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Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-017

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel. Included are Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvel's time in occupied France during the summer of 1940, while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists, and a printed booklet on the National Work for Infants.

Dates

  • 1940-1941

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Josiah Philip Marvel (1896-1959) was born on April 17, 1896, in Richmond, Indiana, the son of Charles Marvel and Amy Johnson. During the summer of 1940, Marvel traveled throughout Nazi occupied France visiting prisoners of war through his work with the American Friends Service Committee. Marvel married Eleanor Jacobs. He died July 27, 1959, in Windsor, Vermont.

Extent

0.13 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

German

Overview

The scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel includes Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvel's time in occupied France during the summer of 1940, while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists, and a printed booklet on the National Work for Infants.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.1181 William Huntington papers
  • HC.MC.830.Grover Correspondence of Allen Grover and Earl M. Freligh;Correspondence of Allen Grover and Josiah Marvel
  • HC.MC.851 American Friends letters collection

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.
Title
Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook, 1940-1941
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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