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Robinson--James E. (Buildings and Grounds Staff)

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1 The history of the Alumni House
Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:17, p.5
10/25/2021 The Alumni House has been home to many different offices and people over the years; photo.
2 Building history
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.4
9/1/2009 Tribute to James E. Robinson, who planned many of the older buildings on campus; photo.
3 Administering a burgeoning normal school
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.154
7/1/1990 Debate over the mission of the Normal School; disparity in salary for women and men; duties of Board; organization of library services; photo.
4 Weathering the elements at ISTC
Alumnus 61:1, p.16
2/1/1976 Herman Siemers recalls living in a tent while attending school because he had no money.
5 Hansen, keeper of the keys, has had varied campus career; apprentice in 1890; now foreman of shop and custodian of keys
College Eye 27:45, p.1
6/14/1935 Profile of Hans Hansen, who has performed in many capacities at ISTC.
6 Four whose lives were close to campus affairs, taken by death during fall term
Alumnus 19:1, p.11
1/1/1935 Clara Seerley died November 13, 1934; Laura Falkler died October 31, 1934; James E. Robinson died September 6, 1934; Mrs. Harry Eells died November 6, 1934; short biographical sketches.
7 Jim Robinson dies in Baltimore clinic
College Eye 26:12, p.1
9/10/1934 Was Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds from 1901-1931.
8 Here's "old-timer" worthy of name!
College Eye 25:31, p.1
2/16/1934 Old clock hangs in Gilchrist chapel.
9 Superintendent
Alumnus 17:3, p.6
7/1/1933 Brief profile of Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds E. E. Cole and description of functions of his office; photo.
10 Jim Robinson summarizes college building construction; first building was erected in 1896; last is not completed
College Eye 25:3, p.4
6/23/1933 James E. Robinson talks about the changes that he has seen on campus; photo.
11 Superintendent
Old Gold 0:0, p.20
6/1/1933 History of buildings and grounds work; office began in 1900 with James Robinson as head of staff of three janitors; E. E. Cole became head in 1931; photos.
12 A town some day
Alumnus 17:2, p.10
4/1/1933 President Seerley's 1890 vision for College Hill.
13 Hurry with those locks
Alumnus 17:2, p.15
4/1/1933 Anecdote about completion of Auditorium Building.
14 Three rare trees grace local campus; two are tulip trees
College Eye 24:19, p.2
2/10/1933 Professor Arey brought two Russian olives and two tulip trees to campus.
15 Once upon a time a kerosene lamp
Alumnus 17:1, p.14
1/1/1933 History of heat, light, and power at ISTC; succession of boilers culminates in new power plant; alternating current now replacing direct current; street railway waiting room is now ticket office; central campus smokestack is now a thing of the past.
16 Three men and student would take two weeks to groom grass on campus
College Eye 23:11, p.3
8/14/1931 About sixty acres is mowed.
17 "Whatever this campus is, 'Jim' Robinson has made it," says President Emeritus Seerley of former superintendent of buildings and grounds
College Eye 23:9, p.1
7/31/1931 Memories of J. E. Robinson's time as campus grounds superintendent.
18 Untitled
College Eye 23:9, p.2
7/31/1931 Best wishes for departing superintendent J. E. Robinson.
19 Cole moves to campus
College Eye 23:7, p.4
7/17/1931 Moves into superintendent's house after James Robinson moves out.
20 Barometer presented to Robinson
College Eye 23:5, p.2
7/3/1931 Physical plant employees give James Robinson retirement present.
21 E. E. Cole new superintendent
Alumnus 15:3, p.10
7/1/1931 Appointed Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds; succeeds J. E. Robinson.
22 Cole takes Robinson's post July 1, veteran official ends long period of service as superintendent of the buildings and grounds
College Eye 23:1, p.1
6/6/1931 James Robinson will supervise upkeep of campus and janitorial service; profile of E. E. Cole.
