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George W. Robinson Diary, 1898

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George W. Robinson Diary, 1898: Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-6922
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in November 2008



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Robinson, G. W. (George W.)
Title: George W. Robinson Diary
Dates: 1898
Size: 1 volume
Abstract: George W. Robinson was a fireman aboard the battleship Oregon (BB-3) during the Spanish-American War. In addition to describing the firemen's work, Robinson's diary includes accounts of the bombardment of Santiago, Cuba and his assessment of Admirals William T. Sampson, Winfield Scott Schley, and Robley D. Evans.
Call number: MS 344
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

Gift of LT Sean A. Cox, CHC, USNR in June 1999. Accession No. 99-56.

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