This collection consists of the pre-1934 institutional archive of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library and the records
of its founder, William Andrews Clark, Jr. Items include correspondence, invoices, photographs, secondary source materials
and other documents related to Clark, his library, and his family, friends and colleagues.
William Andrews Clark, Jr. was born in Deer Lodge, Montana in 1877, the youngest son of copper baron William Andrews Clark,
Sr. (1839-1925) and Katherine Stauffer Clark (1844-1893). Clark, Jr. (or WAC Jr.) attended schools in France and New York,
and graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor's Degree in Law in 1899. He then returned to Butte, Montana,
where he worked as a partner in the law firm Roote and Clark, and also served on the boards of several mining and industrial
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All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Clark Librarian. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items
and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Collection is open for research.