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Name Robinson, J. W., Dr.
Born Nov. 12, 1850
Birthplace Washington County
Deceased 1938
Father Nather Robinson
Mother Mary (Darlond) Robinson
Spouse Dr. Ella Ford of Salem, Married October 1878 ( Died in Salem 1879, eight months
Children Willie Robinson, died at age 6 of Diphtheria, October 15, 1890.
Leah Robinson, died at age 5 of Diphtheria, October 21, 1890.
Dorland Robinson
Notes Arrived in Jacksonville in 1875
Places of residence Portland, Jacksonville
Education Willamatte University 1875 in earned highest rating in surgury.
Post graduate classes in the east.
Titles & honors Councilman of Jacksonville (1888).
Mayor of Jacksonville (1892).
Occupation Doctor, Operator of a drug store, served as mayor (1892) and councilman (1888) of Jacksonville. Served as war revenure tax collector. Retired in 1921.
Relationships Emil Britt, Mollie Britt. T. J. Kenney, Gus Newbury, H.K. Hanna
Nieces Ina Wenner and Mers. F.A. Snow of Portland.
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Associated Records

1978.20.35 - University of Oregon's contract, it's between the University and Dr. J. W. and Sarah Matilda Robinson, regarding artwork of Regina Dorland Robinson, 27 October 1922

1 item. Conditions of donation of Dorland Robinson artwork to the University, with list of 25 items donated. All but two of the items were subsequently transferred to the custody of the Southern Oregon Historical Society.

1978.32.3 - Prescription Ledger for City Drugstore of Jacksonville

Ledger with prescriptions pasted over ledger pages for a general merchandise store. Most prescriptions are written on City Drug Store letterhead, owned by Dr. J. W. Robinson. Earliest prescriptions are not dated, last prescriptions are dated 1891. Brown leather cover, stitched binding, "DAY BOOK" and "P.J.R." on spine.

LIB2011.1.14 - Oral History Interview with Mabel Coffeen

Mabel Coffeen was interviewed by Kay Atwood in connection with Kay's project on the Jackson County Medical Society. Miss Coffeen was a co-owner of the Community Hospital, Medford, with Phyllis Swearingen, and a registered nurse.

LIB2011.271 - Royal Academy Pictures, 1906

Royal Academy Picture, 1906, with inscription on front flyleaf: Regina Dorland Robinson, New Years day, 1908, from Papa" 156 pp. illus London: Cassell, 1906, publishers

LIB2011.38 - Letterpress Book, 1891-1893

A "rapid Letter Copying Book", containing copies of letters written by J. W. Robinson (father of Dorland Robinson)

LIB2011.38.1 - Scrapbook, ca 1880-1910

Robinson family scrapbook

LIB2011.38.3 - Daybook for Robinson's Drug Store, 1916-1920

Daily Ledger with customer names, items sold and prices

LIB2012.1.183 - Oral history interview with Hanley, Mary Love

Hanley family and friends; Dorland Robinson; Southern Oregon Pioneers Association and pets.

LIB2012.1.194 - Oral history interview with Fields, Marguerite Candacia "Dace" Sparks and her daughter Cossette, Glenda F.

The Sparks and Fields family histories; her father's shoe business; Dr Robinson's drug store; Medford Ice and Storage; and Fields Market and Feed Store.

Image of 1955.76.1 - Painting, Oil

1955.76.1 - Painting, Oil

Bust portrait of Dr. Robinson, father of artist Regina Dorland Robinson. He has walrus mustache and rimless glasses.

Image of 1988.1.1409 - Certificate

1988.1.1409 - Certificate

Certificate, Medical School, "J. W. Robinson, MD, 1888

Image of 2005.14.1 - Bottle, Medicine

2005.14.1 - Bottle, Medicine

Oval, colorless glass, mold-blown, hand-finished flared lip. Narrow neck. Cork intact, and dried substance inside. White paper label in red ink with skull and crossbones reads " Tincture Iodine/ (Antidote, (etc), City Drug Store, J.W. Robinson, M.D., Prop'r, Jacksonville, Oregon"

Image of Book - A lasting impression : the art and life of Regina Dorland Robinson

Book - A lasting impression : the art and life of Regina Dorland Robinson

Illustrated and annotated book on Dorland Robinson. Includes correspondence, list of additional works (with illustrations) Copies available for purchase through SOHS

Book - To Oregon: The Story of an American Family

Stories and genealogies of the Robinson, Miller, Kubli, Newcomb and Constant families, including stories of emigration from Europe to America and to the West Coast.