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George C. Marshall letter

George C. Marshall letter

Descriptive Summary

Title: George C. Marshall letter
Creator: Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959
Inclusive Dates: 1927 November 14
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3587
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

George C. Marshall (1880-1959) was an American military leader, Chief of Staff of the Army, Secretary of State, and the third Secretary of Defense. General Marshall served as the United States Army Chief of Staff during World War II and as the chief military adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. As Secretary of State, his name was given to the Marshall Plan, and he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1953 for this.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter: dated Fort Benning, Georgia, November 14, 1927, signed by George Marshall, regarding Marshall's new appointment as Assistant Commander of the Infantry School in Fort Benning, Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George C. Marshall letter, ms3587, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Fort Benning (Ga.)
Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1927 November 14