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Robert C. DeCordy Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D29

Scope and Contents

Diary, October 5-November 11, 1863, of Robert C. DeCordy, acting as 3rd assistant engineer, U. S. S. Philadelphia, while the side-wheeled steamer was serving in the Union blockade squadron near Charleston, South Carolina. The volume includes sketches of maps of Charleston, sketches of ships, and newspaper clippings relating to the siege of Charleston.

Dates

  • 1863

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

23 p. ; cm.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

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Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Physical Description

23 p. ; cm.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Kate Hill, SCRC staff, in July 2009.
Title
Guide to the Robert C. DeCordy Diary
Author
Special Collections staff.
Date
2009-07-07
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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