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Series II: Unpublished Scholarly Materials, circa 1865-1936

Series II provides a view into the life of John Bates Clark as a student, teacher, theorist, and public figure. Consisting in overwhelming proportion of hand-written notes from Clark's college years to his death, this series represents more than sixty years of academic production from Clark. It ranges from written lectures prepared for formal courses to notes and thoughts which Clark literally scribbled on the backs of envelopes.

Subseries II.1: Lecture Notes--Series, 1895-1923

This subseries contains groups of lectures and lecture notes which were given as parts of courses or series. They consist primarily of lectures given at Smith College, Carleton College, and Columbia University. The folder titles given to them follow in most cases from those given by John Bates Clark.

"Conditions of Prosperity,"
1914

Box 3
Folder 18
"Dynamic Theory,"
1898
Box 3
Folder 19
"Economics 10,"
1901
Box 3
Folder f 20
"Economics 10,"
1904
Box 3
Folder 21
"Economics 12,"
1901,
1904-1905
Box 3
Folder 22
"Economics 109,"
1908
Box 3
Folder 23
"Economic Theory," 1907-1908

Box 4
Folder 1
"Economic Theory," 1909-1910
Box 4
Folder 2
"Economics of War," 1922-1923
Box 4
Folder 3
European History,
undated
Box 4
Folder 4
"Freshman Course--Oriental History," circa 1883-1892
Box 4
Folder 5
History Lectures Given at Carleton College, circa 1877-1881
Box 4
Folder 6
"Modern History," circa 1883-1892
(3 Folders)
Box 4
Folder 7-9
Monopoly and Competition,
1920

Box 5
Folder 1
Political Economy and the Social Sciences, circa 1877-1880s
Box 5
Folder 2
"Population Law,"
1902
Box 5
Folder 3
Socialism,
undated
Box 5
Folder 4
"Statics," 1897-1898
Box 5
Folder 5
"Statics and Dynamics,"
undated
Box 5
Folder 6
"Theory I," 1895-1896
Box 5
Folder 7
"Theory," circa 1895-1897
Box 5
Folder 8
"Theory,"
1897
Box 5
Folder 9
"Theory,"
1900

Box 6
Folder 1
"Theory," 1901-1902
Box 6
Folder 2
"War Economic Studies,"
undated
Box 6
Folder 3
Subseries II.2: Lecture Notes--Individual, 1882-1925

This subseries consists of individual lectures and lecture notes. Many of them were probably originally from longer series, but appear to be the only parts of those series which have survived in the John Bates Clark Papers. The lectures bear written dates and titles in most cases.

Economics of War,
undated
Box 6
Folder 4
General Loose Lecture Notes,
undated
Box 6
Folder 5
General Loose Lecture Notes,
1916,
1919-1921
(2 Folders)
Box 6
Folder 6-7
"Hamilton College Lecture," on War and Peace, circa 1915-1925
Box 6
Folder 8
"International Trade as Affected by Asiatic Development and by War, Speech--Pan-American Congress" (2 drafts),
1915 December 3
Box 6
Folder 9
International Trade, Tariff, Citizenship, Economic Progress, circa 1882-1910s
Box 6
Folder 10
Labor and Capital, Business Models, Wages, Monopoly,
undated
Box 6
Folder 11
Lectures on History and Economy, Possibly from Smith College, circa 1882-1895
Box 6
Folder 12
"Montclair Address on Minimum Wage," Trust Regulation, Class Struggle,
1914
Box 6
Folder 13
"Notes for Lecture Course of
1923
and Miscellaneous War and Economic Material,"
1923
Box 6
Folder 14
"Possibility of Competition,"
1912 March 19
Box 6
Folder 15
Socialism, Marx, Farmers, 1896-1907
Box 6
Folder 16
"Statics,"
1912
Box 6
Folder 17
"Sunday, October 22, 1916,"
1916
Box 6
Folder 18
Tariffs,
1902

Box 7
Folder 1
"Topics,"
undated
Box 7
Folder 2
Wages, Monopolies, Rents,
1899
Box 7
Folder 3

Subseries II.3: General Notes, circa 1865-circa 1935

This subseries contains three main areas of notes that John Bates Clark took as both a student and professional economist. The first consists of notes and notebooks which appear to have been from Clark's student days, including notes for several classes taken at university in Germany. Following this group are the few works by other economists that Clark annotated and which have survived as part of this collection. The most substantial part of this subseries is the collection of loose notes and newspaper clippings which have been organized according to their primary subject of interest. Most of the clippings but few of the notes bear dates.