23 Officers of administration
Old Gold 0:0, p.19
6/1/1931 Photos.
24 E. E. Cole will become superintendent of building and grounds
Public Relations News Release 1930:438, p.1
5/28/1931 Suceeds James E. Robinson, who will supervise janitors and upkeep of college grounds; profile of E. E. Cole.
25 Plans underway to rebuild steps at north entrance of Auditorium
College Eye 22:29, p.1
5/1/1931 Will replace both inside and outside steps.
26 Major Robert L. Robinson
Alumnus 14:4, p.24
10/1/1930 Major Robinson of the United States Health Service at Buffalo,, New York attended the National Dental Convention at Denver, Colorado. He also visited his aunts, Lillie Robinson and Mary Robinson, and his uncle James E. Robinson at Cedar Falls.
27 Grid stars do summer training on brick pile
College Eye 21:39, p.4
7/11/1930 Two students are busy taking up the brick driveway.
28 Officers of Administration
Old Gold 0:0, p.23
6/1/1930 Mr. Latham praises the administrative staff; photos.
29 "Old Ben" venerable skeleton, may haunt corner in campus building
College Eye 21:26, p.1
4/4/1930 Brief history of North Hall, and Old Ben, the skeleton.
30 Mrs. J. E. Robinson dies at campus home
College Eye 21:15, p.1
1/17/1930 Brief obituary for Mrs. Robinson.
31 New eight foot candle power lights
Public Relations News Release 1929:113, p.1
12/18/1929 The auditorium is getting newer and brighter lights.
32 Officers of Administration
Old Gold 0:0, p.19
6/1/1929 Administrators; photos.
33 Officers of administration
Old Gold 0:0, p.22
6/1/1928 Officer roster; photos.
34 Alpha Theta Beta
College Eye 19:35, p.8
5/16/1928 Fraternity happenings.
35 Mr. J. E. Robinson tells of campus improvements
College Eye 19:35, p.7
5/16/1928 Recounts many repairs and upgrades during his time here.
36 Mr. Robinson
College Eye 19:30, p.3
4/11/1928 Plans for fence construction.
37 Mr. J. E. Robinson
College Eye 18:36, p.2
3/30/1927 James Robinson returned from visit to New York.
38 President H. H. Seerley and J. E. Robinson
College Eye 18:26, p.5
1/19/1927 State Board of Education meeting postponed.
39 President H. H. Seerley and Mr. James Robinson
College Eye 18:22, p.3
12/8/1926 Attended a meeting of the Board of Education in Ames.
40 Faculty golf fans form new club
College Eye 18:9, p.1
9/8/1926 Opportunity to get the college golf course in shape.
41 The first Board of Directors
Wright--David Sands (Mathematics Faculty)
Fifty Years at the Teachers College 0:0, p.29
7/1/1926 Biographical sketches of the members of the first board as well as other early officials.
42 Dr. and Mrs. Lindsay Robinson
College Eye 18:2, p.7
6/18/1926 Visited friends during vacation.
43 James Robinson
College Eye 17:27, p.3
12/16/1925 Spending the winter in Florida with his family.
44 Twenty years ago
College Eye 17:15, p.7
9/23/1925 News from the old days.
45 First act in erection of Campanile is impressive sight to the many viewers
College Eye 17:1, p.1
6/3/1925 Cornerstone laid; description of impressive ceremony; text of address given by Pauline Devitt; photo.
46 Officers of administration
Old Gold 0:0, p.19
6/1/1925 Roster; photo.
47 Faculty
Old Gold 0:0, p.22
6/1/1924 Photos and names of faculty members.
48 Mr. Robinson
College Eye 15:18, p.8
1/16/1924 Is in charge of plotting the new land bought by the college.
49 Did you know?
College Eye 15:10, p.3
11/7/1923 Most of the existing buildings on campus were designed by James E. Robinson.
50 Mr. Ben W. Robinson
College Eye 15:4, p.8
9/26/1923 Visited his uncle.


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