Edward Dunham Robie Papers (#1028), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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
Source of acquisition
Gift of Edward Adams Robie
Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 1, 2008
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