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Jefferson H. Clark Collection, 1914-2000

Title
Jefferson H. Clark Collection, 1914-2000
ID
MS 00107
Extent
0.67 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the papers of Jefferson H. Clark, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania physician, who was a field surgeon in France during World War I, and of the research papers of his daughter Mary Clark Shade (1928-2009), who was working on a book documenting her father's WWI duty. Mary Clark Shade's research papers include notes, photographs, postcards, photocopies of articles, and related material.

Jefferson H. Clark's papers include diaries, an officer's record book, correspondence, military orders and records, maps (one of which is labeled 'trench map'), photographs, dictionary, his helmet and embroidered helmet bag, a ration tin and a surgical kit.

Arrangement
This collection is arranged into two series: Series 1: Jefferson H. Clark; and Series 2: Mary Clark Shade Book Research.
Creators
Clark, Jefferson H. (b. 1890)
Shade, Mary Clark (1928-2009)
Subjects
Helmets
Surgical instruments and apparatus
United States. Army--Surgeons
Women authors, American--20th century
World War, 1914-1918--France
World War, 1914-1918--France--Personal narratives
World War, 1914-1918--France--Pictoral works
World War, 1914-1918--Medical care--France
Genres
Diaries
Letters (correspondence)
Maps
Newspapers
Orders (military records)
Photographs
Postcards
Research notes
Languages
English
French

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
04/26/2009.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
Purchase.
Preferred Citation
Jefferson H. Clark Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Collection
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