Guide to the Hart-Clark Correspondence and Family Papers, 1869-1903

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Guide to the Hart-Clark Correspondence and Family Papers, 1869-1903

Collection number: BANC MSS C-B 493

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Hart-Clark Correspondence and Family Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1869-1903
Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 493
Creator: Hart, Jerome Alfred, 1854-1937
Extent: Number of containers: 6 boxes
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Mainly letters of Jerome A. Hart, editor of the Argonaut, and Alice Ann Clark, re editorial work and San Francisco social life in the 1890's. Some Clark family correspondence, 1869-1873, included.
Languages Represented: English

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Access

Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Hart-Clark correspondence and family papers, BANC MSS C-B 493, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

This collection, purchased from Holmes Book Co., May 20, 1953, contains mainly courtship letters of Jerome A. Hart, editor of the Argonaut, and of Ann Clark, relating to the publication of the periodical and to San Francisco social life in the 1890's. A small portion of Clark family correspondence (William Squire Clark, early California settler, was Ann Clark's father) dating from 1869 to 1873 and pertaining chiefly to family matters is included.

Container List

Boxes 1-3:

Letters from Jerome A. Hart, 1896-1899.

Boxes 4-5:

Letters from Alice Ann (Clark) Hart, 1891-1902.

Box 6:

Incoming letters.

Scope and Content Note

Single letters placed in A-Z Miscellany, followed by folders with 2 or more letters, filed alphabetically.
 

Clark family correspondence, 1869-1873. (1 folder)

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Bohemian Club

box A-Z Miscellany. Box 6

Letter, Dec. 16, 1897, by William Sproule.

 

Clark, Isabella Duncan, d. 1903

box Box 6

Letters, 1897-1903. 4 folders.

 

Clark, William Squire, 1807-1889

box Clark family correspondence folder. Box 6

12 letters, 1869-1873, to his wife.

 

Coit, Lillie (Hitchcock), 1843-1929

box Box 1

Letter, Apr. 19, 1897. Enclosure to letter of J. A. Hart, Apr. 20, 1897.

 

Hart, Alice Ann (Clark), 1871-

box Boxes 4-5.

Letters, 1891-1902. Undated items placed in folder at end of Box 5.

 

Hart, Jerome Alfred, 1854-1937

box Boxes 1-3.

Letters, 1896-1899. Undated items placed in folder at end of Box 3.

 

McNutt, William Fletcher, 1839-

box Box 6

10 letters, 1899-1900.

 

Slack, Charles W., 1858-

box S-Z Miscellany. Box 6

Letter, Nov. 13, 1901.

 

Sproule, William, 1858-1935

see Bohemian Club

 

Thoburn, Wilbur Wilson, d. 1899

box Box 6

3 letters, 1898, to Alice Ann (Clark) Hart.

 

Unger, Frank

box Box 6

2 letters, 1897, to Jerome Hart.

 

Van Winkle, Isaac Schoonmaker, 1825-1881

box Clark family correspondence folder. Box 6

4 letters, 1872-1873.