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   Gilmore David Clarke Papers ca.1920-1980.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Gilmore David Clarke Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, documents, subject files, photographs, memorabilia, and printed materials of landscape architect Gilmore D. Clarke, 1892-1982.

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0233
Bib ID:4079663 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Clarke, Gilmore D., 1892-1982
Title:Gilmore David Clarke Papers ca.1920-1980.
Physical description:7.5 linear ft (ca.2,000 items in 5 boxes & 1 folder).
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-5. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence relating to the activities of the National Commission of Fine Arts and subject files relating to his work on the New York World's Fair in 1964-1965 and to his views on the works of other architects and artists. There are also many photographs, primarily of sculptures commissioned for the World's Fair and of views of New York State parkways and gardens designed by his firm, Clarke & Rapuano. The printed materials include bound volumes of city planning studies supervised by Clarke. Major correspondents include Robert Moses, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Franklin Roosevelt.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-5. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Gilmore David Clarke Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

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PROCESSED 05/--/85 KMB

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-04-03 xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

HeadingCUL Archives:
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CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Biographies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Landscape architecture drawings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memorabilia.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Adams, Sherman, 1899-1986.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architects.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architectural design--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Barzun, Jacques, 1907-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Benton, William, 1900-1973.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bishop, Morris, 1893-1973.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Brownell, Herbert, 1904-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
City planning--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Eisenhower, Milton Stover, 1899-1985.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Express highways.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Farrand, Livingston, 1867-1939.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hersey, John, 1914-1993.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Landscape architects.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
National Commission on Fine Arts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York World's Fair (1964-1965)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Recreation areas.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tate, Allen, 1899-1979.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States.--Commission of Fine Arts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Gilmore David Clarke, American landscape architect & chairman of the National Commission of Fine Arts, died 1982.

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