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Marshall Y. Colley (1921-2009) Papers

Marshall Y. Colley (1921-2009) Papers

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MARSHALL Y. COLLEY (1921-2009) PAPERS, 1918-2009





Collection Summary

Repository:The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Creator:Colley, Marshall Yerrinton, 1921-2009
Title:Marshall Y. Colley (1921-2009) Papers
Dates:1918/2009
Quantity:0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:This collection consists of photographs, foreign currency, and correspondence from United States government officials, mostly governors.
Collection Number:MSS 466

Series List


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of photographs, foreign currency, and correspondence from United States government officials, mostly governors.


Folder 1 contains letters from 46 of the 50 United States governors with their signatures written in 1981-1982. Photographs from four Governors, Bruce King, Robert List, James Hunt, and Larry Alexander, are included in Folder 5. Correspondence from other officials, including two United States Senators, Lowell Weicker and Harrison Williams, is in Folder 2. Information about the Triton nuclear submarine and its launching in 1958 is in Folder 3. Folder 4 contains biographical information about Marshall Colley. Folder 6 contains eight official United States Coast Guard photographs of icebergs and Coast Guard icebreakers. Finally, Folder 7 contains a few pieces of foreign currency. Included is a 50 Pfennig banknote from Danzig (1918) and a Japanese one Peso note issued during the Second World War.


Biographical Sketch

Marshall Yerrinton Colley was born in Chester, Pennsylvania on April 28, 1921, the son of William and Frances Colley. He served in the United States Navy, either on reserve or active duty, from 1938 to 1945. In 1947 he moved to Massachusetts where he worked in the food industry for many years until his retirement in 1980. Marshall and his wife, Lois (Drinkard) Colley, had three children: Richard, Jane and Jeffrey. Marshall Colley died in Rockport, Massachusetts in 2009.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Colley, Marshall Yerrinton, 1921-2009
United States. Coast Guard
Autographs
Icebergs
Money
Triton (Submarine)
United States--Governors
Photographs

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.


Administrative Information

Copyright

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Preferred Citation

Marshall Y. Colley (1921-2009) Papers, MSS 466, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was donated by Ann Porter Colley in 2012 (acc # 2012.010).

Processing Information

Collection processed by Lee Jacoby, August 2013.


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