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Thomas Ewart Marston papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 980

Scope and Contents

Notes taken by Thomas Marston between 1936 and 1937 from documents in the British Public Records Office, the India Office, and the British Museum relating to Aden, Abyssinia, and Arabia from 1800 to 1878.

Dates

  • 1936-1937

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Thomas Ewart Marston, 1948.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0980

Overview

Notes taken by Thomas Marston between 1936 and 1937 from documents in the British Public Records Office, the India Office, and the British Museum relating to Aden, Abyssinia, and Arabia from 1800 to 1878.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Ewart Marston was born on November 7, 1904, in Chicago, Illinois. He was educated at Yale (B.A. 1927) and Harvard (Ph.D. 1939), taught history, and was curator of classics in the Yale University Library. His books include Britain's Imperial Role in the Red Sea Area, 1800-1878, and The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation. He died on February 25, 1984.
Title
Guide to the Thomas Ewart Marston Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Diane Ellen Kaplan
Date
December 1983
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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