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Guide to the Papers of Army chaplain Walter Marvine, 1874-1936 M1927
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Description
An archive of 2,868 letters, comprising 8,972 pages (mostly manuscript), with 10 postcards. Included in the page count are several non-correspondence items such as: "Sentinel Duty at Fort Shaw, MT, 1875" (2 pp); "Convocation Address, Fort Spokane, 1895" (8 pp); "A Story of the East TN Mountains" (6 pp); "Diary, 22 Nov-23 Nov, 1900, Tientsin, China" (4 pp); "Some Incidents of My Experiences During the Campaign in China, 1900-01" (13 pp); "Tome written from Ft. Huachuka from Grace to Walter in China, 2 Aug 1900" (220 pp); 2 poems (3 pp); 24 miscellaneous pages of notes; 28 page diary & notes; 5 pages of cash accounts; 3 sermons (21 pp); miscellaneous papers (23 pp); essay on "Chaucer" (5 pp).
Background
Army Chaplain Walter Marvine, 1857-1945, served in the Philippines during the "Philippine Insurrection" (1899-1900), with the 9th Infantry in China at Tientsin during the "Boxer Rebellion" (1900-1901) and with the Expeditionary Brigade during World War One (1917-1918) while serving with Coast Artillery Corps, all dated 1874-1936.
Extent
4.5 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.