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Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959



  • Existence: 1880 - 1959


Wikipedia, October 7, 2013 |b (George Marshall; George Catlett Marshall, Jr. GCB (December 31, 1880 - October 16, 1959), was an American military leader, Chief of Staff of the Army (September 1, 1939 - November 18, 1945), Secretary of State (January 21, 1947 - January 20, 1949), and the third Secretary of Defense (September 21, 1950 - September 12, 1951); once noted as the 'organizer of victory' by Winston Churchill for his leadership of the Allied victory in World War II, Marshall served as the United States Army Chief of Staff during the war and as the chief military adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Marshall's name was given to the Marshall Plan, subsequent to a commencement address he presented as Secretary of State at Harvard University in the spring of 1947; the speech broadly outlined for Europeans to create their own plan for rebuilding Europe after WWII, funded by the United States; Marshall received the Nobel Peace Prize for the plan in 1953; he served in the United States Army from 1902-1959)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

John Leighton Stuart typescript

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0309
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a typescript and publisher's proof of Fifty years in China: the memoirs of John Leighton Stuart, missionary and ambassador. It includes references to and a prefatory note by George Catlett Marshall, an introduction by noted Chinese educator Hu Shih, references to Pantops Academy (Charlottesville, Va.), Union Theological Seminary (Richmond, Va.), and Yenching University in Beijing, China.

Dates: 1954

Marshall, George

 File — Box 9, Folder: 189
Scope and Contents From the Series:

George Marshall, Bonnie Martin, John Mathews, Mathew F. Maury, Donald McCraig, Ghost McChesney, Thomas Edward McCorkle, McCormick, Cyrus McCormick, Hugh White McCrum, Charles McCulloch Jr., Hunter McDonald, Catherine Feland McDowell, Charles R. McDowell, Ephraim McDowell, McDowell Family, McElroy, William McElwee, Henry McLaughlen, Alexander G. McNutt, MacMillon.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Marshall Library, 1965

 File — Box RHS Collections #0079 - #0082, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

This file consists of two publications on the foundin0g and construction of the George C. Marshall Library, as well as two copies of a pamphlet for the library. One publication includes photos of the construction of the library, as well as images of President Lyndon Baines Johnson speaking there in its first year of existence.

Dates: 1965

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