Fonds 1147 - Herbert Abraham Clark fonds

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UTA 1147

Title

Herbert Abraham Clark fonds

Date(s)

  • 1893-1942 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

0.34 m of textual records (4 boxes)

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Name of creator

(1872-1943)

Biographical history

Herbert Clark was a student in the Faculty of Arts (Political Science, 1895), who was involved in the Student Strike of 1895. He was President of the class in 1893-1894.

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Fonds consists of 4 accessions:

B1981-0038: Course notes and notes on readings taken by Herbert A. Clark in the undergraduate Arts programme for third year honours courses on English law given by William Proudfoot and French literature given by John Squair.


  • "No. 8: History of English Law" with notes from various texts, including Blackstone, Pollock, adn Reeve
  • "No. 10: History of English Law, 17 Lectures by (Professor Wililam) Proudfoot in Michaelmas Term, '93, from Oct. 16 to Nov. 9"
  • "No. 17: Lectures on History of French Literature by Professor (John) Squair", January-April, 1894.

B1982-0005: Course notes and notes on readings taken by Herbert A. Clark for fourth year honours Arts courses in political philosophy and constitutional law. The latter course was given by David Mills.


  • #11: Political Philosophy, 4th year, 1894-95: Notes on Sidgwick's "Elements of Politics"; Notes on Pollock's "History of the Science of Politics"; Notes on Green's "Essays on Political Organization"; Notes on Ritchie's "Principles of State Interference"
  • #11: Political Philosophy, 4th year, 1894-95: (insert) Notes on Bluntschli(?)
  • #11: Political Philosophy, 4th year, 1894-95: (insert) Notes on Hobbes' "Leviathan"
  • #12: Constitutional Law -- Federal, 4th year, 1894-95: Notes on 2nd half of Todd's "Party Government in the Colonies"; 13 lectures by Hon. David Mills, Professor of Constitutional and International Law, 4 Dec 1894-14 Jan 1895.

B1985-0014: Course notes taken by Herbert A. Clark for 3rd year honour political economy programme in the Faculty of Arts, University of Toronto; also term papers. Included are courses in law.

B1998-0009: Correspondence and memorabilia belonging to H.A. Clark (B.A. 1895) including a letter he wrote to the editor of the Toronto Telegram discussing the role of W.L.M. King in the student strike of 1895. There is also correspondence relating to a fund raising drive by the Class of 1895 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Class. Memorabilia includes programs for various dinners including the University Centenary Dinner in 1927.

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Chronologically and by course within each year.

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Open

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Some of the paper is brittle.

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See also the Clark Family fonds, linked below

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B1981-0038

Accession

B1982-0005

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B1985-0014

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B1998-0009

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