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Guide to the Papers of Army chaplain Walter Marvine, 1874-1936 M1927
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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).
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.
4.5 Linear feet (9 boxes)
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