George Marshall papers 1836-1993, bulk 1945-1980


George Marshall papers, 1836-1993, bulk 1945-1980

George Marshall papers 1836-1993, bulk 1945-1980

The George Marshall Papers(1836-1993) consists of Marshall's professional materials accumulated during his lifelong career as a leading conservationist. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence and records of three conservation organizations; the Adirondack Mountain Club, The Wilderness Society, and Sierra Club; where he served in official positions and as a member of various committees. Resource files compiled by Marshall relating to National Parks and conservation issues consist of correspondence, statements, testimonies, legislative and legal documents, organization records, press releases, announcements, newsletters, brochures, maps, and photographs. The collection contains writings of Robert Marshall, George Marshall's brother, who died at an early age. There are both published and unpublished drafts of articles by Robert Marshall, articles written about Robert Marshall, and correspondence and materials relating to the posthumously published book, which was compiled and edited by George Marshall. Also included are records of the Robert Marshall Foundation and the Robert Marshall Wilderness Fund. George Marshall's personal papers contains correspondence with his family and friends, published writings and typescript drafts, childhood memorabilia, school papers, and miscellany. It should be noted, the collection does not includes George Marshall's professional papers as an economist or materials relating to his political activities in the National Federation for Constitutional Liberties and the Civil Rights Congress. Alaska Wilderness: Exploring the Central Brooks Range,

Number of containers: 56 cartons, 3 oversize folders, 1 tube; Linear feet: 72 linear ft


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