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Manton Marble Collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS1163
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Manton Marble Collection
Date(s): c1844-c1911
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 190 boxes
Name of creator(s): Marble, Manton (1834-1917) journalist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Manton Marble was born in Massachusetts on 16 November 1835. He joined the Evening Post in 1858, having moved to New York. He was the proprietor and editor of the New York World, 1862-1876. Nine years later he travelled to Europe as a delegate at the Bi-Metallic Congress.


Scope and content/abstract:

Press-cuttings, articles on American politics, foreign relations and economic matters. Includes material on United States politicians (including Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Grover Cleveland, W. J. Bryan, William McKinley, John Sherman, Samuel J. Tilden, A.S. Hewitt, D. B. Hill, A. B. Parker, C (Carl?) Schurz), taxation, tariffs, the press, labour issues, the navy. Also includes personalia of Manton Marble.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Box listed

Conditions governing access:

Open for research. At least 72 hours notice should be given as this collection is stored off-site.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying allowed subject to copyright and conservation considerations although must be done by reprographics staff.

Finding aids:

Box listed. Pdfs are attached to the collection-level description on the ULRLS archives catalogue.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from Senate House Library.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Richard Temple

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