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Guide to the Cynthia A. W. Clark Papers, 1896-1909 and undated

Abstract

Personal and family correspondence, including the almost unintelligible letters of her son, Arthur Wilson Clark, who was mentally deranged and often signed himself "Napoleon Bonaparte." The early letters contain a few scattered references to the Spanish-American War.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Cynthia A. W. Clark papers
Creator
Clark, Cynthia A. W.
Extent
2.0 linear feet, 4 boxes, 1,307 items.
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection contains personal and family correspondence of Cynthia A. W. Clark, and almost unintelligible letters of her son, Arthur Wilson Clark, who was mentally deranged and often signed himself "Napoleon Bonaparte." The early letters contain a few scattered references to the Spanish-American War.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1896-1901, July
(7 folders)
Box 1
Correspondence, 1901, August-1903
(5 folders)
Box 2
Correspondence, 1904-1908
(6 folders)
Box 3
Correspondence, 1909 and undated
(3 folders)
Box 4

Historical Note

Cynthia A. W. Clark was a resident of Northampton (Hampshire Co.), Mass.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Cynthia A.W. Wilson Papers, 1898-1909, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.