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Title Cemetery Burial and Account Book of Henry Robinson
Date 1888-1894
Scope & Content This record book is the second of four used by Henry Robinson and his son Charles H. Robinson to document burials in their roles as sexton and later superintendent of Mount Moriah Cemetery. This book was used by Henry Robinson.

The first half of the record book records burials in Deadwood's Mount Moriah and St. Ambrose cemeteries from January 5, 1888 to April 1, 1894. These lists also include some notations of burials outside of Deadwood. Burial records include the name of the deceased, date of burial, and general or specific location of grave. The second half of the book contains the financial records of B.P. Smith's undertaking business from 1888 to 1893 and notes the sale of that business to Henry and Charles H. Robinson in 1893.

The record book is handwritten in both pencil and pen. It has a light brown leather cover.
Administrative/Biographical History Henry Robinson and his son Charles H. Robinson served as superintendents of Mount Moriah Cemetery and as undertakers in Deadwood from the 1880s through the 1920s. The donor is related to the Robinson family. This accession is directly related to accession 2016.032.
Collection Adams Museum Collection
Object Name Book, Record
Catalog Number 2016.021.002
Creator Robinson, Henry
Extent of Description 1 record book (4" x 6.5")
People Robinson, Henry
Smith, B.P.
Robinson, Charles H.
Robinson, C.H.
Search Terms 1880s
Cemeteries
Mount Moriah Cemetery
St. Ambrose Cemetery
Graves
Death
H. & C.H. Robinson Undertakers and Embalmers
1890s