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Title Cemetery Burial and Account Book of Charles H. Robinson
Date 1918-1922
Scope & Content This record book is the fourth 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 is inscribed "C.H. Robinson / 18 Water St / Deadwood / So Dak / Aug 1 1918."

The first half of the book records burials in Deadwood's Mount Moriah and St. Ambrose cemeteries from July 22, 1918 to June 4, 1922. Some notations of burials outside of Deadwood are also included. These lists likely doubled as an accounting record for Robinson's undertaking business and include notations of payment received. Records include the name of the deceased, date of burial or death, cause of death, age, and general or specific location of grave. The second half of the book contains the financial records of Robinson's work for the cemetery association from 1918 to 1922.

The record book is handwritten in pencil. It has a red leather cover with a front flap.
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 2016.021.004
Creator Robinson, Charles H.
Extent of Description 1 record book (3 1/4" x 6 1/4")
People Robinson, Charles H.
Robinson, C.H.
Search Terms Cemeteries
Mount Moriah Cemetery
St. Ambrose Cemetery
Graves
Death
H. & C.H. Robinson Undertakers and Embalmers
1910s
1920s