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Guide to the J. Kent Clark Papers, 1954-2003
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J. Kent Clark Papers

 

Section I: Dramatic and Musical Works

 

Musicals

Box 1, Folder 1

The Road to Stockholm (The Appalling Life of Dr. Pauling) 1954 See also: audio cassette collection; phonorecord collection

Folder 2

[This is Science] (Show for the AAAS Meeting, Pasadena City College) 1955

Folder 3

Who is this Guy DuBridge? 1956 See also: audio cassette collection; phonorecord collection

Folder 4

Take Your Medicine 1957-58; rev. 1985 [includes audio cassette]

Folder 5

The Importance of Being Earnest 1959 See also: audio cassette collection

Folder 6

Committees 1960 [2 copies]

Folder 7

What Makes Beadle Run? 1961

Folder 8

The Organization Women 1962

Folder 9

Lee and Sympathy 1966 [includes audio cassette] See also: audio cassette collection

Folder 10

A Broader View (Show for Caltech Y) 1966

Folder 11

The Bacher File 1970 See also: audio cassette collection

Folder 12

Beautiful Beckman 1975 [2 copies] See also: audio cassette collection

Folder 13

A Broader View (rev.) and Troll's Progress (Playreaders' Party) 1987

Folder 14

Middlekauf Cantata 1987

Folder 15

Caltech Revisited: or Déjá, Déjá Vu 1988

Folder 16

Selections from Kent Clark Shows [audio cassette]

 

Song Collections

Box 2, Folder 1

"Let's Advance on Science" and other songs [includes audio cassette] See also: phonorecord collection

Folder 2

Retirement songs: R. Sharp, H. Wayland, H. Brown

Folder 3

"Ballad of Chappaquiddick" and "The Richter Scale" [phonodisc]

 

Show, Huntington Library celebration

Folder 4

Paradise Re-Lost 1983 [for James Thorpe]

 

Section II: Literary Works

 

Profiles [Biographical sketches]

Box 2, Folder 5

[Note on Profiles]

Folder 6

Coltrin, Bill 1982

Folder 7

Eagleson, Harvey 1967

Folder 8

Eaton, Paul 1976

Folder 9

Hershey, Wes, memorial service 1989

Folder 10

Kent, Henry C. [JKC's grandfather; in letter to Clarence Kent] 1987

Folder 11

Kent, Percy D. and Sara [JKC's uncle and aunt] 1978

Folder 12

Langston, Beach 1979

Folder 13

Oliver, Bob, retirement 1988; Oliver, Darlene, memorial speech 1987

Folder 14

Searle, Don 1982-83

 

Essays and Other Writings

Folder 15

[Note on Essays]

Folder 16

[Jonathan] Swift and the Dutch 1954

Folder 17

Eliot's Poetic Theory and Practice 1956

Folder 18

Readings in Rationalism 1959

Folder 19

The Art Program at Caltech 1971

Folder 20

Diatribe [re Jenijoy LaBelle; in letter to Peter Fay] 1976

Folder 21

The Creative Arts and Twentieth Century Education 1979

Folder 22

Article on secretaries 1986

Folder 23

Letter to students [re abolishing Invocation at Commencement] 1985

 

Humanities Division Working Papers:

Folder 24

The Inglorious Revolution 1979

 

Lilliburlero (Chap. 16 of Goodwin Wharton biography) 1979

 

The Colonel and the Queen (Chap. 19 of Goodwin Wharton biography) 1980

Folder 25

The Search for the First Earl of Wharton [2 copies] 1988

 

Young Tom Wharton 1989

 

Marriage á la Mode 1990

 

The Third Whig 1991

 

The Plot of "The Plot" [Ch. 9 of Wharton biography, n.d.]