Class Notes and Notebooks
"Finanz," circa 1874-1877
Box 7
Folder 4
General Student Notes, circa 1865-1877
Box 7
Folder 5
Notebook,
undated
Box 7
Folder 6
Notebook [from Brown or Amherst], circa 1865-1872
Box 7
Folder 7
Notepad, undated,
1888
Box 7
Folder 8
Notes in German, circa 1874-1877
Box 7
Folder 9
Notes Taken at Heidelberg, circa 1874-1877
Box 7
Folder 10
Roman and Medieval History (in German), circa 1874-1877
Box 7
Folder 11
Annotated Published Works
Articles,
1907,
1935
Box 7
Folder 12
Ricardo, David. THE FIRST SIX CHAPTERS OF THE PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY AND TAXATION. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909.
Box 7
Folder 13
Loose Research Notes
General Notes,
undated
(2 Folders)
Box 7
Folder 14-15
General Notes,
undated

Box 8
Folder 1
Agriculture,
undated
Box 8
Folder 2
Book Ideas,
undated
Box 8
Folder 3
Capital,
undated
Box 8
Folder 4
Civilization and Economies,
undated
Box 8
Folder 5
Conservation and Environment,
undated
Box 8
Folder 6
"Crises,"
undated
Box 8
Folder 7
Distribution,
undated
Box 8
Folder 8
Dynamics,
undated
Box 8
Folder 9
Gambling,
undated
Box 8
Folder 10
Immigration,
undated
Box 8
Folder 11
Interest,
undated
Box 8
Folder 12
Labor and Its Relationship with Capital,
undated
Box 8
Folder 13
Land,
undated
Box 8
Folder 14
"Law of Accumulation,"
undated
Box 8
Folder 15
Legislation,
undated
Box 8
Folder 16
Money/Currency,
undated
Box 8
Folder 17
Politics,
undated
Box 8
Folder 18
Prices,
undated
Box 8
Folder 19
Productivity,
undated
Box 8
Folder 20
Profit,
undated
Box 8
Folder 21
Railroads and Transportation,
undated
Box 8
Folder 22
Ricardo's Theories,
undated
Box 8
Folder 23
Socialism,
undated
Box 8
Folder 24
Statics,
undated
Box 8
Folder 25
Stocks,
undated
Box 8
Folder 26
Tariffs,
undated
Box 8
Folder 27
Technology,
undated
Box 8
Folder 28
Trade and Markets,
undated
Box 8
Folder 29
Trusts and Competition,
undated
Box 8
Folder 30
Unions and Strikes,
undated
Box 8
Folder 31
Value,
undated
Box 8
Folder 32
Wages,
undated
Box 8
Folder 33
War,
undated
Box 8
Folder 34
Wealth,
undated
Box 8
Folder 35

Subseries II.4: Administrative, Course, and Professional Materials, 1899-1936

This subseries contains the small volume of material in the John Bates Clark Papers relating to Clark's work outside of research and class. Items range from administrative material related to teaching to pamphlets of the New York Peace Society to reports and records relating to Clark's occasional informal work with the federal government.

Administrative Records and Course Materials, undated, 1905-1913

Box 9
Folder 1
Commission from Theodore Roosevelt to Attend a Conference on Trusts on Behalf of the State of New York,
1899
Map Case 14-O-1

(oversized)

Committee on Industrial Relations Pamphlets,
1912
Box 9
Folder 3
Government Price Study: "Milk: A Study of the Ways of an Industry, Part I," by Irene Till,
1935
Box 9
Folder 4
Government Price Study: "Milk: A Study of the Ways of an Industry, Part II," by Irene Till,
1936
Box 9
Folder 5
Government Price Study: "The Price of Waste Paper," by Florence Till,
1936
Box 9
Folder 6
Government Price Study: "The Price of Whiskey," by Albert Abrahamson,
1935
Box 9
Folder 7
New York Peace Society Memorandum: "Economic War Against War,"
1918
Box 9
Folder 8
New York Peace Society "Statement of Purposes,"
1921
Box 9
Folder 9
Pujo Committee Articles,
1912
Box 9
Folder 10
Report on American Economics Association's 25th Anniversary,
1910
Box 9
Folder 11
Report on "Minneapolis Conference of Employer and Employe,"
1902
Box 9
Folder 12
Report to Mayor on Teacher's Salaries in New York City,
1909 December 28
Map Case 14-O-1

(oversized)

Republican National Committee Questionnaire, circa 1918-1921
Box 9
Folder 14
Smith College Trustee Materials,
1913
Box 9
Folder 15
Statement on Trusts Made Before a Senate Committee, 1912 December 11-12
Box 9
Folder 16

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