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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Edward B. Marks papers
    Dates: 1932-2005
    Collection Number: 2006C55
    Creator: Marks, Edward B.
    Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes (2.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Memoirs and other writings, correspondence, reports, printed matter, and photographs, relating to international assistance to refugees from World War II to the 1980s.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edward B. Marks Papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2006.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Edward B. Marks was an American refugee worker who worked as an official with the U.S. War Relocation Authority, the International Refugee Organization, and the International Organization for Migration, as well as the U.S. Committee for Refugees, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and UNICEF from the 1940s to the 1980s.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Contains materials relating to international assistance to refugees from World War II through the 1980s, documentation on the various refugee organizations Marks worked for or with over the same years, photographs documenting the United States Agency for International Development and the United Nations. Printed matter, writings and speeches document refugee experiences from all over the world, the International Year of the Child in 1979, the United Nations, and Marks' memoirs.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    International relief.
    United States. War Relocation Authority.
    International Refugee Organization.
    International Organization for Migration.
    U.S. Committee for Refugees.
    United States. Agency for International Development.