Title:Clark family papers, 1850-1865
Creator/Contributor:Clark family., creator
Creator/Contributor:Clark, Joseph S.
Creator/Contributor:Clark, Hannah, 19th cent
Creator/Contributor:Clark, David, 19th cent
Creator/Contributor:Clark, Robert, 19th cent
Creator/Contributor:Dilly, L. S.
Chiefly Civil War letters from Joseph S. Clark, 1861-1863, to his parents (15 letters and 3 fragments), 3 letters to his mother,
and 1 to his sister Hannah, along with 3 envelopes addressed to David Clark and 1 to Robert Clark, and a letter fragment from
L.S. Dilly. Includes a journal (circa 24 pages) kept by an unidentified member the family, traveling from Liverpool to New
York, April 20-May 15, 1850. The journal describes wind and rain at beginning and end of the trip, in between calm sailing,
but poor food, during which [Joseph S.] Clark, or possibly his father, performs work for the sailors, comments on sailors,
children, and other passegers and passing ships. Also includes a small group of ephemera and other fragments.
Clark family -- Archives
Voyages and travels -- 19th century -- Personal narratives
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Clark family papers, BANC MSS 99/97 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Roberta Tracy; March 1996.
1 box (.2 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 99/97 z