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Donald Lemen Clark papers, 1927-1956

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, and printed materials, 1927-1956, of Donald Lemen Clark, Professor of English Literature.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0230
Bib ID 4078611 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Clark, Donald Lemen, 1888-1966
Title Donald Lemen Clark papers, 1927-1956
Physical Description 7.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-16. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected Materials cataloged; remainder arranged. This collection is arranged in three series.

Description

Summary

Letters, manuscripts, memorabilia, and printed materials including letters from a number of well-known authors, three typescript manuscripts, working copies of books in Clark's library, and numerous copies of books inscribed to Clark.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-16. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Donald Lemen Clark papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Donald L. Clark, 1949 & 1957.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Surveyed Christina Hilton Fenn 05/04/89.

Revision Description

2012-04-03 xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
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"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
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Autograph albums Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Autographs (manuscripts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Textbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
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"CUL Collections:"
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Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Education, Ancient Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ertz, Susan Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hanford, James Holly, 1882-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hull, Helen R (Helen Rose), 1888-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Loggins, Vernon, 1893- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Milton, John, 1608-1674 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Owens, William Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parry, Albert, 1901-1992 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Paul, Louis, 1901-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rhetoric, Ancient Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Richardson, Dorothy M (Dorothy Miller), 1873-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Robinson, Mabel Louise, 1882?-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scholars Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stribling, T. S (Thomas Sigismund), 1881-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Professor English Literature at Columbia University (Columbia University Ph.D., 1920).

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Series I: Cataloged and Arranged Material


Cataloged Correspondence:



Box 1 Ertz, Susan


Box 1 Glasgow, Ellen


Box 1 Hanford, [James] Holly


Box 1 Paul, Louis


Box 1 Richardson, Dorothy M.


Box 1 Smith, Alexander Brent


Box 1 Stribling, T.S.


Box 1 [Van Doren] Mark


Box 1 Van Vechten, Carl


Box 1 Miscellaneous


Cataloged Manuscripts:


Box 1 Clark, Donald L. Milton at St. Paul's School


Box 1 Clark, Donald L . Notes removed from Parry. Albert. Garrets and Pretenders.


Uncataloged Manuscripts:


Box 1 Clark, Donald L. Rhetoric in Greco-Roman Education.

Series II: Books - Working Copies



Box 2 Milton Paradise Regained, The Minor Poems, and Samson Agonistes


Box 2 The Chapbook, no.22: "Poetry in Prose: 3 essays by T.S. Eliot, Frederic Manning, Richard Aldington."


Box 2 Modern English Readings, D. Clark & Loomis, eds.


Box 2 Webb, Clemens C.I. Ioannis Sareberiensis Episcopi Carnotensis Metalogicon


Box 2 The Imitation of Buddha, compiled by Ernest Bowden


Box 2 Richards, William C Harry's Vacation


Box 2 Walton, Isaak The Complete Angler


Box 2 Milton Prose Selections



Box 3 Eliot, T.S. For Lancelot Andrews


Box 3 Eliot, T.S. Collected Poems


Box 3 Eliot, T.S. Murder in the Cathedral


Box 3 Eliot, T.S. After Strange Gods


Box 3 Eliot, T.S. The Use of Poetry


Box 3 Clark, Donald Rhetoric in Greco-Roman Education


Box 3 Eggleston, Edward The Hoosier School Master


Box 3 Aldington, Richard A Wreath for San Gemignano


Box 3 Thinking, Speaking, and Writing, Knickerbocker, Clark, and Veit, eds.


Box 3 Hadas, Moses A History of Latin Literature



Box 4 Milton Criticism, James Thorpe, ed.


Box 4 Shakespeare Sonnets


Box 4 The Student's Milton


Box 4 Wells, Carolyn Folly for the Wise


Box 4 Eliot, T.S. John Dryden


Box 4 Milton Poems


Box 4 Milton's Poetical Works


Box 4 Preceptes de Rhetorique



Box 5 Hanford, James H. A Milton Handbook


Box 5 Eggleston, Edward The End of the World


Box 5 Magazine Article Readings, Brennecke and Clark, eds.


Box 5 Aristotle Poetics, trans. Butcher


Box 5 Newman's Essay on Aristotle's Poetics


Box 5 Clark, Donald John Milton at St. Paul's School


Box 5 Poe, Edgar Allan Al Aaraaf


Box 5 Milton Areopagitica


Box 5 Eliot, T.S. Poems 1909-1925


Box 5 Aristotle Rhetorica, de Rhetorica ad Alexandrum, de Poetica

Series III: Inscribed Books



Box 6 Family Bible; Autograph album



Box 7 William Owens


Box 7 Mark Van Doren



Box 8 Paul Louis



Box 9 Helen Hull



Box 10 Helen Hull



Box 11 Helen Hull



Box 12 Vernon Loggins


Box 12 Mabel Robinson



Box 13 Thomas Kennedy


Box 13 Andre Gide


Box 13 Don M. Wolfe


Box 13 Edmond Faral


Box 13 Dorothy Brewster


Box 13 Frank S. Caprio


Box 13 Rosemond Tuve


Box 13 Ernest Brennecke Jr.



Box 14 Geoffrey Wagner


Box 14 E.M.W. Tillyard


Box 14 Louis M. Hacker


Box 14 John R. Humphreys


Box 14 Caroline Gordon


Box 14 Allen Tate


Box 14 J.R. Humphreys



Box 15 George N. Conklin


Box 15 Leonie Adams


Box 15 Basil Willey


Box 15 Dorothy McCleary


Box 15 Alden Hatch


Box 15 John Selby



Box 16 Rosemond Tuve


Box 16 Dorothy Brewster


Box 16 Angus Burrell


Box 16 Marchette Chute


Box 16 Raymond Weaver


Box 16 Joseph Wood Krutch


Box 16 Henrietta Mason


Box 16 Godfrey Davies