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Edward Dunham Robie Papers, 1847-1911, 1924

(Manuscript Collection #1028)

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Title: Edward Dunham Robie Papers
Creator: Robie, Edward Dunham
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.81 Cubic feet, 59 items .

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Accessions Information

February 12, 2005, (unprocessed) 59 items, 0.81 cubic feet; Diaries (1847-1911, 1924) of an American naval officer who served aboard Commodore Perry's flagship MISSISSIPPI on his voyage to Japan, 1852-1855; served in combat as chief engineer of the MOHICAN during the civil war; built the iron-clad monitor DICTATOR and commanded the steamship ERICSSON, in 1864; he retired in 1893 as a commodore and was promoted rear admiral, in 1906. Donor: Edward Adams Robie

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Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Edward Dunham Robie Papers (#1028), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Edward Adams Robie

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 1, 2008


Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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