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Selected materials cataloged remainder arranged. Boxes 1-2 Cataloged materials; Boxes 3-5 Arranged materials.
Correspondence, diaries, and speeches of Marriner. The correspondence contains letters from Charles Francis Adams, Brendan Bracken, Charles G. Dawes, Walter E. Edge, James A. Farley, Myron T. Herrick, Frank B. Kellogg, Dwight W. Morrow, Henry L. Stimson, Jesse Isidor Straus, and various members of the Roosevelt family. Marriner's diaries, covering the years 1918-1936, in twenty volumes, cover the periods he spent in Stockholm, Bucharest, Budapest, Washington, London, Paris, and Beirut. Also, a file of Marriner's speeches, his autograph guest book, a typescript copy of his Harvard University doctoral dissertation, and a photograph; and a microfilm containing letters of condolence and obituary notices at the time of Marriner's death in 1937.
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Restrictions on Access
The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 3-5. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); J. Theodore Marriner papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Letters of condolence and obituaries are: Type of reproduction--microfilm
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Hammett, Mrs. Louis P. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--11/18/60. Accession number--M-60-11-18.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
2021-04-12 Container listed added to finding aid by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
American diplomat, Chief of the Division of Western European Affairs of the State Dept. Marriner was assassinated by a deranged Armenian in Beirut.