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1 Title:   Robert C. Peirce diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Peirce, Robert C.  
  Dates:   1862-1863  
The collection consists of a diary of Robert C. Peirce, Paymaster of the U.S.S.Dawn, from 1862-1863. Pierce writes about weather and activities of the U.S.S.Dawn in and around the Ogeechee River, south of Savannah, Georgia, including the islands of Ossabaw and Wassaw.
  Identifier:   ms793  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Guinn family papers and photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Guinn, Austin Edgar, 1888-1945  
  Dates:   1869-1959  
This collection contains photographs and documents regarding Austin E. Guinn's activities as a US Navy steward and photographer from 1909-1922, and as an egg farmer in Butler, Georgia from 1923 until his death in 1945. Included are photographs of events in the Mexican War, Navy ships in ports in the Caribbean and in World War I Atlantic convoys, Washington DC monuments seen from the air, photographs of Woodrow Wilson, General Pershing and Marshall Foch, aerial photos of the Billy Mitchell ship bombing tests, Glenn Curtiss' first seaplane, as well as various other airships in development by the Navy. There are also many pictures depicting life on the Peach Valley Egg Farm, including legal documents and genealogical information about the Guinn family and the egg farm.
  Identifier:   ms4029  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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