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A guide to the Sydney Smith Marshall papers, 1915, 1918-1919
HDC0071 (SAFR 14279)  
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Description
Sydney Smith Marshall papers (SAFR 14279, HDC 71) contains a copy book of letters written from January to March 1915 while trading in North China. The letters combine feelings and daily activities with discussion of business dealings. The letters begin on board the SHINYOU MARU in Honolulu. Some of the descriptions are of China and the Chinese. The collection also contains a confirmation cable, two passports for Sydney Smith Marshall, one passport for Amanda Marshall (wife) and their son, and a program for a concert in Tsing-Tho. The collection dates range 1915, 1918-1919. The collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restriction.
Background
Sydney Smith Marshall was born August 1874 in Gold Hill, Nevada and grew up in Alameda, California. His occupation is listed as produce salesman. Mr. Marshall's parents owned and operated Marshall, Teggart & Company, General Commission Merchants and Wholesale Produce Dealers in San Francisco, California. He appears on passenger lists for the PERCY EDWARD in March 1897, SHINYO MARU in June 1915, ECUADOR in April 1920, GOLDEN STATE in May 1921. In 1981, his wife Amanda Z. Marshall is listed in the Pension Files for the Civil War Pension Index for 1861-1934.
Extent
8 items
Restrictions
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Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.