This collection contains the professional papers of Arthur J. Marder. It contains primarily manuscripts and research materials
used for four of his historical works on the British Navy in the 20th century, and correspondence with British naval officers,
which includes military documents, memoirs, and reports. The collection also contains photographs, teaching materials, and
some files documenting Marder's professional activities.
Arthur J. Marder was a renowned historian of British naval history. He joined the University of California, Irvine faculty
in 1964 as a founding member of the History faculty. He was Professor Emeritus of History and later retired in 1977. He wrote
more than 12 books on the history of the Royal Navy from the pre-dreadnought era through the First and Second World Wars.
Marder died in 1980.
18.1 linear feet (39 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their
heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
The collection is open for research.
Box 37 contains confidential student and personnel information. Access to files covered by California personnel records legislation
is restricted for 50 years from the latest date of the materials in those files. Access to student records is restricted for
75 years from the latest date of the materials in those files.