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

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Series II: Unpublished Scholarly Materials, circa

Series II provides a view into the life of John Bates Clark as a student, teacher, theorist, and public figure. Consisting in overwhelming proportion of hand-written notes from Clark's college years to his death, this series represents more than sixty years of academic production from Clark. It ranges from written lectures prepared for formal courses to notes and thoughts which Clark literally scribbled on the backs of envelopes.


Subseries II.1: Lecture Notes--Series, 1895-1923

This subseries contains groups of lectures and lecture notes which were given as parts of courses or series. They consist primarily of lectures given at Smith College, Carleton College, and Columbia University. The folder titles given to them follow in most cases from those given by John Bates Clark.



Box 3 Folder 18 "Conditions of Prosperity,", 1914


Box 3 Folder 19 "Dynamic Theory,", 1898


Box 3 Folder f 20 "Economics 10,", 1901


Box 3 Folder 21 "Economics 10,", 1904


Box 3 Folder 22 "Economics 12," 1901, 1904-1905, 1901, 1904-1905


Box 3 Folder 23 "Economics 109,", 1908



Box 4 Folder 1 "Economic Theory,", 1907-1908


Box 4 Folder 2 "Economic Theory,", 1909-1910


Box 4 Folder 3 "Economics of War,", 1922-1923


Box 4 Folder 4 European History, undated


Box 4 Folder 5 "Freshman Course--Oriental History," circa, 1883-1892


Box 4 Folder 6 History Lectures Given at Carleton College, circa, 1877-1881


Box 4 Folder 7-9 "Modern History," circa, 1883-1892, (3 Folders)



Box 5 Folder 1 Monopoly and Competition, 1920


Box 5 Folder 2 Political Economy and the Social Sciences, circa, 1877-1880s


Box 5 Folder 3 "Population Law,", 1902


Box 5 Folder 4 Socialism, undated


Box 5 Folder 5 "Statics,", 1897-1898


Box 5 Folder 6 "Statics and Dynamics,", undated


Box 5 Folder 7 "Theory I,", 1895-1896


Box 5 Folder 8 "Theory," circa, 1895-1897


Box 5 Folder 9 "Theory,", 1897



Box 6 Folder 1 "Theory,", 1900


Box 6 Folder 2 "Theory,", 1901-1902


Box 6 Folder 3 "War Economic Studies,", undated


Subseries II.2: Lecture Notes--Individual, 1882-1925

This subseries consists of individual lectures and lecture notes. Many of them were probably originally from longer series, but appear to be the only parts of those series which have survived in the John Bates Clark Papers. The lectures bear written dates and titles in most cases.


Box 6 Folder 4 Economics of War, undated


Box 6 Folder 5 General Loose Lecture Notes, undated


Box 6 Folder 6-7 General Loose Lecture Notes, 1916, 1919-1921, 1916, 1919-1921, (2 Folders)


Box 6 Folder 8 "Hamilton College Lecture," on War and Peace, circa, 1915-1925


Box 6 Folder 9 "International Trade as Affected by Asiatic Development and by War, Speech--Pan-American Congress" (2 drafts),, 1915 December 3


Box 6 Folder 10 International Trade, Tariff, Citizenship, Economic Progress, circa, 1882-1910s


Box 6 Folder 11 Labor and Capital, Business Models, Wages, Monopoly, undated


Box 6 Folder 12 Lectures on History and Economy, Possibly from Smith College, circa, 1882-1895


Box 6 Folder 13 "Montclair Address on Minimum Wage," Trust Regulation, Class Struggle,, 1914


Box 6 Folder 14 "Notes for Lecture Course of 1923 and Miscellaneous War and Economic Material," 1923, 1923, 1923


Box 6 Folder 15 "Possibility of Competition,", 1912 March 19


Box 6 Folder 16 Socialism, Marx, Farmers, 1896-1907


Box 6 Folder 17 "Statics,", 1912


Box 6 Folder 18 "Sunday, October 22, 1916,", 1916



Box 7 Folder 1 Tariffs, 1902


Box 7 Folder 2 "Topics,", undated


Box 7 Folder 3 Wages, Monopolies, Rents, 1899


Subseries II.3: General Notes, circa 1865-circa, 1935

This subseries contains three main areas of notes that John Bates Clark took as both a student and professional economist. The first consists of notes and notebooks which appear to have been from Clark's student days, including notes for several classes taken at university in Germany. Following this group are the few works by other economists that Clark annotated and which have survived as part of this collection. The most substantial part of this subseries is the collection of loose notes and newspaper clippings which have been organized according to their primary subject of interest. Most of the clippings but few of the notes bear dates.


