Dakota Datebook: Elwyn Burns Robinson
February 20, 2023
North Dakota lost one of its most noted historians on March 24 in 1985. Elwyn Burns Robinson passed away at the age of seventy-nine, after a life-long career documenting North Dakota's history as a distinguished professor at the University of North Dakota.
Robinson was born on a small Ohio farm in 1905. After earning his PhD from Western Reserve in Cleveland, Robinson was quickly offered a job...