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Robinson Collection
Robinson Collection
Raymond F. Robinson (1914-2016) was a geologist with a passion for archaeology. He worked in mining and exploration for ASARCO, Duval, Phelps Dodge, and other companies in Arizona and beyond. In the 1950s and 60s, Mr. Robinson excavated a number of adobe pueblo rooms in the Cork site, located a few miles north of Safford on a cotton farm, and at Elmer’s Farm nearby. Before his death at the age of 102, he turned over his collection to the Arizona State Museum (ASM). Researchers from ASM, Archaeology Southwest, and Northern Arizona University currently are exploring the collection to assess its considerable research value. Learn more...