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Guide to the Arthur J. Marder Papers MS.F.002
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Processing Note
  • Additional Collection Guides

  • Title: Arthur J. Marder papers
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.F.002
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 18.1 Linear feet (39 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
    Date: 1921-1980
    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.
    Creator: Marder, Arthur Jacob

    Access

    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.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Arthur J. Marder papers. MS-F002. 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.

    Processing Note

    Preliminary sorting has been done on most materials.

    Additional Collection Guides

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Great Britain. Royal Navy. -- History
    Great Britain. -- History, Naval
    Marder, Arthur Jacob -- Archives
    Marder, Jan
    University of California, Irvine. -- Archives
    University of California, Irvine. -- Faculty -- Archives
    Military records
    Photographic prints