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Guide to the George T. Clark Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • General note

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0292
    Creator: Clark, George T., 1862-1940.
    Title: George T. Clark papers
    Dates: 1862-1935
    Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
    Summary: These papers relate primarily to Clark's research on the life of Leland Stanford and include correspondence, 1924-1935, historical documents, 1862-1893, clippings, photographs, and two notebooks, 1928-1930,for his comprehensive biography of Senator Leland Stanford, published by the Stanford University Press in 1931. Correspondents include George C. Clark, Dumas Malone, Stuart Daggert, Timothy Hopkins, and V. S. McClatchy; there is also a long letter by C. C. Crippen concerning his work as a horse trainer on the Palo Alto Stock Farm and his knowledge of Leland Stanford. Historical documents include copies of correspondence between Stanford and J. D. B. Stillman, 1882-1883, concerning Eadweard Muybridge and Stillman's book, THE HORSE IN MOTION. Other items include Clark's memorial address on J. L. Gillis; and a "want list" for the Stanford University Library, 1920.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Mrs. Douglas Clark, 1983-1985.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    George T. Clark Papers (SC0292). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Clark was Stanford University Librarian, 1907-1928 (emeritus 1928 until his death in 1940) and co-founder and first president of the California Library Association.

    Description of the Collection

    These papers relate primarily to Clark's research on the life of Leland Stanford and include correspondence, 1924-1935, historical documents, 1862-1893, clippings, photographs, and two notebooks, 1928-1930,for his comprehensive biography of Senator Leland Stanford, published by the Stanford University Press in 1931. Correspondents include George C. Clark, Dumas Malone, Stuart Daggert, Timothy Hopkins, and V. S. McClatchy; there is also a long letter by C. C. Crippen concerning his work as a horse trainer on the Palo Alto Stock Farm and his knowledge of Leland Stanford. Historical documents include copies of correspondence between Stanford and J. D. B. Stillman, 1882-1883, concerning Eadweard Muybridge and Stillman's book, THE HORSE IN MOTION. Other items include Clark's memorial address on J. L. Gillis; and a "want list" for the Stanford University Library, 1920.

    Access Terms

    Clark, George C.
    Clark, George T., 1862-1940.
    Clark, George T.
    Crippen, C. C.
    Daggert, Stuart.
    Gillis, J. L. (James Louis), 1857-1917.
    Hopkins, Timothy.
    Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986
    McClatchy, V. S. (Valentine Stuart), 1857-1938.
    Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904.
    Palo Alto Stock Farm (Calif.).
    Stanford University. Libraries.
    Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.
    Stillman, J.D.B. (Jacob Davis Babcock), 1819-1888.
    California --History --1849-
    Notebooks.
    Photoprints

    General note

    Unpublished guide available.