Inventory of the Marmaduke R. Clark papers

Finding aid prepared by Alex Park
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6010
(650) 723-3563
hooverarchives@stanford.edu
2016


Title: Marmaduke R. Clark papers
Date (inclusive): 1914-1975
Date (bulk): 1918-1920
Collection Number: 76032
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of the Material: In English, with some material in Russian, Czech, Japanese, and German.
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes (1.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, writings, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and photographs relating to Young Men's Christian Association and American Expeditionary Force activities in Siberia, political developments during the last stages of the Russian Civil War, and the Allied intervention.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Clark, Marmaduke R., d. 1964.

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Marmaduke R. Clark papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1976.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Marmaduke Raymond “Duke” Clark was born on September 23, 1889, in Orange, New Jersey. A graduate of The City College of New York and Columbia University, he found work as an exhibitor and an actor before being dispatched to Siberia as senior secretary of the Young Men’s Christian Association, attached to the Czechoslovak Legion and American Expeditionary Forces, from 1918 to 1920.
Following his work in Siberia, he moved to Ohio, and spent most of the rest of his life working in the motion picture industry, primarily at Paramount. He passed on July 15, 1964, in San Mateo, California.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, memoranda, writings, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and photographs, relating to Young Men's Christian Association and American Expeditionary Force activities in Siberia, political developments during the last stages of the Russian Civil War, and the Allied intervention.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
Czechoslovakia--Foreign relations--United States.
Czechoslovakia--History--1918-1938.
International relief.
Siberia (Russia)--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
Soviet Union--History--Allied intervention, 1918-1920.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Civilian relief.
Young Men's Christian associations.

Box/Folder 1 : 1-6

Correspondence and other materials, 1914-1975

Scope and contents note

Includes correspondence with Clark’s wife, Alma Edith, friends, and others, including Czech general Jan Syrovy and Japanese general Tagao Ogata. Also includes bulletins from the Young Men’s Christian Association in Siberia, as well as the American Expeditionary Force Siberia Veterans’ Association.
Box/Folder 1 : 7-8, Box/Folder 2 : 1-8, Box/Folder 3 : 1-7

Photographs, 1918-1922, undated

Scope and Contents note

Contains photographs depicting the U.S. Army, the American Expeditionary Forces, and the YMCA activities in Siberia during the Russian Civil War, including scenes in Vladivostok and the surrounding area. Also included are photos of the Czechodlovak Legion in Siberia; scenes from Clark's travels in Siberia, Japan, Manchuria and other locations; and miscellaneous photos of Clark and other individuals.
Box/Folder 3 : 8

Negatives, undated