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William Daniel Clark Papers, 1912-1934

Summary Information

At a Glance

Title:William Daniel Clark Papers, 1912-1934
Physical description:1.25 linear ft. (3 document boxes).
Language(s):In English


Arranged by type of material.


Scope and Content

The collection comprises 2 large scrapbooks of material relating to Columbia University. There is also material relating to the Iteco Company and the life of William Daniel Clark.

Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Daniel Clark Papers; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Archives; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers processed, 07/16/2012 PTL.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion July 17, 2012

Finding aid written in English

    2012-07-17 File created.
    2012-08-01 Finding aid published by PTL

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Chemical engineering.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Clark, William Daniel.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Iteco Co.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

William Daniel Clark was born 17 January 1896 to Frederick Clark and Martha E. Stone Clark in Newton, Suffolk, Massachusetts. His mother died within a week. His father remarried a woman named Eva.

Bill Clark graduated from the Newton Grammar School, 21 June 1907. He was also awarded a classical academic diploma by the University of the State of New York, after completing exams in Kotonah High School in June 1914. Bill Clark served in the military during World War I and spent at least some time in the 18th Spruce Squadron stationed in Vancouver, WA.

Gertrude and Bill Clark were divorced in the 1940s. Some time later he married Sade Arey Huntington, the widow of my great uncle, Walter Huntington. Bill had no children of his own. but his step son, Robert Huntington, preserved his memorabilia.