About the Library

The mission of the George C. Marshall Research Library is collecting, preserving, and making available a documented record of the life and public service career of George Catlett Marshall.

Library Information and Library Services

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Collections

Browse an alphabetical list of all the collections.
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Posters

View over 800 World War I and II posters.
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Photographs

An extensive collection from Marshall’s career.
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Digital Documents

Digitized documents from selected collections.

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Maps

Search over 2,000 maps. Please contact librarian.
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Subject Guides

Research subject guides containing primary sources.
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Microfilm

Over 700 rolls of microfilm for research.
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Audio/Video

Files referencing all aspects of Marshall’s career.
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Oral Histories

Series of recorded interviews with Marshall and associates.


Research Support

The library and archives are temporarily closed.

The library is open Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 4:30 pm.

During the academic year September through mid-December, and January through mid-May, the library is open Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Entrance after hours is through the side door facing Smith Hall.

Online reference requests can be made here.

Please contact the Director of Library and Archives, Melissa Davis, at 540-463-7103 ext 122 or send an email.

A list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and Library Services can be found here.

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COLLECTIONS

Because of the roles played by their subjectthe 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.

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The Marshall Papers
COLLECTIONS

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 ...

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DIGITAL COLLECTIONS

The 100th Infantry Division, during its months of combat in Northeastern France and Western Germany, liberated or captured over 400 towns.Read More ...

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