Class Notes and Notebooks


Box 7 Folder 4 "Finanz," circa, 1874-1877


Box 7 Folder 5 General Student Notes, circa, 1865-1877


Box 7 Folder 6 Notebook, undated


Box 7 Folder 7 Notebook [from Brown or Amherst], circa, 1865-1872


Box 7 Folder 8 Notepad, undated, 1888


Box 7 Folder 9 Notes in German, circa, 1874-1877


Box 7 Folder 10 Notes Taken at Heidelberg, circa, 1874-1877


Box 7 Folder 11 Roman and Medieval History (in German), circa, 1874-1877


Annotated Published Works


Box 7 Folder 12 Articles, 1907, 1935, 1907, 1935


Box 7 Folder 13 Ricardo, David. THE FIRST SIX CHAPTERS OF THE PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY AND TAXATION. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909.


Loose Research Notes


Box 7 Folder 14-15 General Notes, undated, (2 Folders)



Box 8 Folder 1 General Notes, undated


Box 8 Folder 2 Agriculture, undated


Box 8 Folder 3 Book Ideas, undated


Box 8 Folder 4 Capital, undated


Box 8 Folder 5 Civilization and Economies, undated


Box 8 Folder 6 Conservation and Environment, undated


Box 8 Folder 7 "Crises,", undated


Box 8 Folder 8 Distribution, undated


Box 8 Folder 9 Dynamics, undated


Box 8 Folder 10 Gambling, undated


Box 8 Folder 11 Immigration, undated


Box 8 Folder 12 Interest, undated


Box 8 Folder 13 Labor and Its Relationship with Capital, undated


Box 8 Folder 14 Land, undated


Box 8 Folder 15 "Law of Accumulation,", undated


Box 8 Folder 16 Legislation, undated


Box 8 Folder 17 Money/Currency, undated


Box 8 Folder 18 Politics, undated


Box 8 Folder 19 Prices, undated


Box 8 Folder 20 Productivity, undated


Box 8 Folder 21 Profit, undated


Box 8 Folder 22 Railroads and Transportation, undated


Box 8 Folder 23 Ricardo's Theories, undated


Box 8 Folder 24 Socialism, undated


Box 8 Folder 25 Statics, undated


Box 8 Folder 26 Stocks, undated


Box 8 Folder 27 Tariffs, undated


Box 8 Folder 28 Technology, undated


Box 8 Folder 29 Trade and Markets, undated


Box 8 Folder 30 Trusts and Competition, undated


Box 8 Folder 31 Unions and Strikes, undated


Box 8 Folder 32 Value, undated


Box 8 Folder 33 Wages, undated


Box 8 Folder 34 War, undated


Box 8 Folder 35 Wealth, undated


Subseries II.4: Administrative, Course, and Professional Materials,, 1899-1936

This subseries contains the small volume of material in the John Bates Clark Papers relating to Clark's work outside of research and class. Items range from administrative material related to teaching to pamphlets of the New York Peace Society to reports and records relating to Clark's occasional informal work with the federal government.



Box 9 Folder 1 Administrative Records and Course Materials, undated, 1905-1913



Map Case 14-O-1 Commission from Theodore Roosevelt to Attend a Conference on Trusts on Behalf of the State of New York,, 1899

(oversized)



Box 9 Folder 3 Committee on Industrial Relations Pamphlets, 1912


Box 9 Folder 4 Government Price Study: "Milk: A Study of the Ways of an Industry, Part I," by Irene Till,, 1935


Box 9 Folder 5 Government Price Study: "Milk: A Study of the Ways of an Industry, Part II," by Irene Till,, 1936


Box 9 Folder 6 Government Price Study: "The Price of Waste Paper," by Florence Till,, 1936


Box 9 Folder 7 Government Price Study: "The Price of Whiskey," by Albert Abrahamson,, 1935


Box 9 Folder 8 New York Peace Society Memorandum: "Economic War Against War,", 1918


Box 9 Folder 9 New York Peace Society "Statement of Purposes,", 1921


Box 9 Folder 10 Pujo Committee Articles, 1912


Box 9 Folder 11 Report on American Economics Association's 25th Anniversary, 1910


Box 9 Folder 12 Report on "Minneapolis Conference of Employer and Employe,", 1902



Map Case 14-O-1 Report to Mayor on Teacher's Salaries in New York City, 1909 December 28

(oversized)



Box 9 Folder 14 Republican National Committee Questionnaire, circa, 1918-1921


Box 9 Folder 15 Smith College Trustee Materials, 1913


Box 9 Folder 16 Statement on Trusts Made Before a Senate Committee, 1912 December 11-12