Marten Family: Papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 12 MS Add.7744
  • Dates of Creation
      1808-1964 (Circa)
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English .
  • Physical Description
      3 archive box(es) 3 boxes

Scope and Content

The papers include correspondence, some early sporting photographs from the 1880s and ephemera of public school and university life from the late nineteenth century.


As much of Add. 7744 was found in bundles, it has been decided to retain these divisions in this catalogue. The papers have been divided into one box of correspondence and two of other papers, the bundles within each box being placed in chronological order of the family members represented.

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Acquisition Information

Presented to the University Library on 20 Feb. 1968 by the trustees of the late Miss Isabel Caroline Patricia Marten (1872-1967), Henry Marten's twin sister

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.

Related Material

See also the papers of Henry Marten, found at CUL MS Add.7897-7899