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Guide to the Arthur J. Marder Papers
MS-F002  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Arthur J. Marder papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1921-1980
    Collection number: MS-F002
    Creator: Marder, Arthur Jacob
    Extent: 18.3 linear feet (40 boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: 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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections and Archives regarding availability for research use.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Arthur J. Marder Papers. MS-F02. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Arthur J. and Jan Marder, 1973-1981.

    Processing History

    Preliminary processing by Special Collections and Archives staff, ca. 1996.

    Biography

    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.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Marder, Arthur Jacob--Archives.
    University of California, Irvine--Faculty--Archival resources.

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Marder, Jan, former owner.