Folder 26

Defense of Robert Oliver's George Woods and the World Bank 1993

 

Section III: Personal

Box 2, Folder 27

Vita

Folder 28

Reunion Program, Brigham Young University 1989

 

See also: Oral History Collection

 

See also: Audio Tape Collection

 

Supplement 1994

Box 3, Folder 1

Exclusion [Ch. 10-12 of the Wharton biography]

Folder 2

The Search for Goodwin Wharton 1976

Folder 3

The Publication of Goodwin Wharton... and the Search for Thomas, Earl of Wharton 1984

 

Supplement 1995

Box 3, Folder 4

Anne Wharton [Ch. 13 of the Wharton biography]

Folder 5

Outrages [Ch. 14 of the Wharton biography]

Folder 6

Seizures [Ch. 15 of the Wharton biography]

 

Supplement 1996

Box 3, Folder 7

Transcript of speech by J. C. Clark for 100th Founder's Day celebration of Gnome Club 9 March 1996

Folder 8

Letter to Denise Smith 17 Jan 1996

 

Correpondence with Walter Garner

Folder 9

1976-1978

Folder 10

1979-1981

Folder 11

1982-1984

Folder 12

1985-1986

Folder 13

1987-1988

Folder 14

1989-1990

Folder 15

1991-1992

Folder 16

1993-1996

Box 4, Folder 1

Letter about Elliott Davis 20 Nov 1996 (to Walter and Irene Garner)

 

Supplement 1997

Box 4, Folder 2

Horses and Bridles [Ch. 19 of Tom Wharton Biography] November 1997

 

Supplement 1998

Box 4, Folder 3

Speech to the Class of 1958 [ 15 May 1998]

 

Supplement 1999

Box 4, Folder 4

Wharton, Thomas, Draft for Dictionary of National Biography

 

Supplement 2001

Box 4, Folder 5

Foreward to Diary of Martin Tangora

 

New Vita (1999): See 2.27

 

Supplement 2002

Box 4, Folder 6

Talk to Class of 1952 May 16, 2002

 

Short essays

Box 4, Folder 6

George Epstein's poetry

Box 4, Folder 6

Elegy on my brother: Ernest Eugene Clark

 

Supplement 2003

Box 4, Folder 7

Huntington Library (with Carol B. Pearson), March 12, 2003

 

J. Kent Clark Audio Material

 

I. Audio Cassettes in Audio Cassette Archive

 

12-9-54 The Road to Stockholm [2 copies]

 

12-7-56 Who is This Guy DuBridge?

 

10-22-59 [The Importance of Being Earnest]

 

3-21-61 What Makes Beadle Run?

 

4-28-66 Caltech in E-flat

 

11-18-66 Lee and Sympathy

 

1966 A Broader View [Caltech Y Anniversary]

 

1-12-69 DuBridge Farewell Program

 

DuBridge Farewell Dinner (also exists on reel-to-reel tape)

 

11-19-70 The Bacher File

 

The Bacher Dinner

 

1-13-75 Beautiful Beckman [2 copies]

 

5-13-78 On the Trail of Goodwin Wharton (Talk on Alumni Seminar Day) [2 copies]

 

4-7-80 Arnold Beckman's 80th birthday party (performance by K. Clark and G. Lorden)

 

1-11-90 Caltech As Musical Comedy (for Caltech Women's Club)

 

4-10-92 Arnold Beckman's 92nd birthday party (reprise of material from 80th party by Clark and Lorden)

 

II. Audio Cassettes in the Papers of J. Kent Clark

 

1958 Songs from Take Your Medicine [1.4]

 

1966 Lee and Sympathy (excerpt) [1.9]

 

1975 Selections from Kent Clark Shows [1.16]

 

1975 Let's Advance on Science (song collection) [2.1]

 

III. Phonorecords in Phonorecord Collection

 

ca 1954 The Road to Stockholm [2 copies]

 

ca 1956 Who is This Guy DuBridge?

 

after 1975 Let's Advance on Science (song collection)

 

IV. Phonorecord in the Papers of J. Kent Clark

 

no date "Ballad of Chappaquiddick" and "The Richter Scale" [2.3]