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John McLane Clark papers

Identifier: MS-439

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The papers of John McLane Clark contain typescripts of editorials as well as clippings of some of the editorials he wrote for the “New Canaan Gazette,” the “Washington Post,” and the “Claremont Daily Eagle.” The collection also includes some personal correspondence with his wife Rhoda, his mother and a few friends as well as letters from David Bradley and Sir Howard d'Egville. The majority of the correspondence are transcripts of letters used as research for David Bradley’s biography of Clarke entitled “Journey of a Johnny-Come-Lately,” partial drafts of which are also included. Of note are two lectures about newspapers for a Great Issues course at Dartmouth College.


  • 1931 - 1951


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


1.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


John McLane Clark (1911-1950), journalist. The collection contains correspondence, typescripts of editorials and newspaper clippings. Manuscripts for "Journey of a Johnny-Come-Lately," by David Bradley are also included.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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