Scope and Contents
Title: Army chaplain Walter Marvine papers,
Identifier/Call Number: M1927
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material:
4.5 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1874-1936
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).
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Marvine, Walter, Army Chaplain
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.
This collection was purchased by Stanford University, Special Collections in November 2013.
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[identification of item], Army Chaplain Walter Marvine papers, 1874-1936. (M1927). Dept. of Special Collections and University
Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.
Scope and Contents
The collection is arranged chronologically.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Michael Brown Rare Books
United States. Army. Chaplain Corp. Unit Ministry Team.
United States. Army. Coast Artillery Corps.
China--History--Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901--Personal narratives, American.
Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1914-1918--Chaplains--United States--Correspondence.