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Leland Stanford and include correspondence, 1924-1935, historical documents, 1862-1893,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Historical documents include copies of correspondence between Stanford and J. D. B.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.
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