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Guide to the George T. Clark Papers
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Description
These papers relate primarily to Clark's research on the life of Leland Stanford and include correspondence, 1924-1935, historical documents, 1862-1893, clippings, photographs, and two notebooks, 1928-1930,for his comprehensive biography of Senator Leland Stanford, published by the Stanford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 Historical documents include copies of correspondence between Stanford and J. D. B. Stillman, 1882-1883, concerning Eadweard Muybridge and Stillman's book, THE HORSE IN MOTION.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.
Background
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.
Extent
2 Linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.