Guide to the Arthur J. Marder Papers MS.F.002

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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