Evans Clark (AC 1910) Papers
Scope and Contents
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.
- Creation: 1910-1970
- Clark, Evans, 1888-1970 (AC 1910) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
There is no restriction on access to the Evans Clark Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.
Conditions Governing 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.
Biographical / Historical
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.
1 Linear feet (2 archives boxes)
Language of Materials
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.
- Finding Aid:
- Revised November 1999
- Edited by:
- Daria D'Arienzo, Archivist of the College
- Listed by:
- Margaret R. Dakin, Archives and Special Collections Associate
- Daria D'Arienzo, Margaret R. Dakin.
- Language of description
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- Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.