John Marshall Clark Papers,
1867-1910, and undated
Collection Scope and Content Note
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The majority of the Papers include correspondence, 1870-1897 and undated, describing Custom House concerns, such as smuggling; the World’s Columbian Exposition (World’s Fair) in Chicago, 1893; Chicago life; stocks; real estate; and Republican Party Politics, 1890-1893.
Other materials include his diaries, 1905 and 1908; notebooks and a list of Custom House employees, 1890-1892; photographs; and a printer’s plate of his image; and a notebook of his mother’s estate, 1867-1898. Real estate papers relate to land in Colorado and Illinois, 1867-1910.
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