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Guide to the Papers of Army chaplain Walter Marvine, 1874-1936 M1927
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  • Title: Army chaplain Walter Marvine papers,
    Identifier/Call Number: M1927
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4.5 Linear feet (9 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1874-1936
    Abstract: 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).
    Physical Location: Special Collections and University Archives materials are stored offsite and must be paged 36-48 hours in advance. For more information on paging collections, see the department's website: http://library.stanford.edu/spc.
    Creator: 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.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was purchased by Stanford University, Special Collections in November 2013.

    Publication Rights

    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.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [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.

    Processed by:

    Liam O'Hanlon.

    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.