizal, Freemasonry, Filipino senators, and Katipunan of Filipino Secret Society. Many letters center around James Alfred Le Roy, authority on the Philippine Islands.

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Contents of the Collection

James Alexander Robertson Papers, 1436-1939

(24 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
James A. LeRoy’s critique of John R. M. Taylor’s The Philippine Insurrection Against the United States
Box 1
Manuscripts (photographs), 1436?-1708
Box 1
Letters, 1568-1847
Box 1
Letters, 1850-1897 Jan.
Box 1
Letters, 1897 Feb.-1897 July
Box 1
Letters, 1898-1899
Box 1
Letters, 1900-1901
Box 1
Letters, 1902-1904
Box 2
Letters, 1905
Box 2
Letters, 1906 Jan-Oct
Box 2
Letters, 1906 Nov-Dec
Box 2
Letters, 1907 Jan-Dec
Box 3
Letters, 1908-1909
Box 3
Letters, 1911-1915
Box 3
Letters, 1920-1939
Box 3
Narrative of the 6th Infantry in the Occupation of the Philippines; Fragment, 1900
Box 4
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, 1900
Box 4
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, 1903-1906
Box 4
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, 1907
Box 4
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, 1911
Box 5
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, 1912-1913
Box 5
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, 1914-1915
Box 5
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, 1916-1917
Box 5
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, 1918-1919
Box 6
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, 1920-1928
Box 6
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, 1930-1931
Box 6
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 6
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 7
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 8
Creteron?-Vocabulary in Italian, Malese, Suluano, Tagalese, undated
Box 8
Mancayan Township, Philippine Islands. History and Description, undated
Box 8
Mindoro Island, Philippine Islands: Writing of the Mangans
Box 8
Robertson, James A. Books and the Teacher
Box 8
Robertson, James A. The Early History of the Philippines
Box 8
Robertson, James A. The Moro Raids
Box 8
Robertson, James A. Spanish Government in the Philippines
Box 8
Robertson, James A. An 'Uncle Remus' Tale from the Philippines
Box 8
Robertson, James A. Notes on the Philippines
Box 8
Robertson, James A. Notes on the Philippines
Box 8
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 9
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 10
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 11
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 12
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 13
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 14
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 15
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 16
Translation of Philippine insurgent documents
Box 17
Articles and notes on the Philippines and other Pacific islands, undated
Box 17
Printed material (photographs), 1565-1898
Box 18
Printed material on the Philippines, 1896-1912
Box 18
Printed Material on the Philippines, 1913-1917
Box 18
Copy of a Translation of Mabini’s Manifesto regarding the American Occupation and the Philippine Insurrection
Box 19
Printed Material on the Philippines, undated
Box 19
Maps and Diagrams (largely photographs), 1524-1903
Box 19
Philippine Library papers, 1909-1911
Box 20
Philippine Library papers, 1912-1913
Box 20
Philippine Islands: Photostats of native scripts, including Povedeno Manuscript of 1572
Box 21
Index to Rizal’s private library
Box 21
Historical sketch of the Philippine library
Box 21
Philippine Library papers, 1932-1936 and undated
Box 21
Philippine Library Association: Minutes and Proceedings
Box 21
Samiel, Isidoro. Modernizing the Libraries in the Philippine Islands
Box 21
The Philippine Library papers, 1914-1915
Box 21
Newspapers clippings
Box 22
Newspapers clippings
Box 23
Four sets of catalog cards
Box 23
Photographs of various churches and miscellaneous photographs
Box 24
Miscellaneous photographs
Oversize Box 19

Historical Note

Librarian, archivist for State of Maryland, and historian, of Annapolis (Anne Arundel Co.), Md.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Alexander Robertson Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The James Alexander Robertson Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1940.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library Staff,

Encoded by Noah Huffman, January 2010

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.