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Arthur L. Clarke Collection of Drawings and Photographs
1986-98  
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Description
Cartoon illustrations and photographs of friends and co-workers collected by newspaper editor Arthur L. Clarke.
Background
Arthur L. Clarke was editor in chief of the San Jose Mercury-Herald, and prior to that worked with newspapers in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York. Clarke began his newspaper career on the sports department of the Omaha Bee. After serving the San Francisco Chronicle and Chicago Tribune he was sent by the latter paper to London as special correspondent during the Boer war. He was later city editor of the Chicago Examiner, managing editor of the Los Angeles Examiner, Chicago Examiner and New York American. He died in San Jose, California, in 1928.
Extent
44 items
Restrictions
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.
Availability
Collection is open to the public for research by appointment with the Curator of Library and Archives