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Helen M. Clark (1908-1974) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/19/7

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Scope and Contents

The Helen M. Clark papers fill four boxes including one half-size box, and date between 1958 and 1972. The papers are divided into three categories.

The first category is Helen Clark's biographical file which includes an obituary and curricula vitae outlining her academic record.

The second is comprised of correspondence files which are divided into a general and a subject correspondence file. The general correspondence includes incoming letters and copies of outgoing letters on a variety of topics. Subject correspondence files include letters pertaining to specific topics such as the Committee on Academic Standing and the Hildebrandt dinner. All correspondence is arranged by date within each folder.

The third category makes up the bulk of the collection. It consists primarily final exams and notes from the years 1958-1972. The courses include Mathematics, Algebra, Trigonometry, and Introduction to Analytic Geometry and Calculus. Papers also include final examinations, notes on grading policy, and other miscellaneous from several courses.


  • 1958-1973


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.


4.00 Boxes

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The papers of Helen M. Clark (professor of mathematics at Northwestern University) fill four boxes including one half-size box, and date between 1958 and 1972. The papers are divided into: a biographical file, correspondence, and teaching files.


The papers are organized into: biographical materials, correspondence (general and topical, each arranged by date), and teaching files (arranged alphabetically by course).

Method of Acquisition

The Helen M. Clark were donated to Northwestern University by Meyer Dwass on August 8, 1978 as accession 78-41.

Separated Materials

Small amounts of duplicate and extraneous material were separated from the collection.

Processing Information

Robert Tenuta, March-April 1995; Carter Roeber, May 1995.

Guide to the Helen M. Clark (1908-1974) Papers
Robert Tenuta; Carter Roeber
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Library Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US