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John Bates Clark papers, 1848-1955, bulk 1874-1938

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Series I: Correspondence

Series I consists primarily of letters written to John Bates Clark over the course of his professional life, and is generally arranged in alphabetical order by sender. The major exception to this pattern is that letters of condolence sent to John Bates Clark's wife, Myra Almeda Smith Clark, and sons, John Maurice and Alden Hyde Clark upon John Bates Clark's death are arranged at the end of the series. Further correspondence of this nature can be found in the John Bates Clark Memorial Scrapbook, which is located in Series IV, Subseries 2. Please note that in addition to letters written to John Bates and Myra Clark, Series I also includes a substantial number of letters written by them to others.

Befitting a public academic of Clark's stature, the correspondents represented in Series I embody a litany of prominent academics and public figures. These include Henry Carter Adams, Edward Bellamy, Nicholas Murray Butler, Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, Joseph Dorfman, Richard T. Ely, Robert Erskine Ely, Franklin H. Giddings, Alvin S. Johnson, Henry L. Moore, Robert Henry Inglis Palgrave, Simon N. Patten, Baron Yoshiro Sakatani, Joseph Schumpeter, Edwin R.A. Seligman, James T. Shotwell, Ida Tarbell, Frank Taussig, Francis Amasa Walker, and Woodrow Wilson, among others. In addition, there is a large volume of correspondence between John Bates Clark and various family members, including Myra Clark, his daughter Helen Converse Clark Lancaster, and his sister Elizabeth "Lillie" Huntington Clark Lyman.



Box 1 Folder 1 A, 1882-1939


Box 1 Folder 2 B, 1886-1939


Box 1 Folder 3 Bo¨hm-Bawerk, Eugen von, 1889-1927


Box 1 Folder 4 Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1901-1929


Box 1 Folder 5 C through Clark, J. Edmund, 1904-1938


Box 1 Folder 6 Clark, Charlotte Huntington, 1898-1903


Box 1 Folder 7-8 Clark, John Bates to Others, 1891-1936, (2 Folders)


Box 1 Folder 9 Clark, John Bates to Clark, Charlotte Huntington, 1903-1904


Box 1 Folder 10-11 Clark, John Bates to Lyman, Elizabeth Huntington Clark, 1903-1908, (2 Folders)



Box 2 Folder 1 Clark, John Bates to Lyman, Elizabeth Huntington Clark, 1910


Box 2 Folder 2 Clark, John Bates II - F, 1886-1938


Box 2 Folder 3 Clark, Myra Almeda Smith to Others, 1906-1921


Box 2 Folder 4 Ely, Richard T., 1886-1910


Box 2 Folder 5 Ely, Robert Erskine, 1903-1921


Box 2 Folder 6 G, 1886-1906, 1927-1931, 1886-1906, 1927-1931


Box 2 Folder 7 Giddings, Franklin, 1887-1928


Box 2 Folder 8 Gide, Charles, 1888-1894


Box 2 Folder 9 H, 1894-1930


Box 2 Folder 10 I through J, 1886-1921


Box 2 Folder 11 Johnson, Alvin S., 1901-1929


Box 2 Folder 12 K through L, 1885-1936


Box 2 Folder 13 Lancaster, Helen Converse Clark, 1914-1916


Box 2 Folder 14 Lyman, Elizabeth Huntington Clark, 1875-1913


Box 2 Folder 15 M, 1886-1939


Box 2 Folder 16 Marshall, Alfred, 1886-1902


Box 2 Folder 17 Miyajima, Tsunao, 1927-1935


Box 2 Folder 18-19 Moore, Henry L., 1894-1936, (2 Folders)



Box 3 Folder 1 N through P, 1901-1930


Box 3 Folder 2 Palgrave, Harry Inlis, 1891


Box 3 Folder 3 Patten, Simon N., 1886-1900


Box 3 Folder 4 R, 1887-1930


Box 3 Folder 5 S, 1875-1931


Box 3 Folder 6 Sakatani, Baron Yoshiro, 1921-1931


Box 3 Folder 7 Schumpeter, Joseph, 1907-1912


Box 3 Folder 8 Seligman, Edwin R.A., 1886-1927


Box 3 Folder 9 T, 1890-1928


Box 3 Folder 10 V through Y, 1875-1931


Box 3 Folder 11 Walker, Francis Amasa, 1887-1892


Box 3 Folder 12 Family Letters, 1902-1915, 1931-1955, 1902-1915, 1931-1955


Box 3 Folder 13 Copies of Notable Letters Involving John Bates Clark That Were Owned by John Maurice Clark,, 1901-1939


Box 3 Folder 14 Copies of Letters from the Johns Hopkins University Library, 1887-1895


Letters Regarding John Bates Clark's Death


Box 3 Folder 15 Clark, Alden Hyde, 1939-1955


Box 3 Folder 16 Clark, John Maurice, 1938-1939


Box 3 Folder 17 Clark, Myra Almeda Smith, 1938-1939