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James Clark, SJ, papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS21
This collection contains materials on James Clark's years at West Point and in the Army, several folders of familial and Jesuit correspondence, but mathematical MSS and sermons comprise more than half the collection.

Dates

  • 1825-1885

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Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Biographical note

James Clark, born in Pennsylvania in 1809, was not raised Catholic. He graduated from West Point in 1829, and served one year in the Army. He became a seminarian, entering the Society in 1844. Subsequently he taught and administered at Georgetown, then was president of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, and Gonzaga, in Washington. Known as an administrator, he maintained an interest in the Army until old age and kept close contact with his family. He died in 1885.
Title
James Clark, SJ, papers
Status
in_progress
Author
Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections
Description rules
local practice
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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