Charles Thomas Marvin collection

Charles Thomas Marvin collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Marvin, Charles, 1854-1890
Title: Charles Thomas Marvin collection
Dates: 1880-1889
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (29 items in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of volumes that include manuscripts, clippings, notes and circulars related to Pioneers in Central Asia & Petroleum Industry in Russia, Merv and the Man Stealing Turcomans, and Region of the Eternal Fire. Also included are seven broadsides related to The Moloch of Paraffin, Russia's Power of Attacking India, and The Russians at the Gates of Herat.
Coll. Number: ms75

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Thomas Marvin, 1854-1890, was born at Plumstead, Kent. A writer on Russia, in 1878, he published Our Public Offices which embodied an account of the disclosure of the Anglo-Russian agreement, and the unrevealed Secret Treaty of 31 May 1878. During the Russo-Turkish war in 1878 he contributed to twenty publications. He died at Grosvenor House, Plumstead Common, Kent, on 4 Dec. 1890.


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Index Terms

Authors, English--Manuscripts.
Broadsides (notices).
Circulars (fliers).
Clippings (information artifacts)
Marvin, Charles, 1854-1890

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Thomas Marvin collection, MS 75. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Circulars and press notices
1Manuscript of Charles Marvin's Pioneers in Central Asia. Petroleum Industry of Russia & Rough Notes of the Region of the Eternal Fire
2Manuscript of the Region of the Eternal Fire by Charles Marvin Vol. 1
3Manuscript of the Region of the Eternal Fire By Charles Marvin Vol. 2
4Merv & the Man Stealing Turcomans, Manuscript Part 1, Charles Marvin, 1881 February