THE MISSION OF THE George C. Marshall Research Library is to collect, preserve, and make available to scholars a documented record of the life and public service career of George Catlett Marshall. That mission includes a variety of military and diplomatic history issues between the years 1900 and 1960. The Research Library’s main holding is the George C. Marshall Papers.
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Featured Library Collections
The Marshall Papers »
Because of the roles played by their subject, the Marshall Papers are particularly valuable sources for the study of political and military decisions made during this era. George C. Marshall was Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army; Special Ambassador seeking to mediate the civil war in China; Secretary of State; and Secretary of Defense.
Friedman Collection »
The William F. Friedman Collection documents the career of a pioneer in the field of modern cryptology who many experts consider to be the greatest of all time. Read More ...
100th Infantry Division »
The 100th Infantry Division, during its months of combat in Northeastern France and Western Germany, liberated or captured over 400 towns.Read More ...