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Clark Papers, 1910-1970
2 archives boxes (1 linear ft.)

Abstract:
The collection consists of correspondence, clippings and other material on the major activities of Evans Clark's career. Some clippings are by Clark, presumably the editorials written while he was with the New York Times.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Evans Clark Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Evans Clark Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Biographical Note

Evans Clark was born in 1888 in Orange, New Jersey. He graduated from Amherst in 1910 and received an M.A. from Columbia in 1913. Clark's most significant work was serving from 1928 to 1953 as director for the Twentieth Century Fund, a philanthropic foundation for research and education on economic and social issues. He was also a feature, book review and editorial writer for the New York Times from 1925 to 1928. After his retirement from the Twentieth Century Fund in 1953, he was an editorial writer for the New York Times until 1961. His numerous other activities included serving on the Board of Directors of the Advertising Council, and serving as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council=s Public Policy Committee. He was an incorporator and member of the Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York. Clark was the co-author of "Stock Market Control," and the author of "Financing the Consumer" and "How to Budget Health," all Twentieth Century Fund publications, as well as of other books and articles. He died in 1970 at the age of eighty-two.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of correspondence, clippings and other material on the major activities of his career. Some clippings are by Clark, presumably the editorials written while he was with the New York Times.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Evans Clark Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Evans Clark Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Evans Clark Papers [Box #, folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College LIbrary

History of the Collection

Processing Information
Finding Aid:Revised November 1999
Edited by:Daria D'Arienzo, Archivist of the College
Listed by:Margaret R. Dakin, Archives and Special Collections Associate


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives
Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Biographical material
1910-58

Box 1: folder 1
The Advertising Council, Inc. - dealings with Radio Free Europe
1967-69

Box 1: folder 2
The Advertising Council, Inc. - Report to the Public Policy Committee of the Advertising Council; Twentieth Century Fund - news release November, 1968
1968

Box 1: folder 3
The Advertising Council, Inc. - correspondence concerning Clark's becoming a Director-at-Large of the Board of Directors
1950, 1953

Box 1: folder 4
Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs - correspondence
1940-41

Box 1: folder 5
Council on Foundations, Inc. - memos
1969

Box 1: folder 6
Courts (U.S. and state) - newspaper clippings
1935, 1961-63

Box 1: folder 7
Crain and Haney affairs - correspondence
1949

Box 1: folder 8
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York - minutes of Annual Meeting, May 6, 1969
1969

Box 1: folder 9
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York - clippings and pamphlets
1960-63

Box 1: folder 10
Hospitals - clippings on the situation in New York hospitals
1959-61

Box 1: folder 11
The Labor Bureau, Inc. - pamphlet co-authored by Clark: The Labor Bureau, Inc., An Account of the First Year's Work, May 1, 1921
1921

Box 1: folder 12
Metzger Case - information on the case of the J. Radley Metzger Co., Inc. and Local 485 of the International Union of Electrical Workers
1957-58

Box 1: folder 13
New York City Housing Authority - correspondence
1935-37

Box 1: folder 14
New York State Bar Association - pamphlet by Clark: Citizen Support for Court Reform: A Program for Action in New York State
1954

Box 1: folder 15
New York Times - letter from John B. Oakes concerning Clark's resignation from the New York Times
1961

Box 2: folder 1
New York Times - correspondence and clippings concerning the New York Times
1954-61

Box 2: folder 2
New York Times - article by Gay Talese on the New York Times (clipped from Harper's)
1969

Box 2: folder 3
Probation in the Courts - clippings
1961

Box 2: folder 4
Puerto Rico - clippings on status with United States
1962-64

Box 2: folder 5
Real estate - contract between Clark and Sidney Wragge
1941

Box 2: folder 6
Raymond Rich Associates - correspondence
1953

Box 2: folder 7
Teamster case - summary of case of Teamster's Union against James R. Hoffa, August 29, 1958
1958

Box 2: folder 8
Twentieth Century Fund - expenditures
1970

Box 2: folder 9
Twentieth Century Fund - minutes of committees
1956-59

Box 2: folder 10
Twentieth Century Fund - correspondence between Clark and August Hecksher
1957-60

Box 2: folder 11
Twentieth Century Fund - minutes of meetings, executive committee
1968

Box 2: folder 12
Twentieth Century Fund - Revised By-Laws
1968

Box 2: folder 13
Twentieth Century Fund - minutes of committees
1968

Box 2: folder 14
Twentieth Century Fund - news releases, minutes of Board of Trustees meeting
1968-69

Box 2: folder 15
Twentieth Century Fund - news releases
1969

Box 2: folder 16

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Subjects
  • Advertising Council
  • Amherst College. Class of 1910. Clark.
  • Clark, Evans
  • Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York.
  • Insurance, Health -- New York (State) -- New York
  • New York Times
  • Taxation -- United States
  • Twentieth Century Fund
  • United States -- Economic policy
  • United States -- Social conditions


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