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  • Title: Clark University Library collection
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1920
    Collection Number: XX666
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (2.5 linear feet)
    Abstract: Pamphlets, leaflets, newspaper articles, proclamations, letters, and miscellaneous propaganda forms, relating to American neutrality and subsequent participation in World War I. Includes proofs of war loan appeals, and German progaganda banners. Collected by Clark University Library.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Clark Univeristy (Worcester, Mass.) Library


    The collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Clark University Library collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Historical Note

    Clark University is a private American university and liberal arts college founded in Worcester, Massachussetts in 1887. It is the oldest educational institution founded as an all-graduate university in the United States. Clark College opened for undergraduates in 1902 and was managed independently from Clark University until 1920.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Clark University Library collection contains pamphlets, leaflets, newspaper articles, proclamations, letters, memorabilia, and various propaganda forms relating to American neutrality and subsequent participation in World War I. The collection also includes proofs of war loan appeals and German progaganda banners. These materials were collected by Clark University Library.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Clark University (Worcester, Mass.) Library.
    Propaganda, American.
    Propaganda, German.
    United States--Neutrality.
    World War, 1914-1918--Propaganda.
    World War, 1914-1918--United States.