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REV. JAMES CLARK, SJ PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Clark, Rev. James, SJ: Corresp: West Point & U.S. Army, 1825-1884
DATE SPAN: 02/21/1825 - 05/10/1884

DESCRIPTION: Appt to West Point signed by Calhoun, 1829 diploma, misc. forms and orders pertaining to student life at West Point, then correspondence from the time of the Civil War, and U.S.M.A. alumni information for later years.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Franked mail covers ca 1830; U.S.M.A. Registers, 1827-1829
DATE SPAN: 06/01/1827 - 01/01/1850

DESCRIPTION: "Register of Officers and Cadets of West Point," 1827-1829, a small booklet printed annually. Franked mail covers, most sent to Fort St. Philip, LA, in 1830.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Clark, Rev. James, SJ: Army orders and correspondence, 1829-1830
DATE SPAN: 10/28/1829 - 03/22/1831

DESCRIPTION: Orders pertaining to Clark's assignment to Fort St. Philip, Louisiana, in 1829, his service there as Acting Asst Commissary of Subsistence, and his resignation from the Army.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Clark, Rev. James, SJ: Corresp. relative to pre-SJ teaching, 1830s
DATE SPAN: 12/15/1837 - 02/25/1844

DESCRIPTION: Letters concerning Philomathian Society and Mountain Rifle Corps at Mt. St. Mary's College, 1837-1844.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Clark, Rev. James, SJ: Corresp relative to Soc. of Jesus, 1844-1860
DATE SPAN: 06/13/1844 - 10/07/1860

DESCRIPTION: Letters, mostly incoming, both informal ones from fellow Jesuits and official correspondence.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Clark, Rev. James, SJ: Corresp relating to Soc. of Jesus, 1861-1882
DATE SPAN: 07/09/1861 - 01/12/1882

DESCRIPTION: Letters, both informal ones from fellow Jesuits as friends, and also business or official matters.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Clark, Rev. James, SJ: Corresp from family in Pennsylvania, 1845-1884
DATE SPAN: 06/18/1845 - 05/20/1884

DESCRIPTION: Letters received from close family members, mostly at Dauphin (Harrisburg), Pennsylvania.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Mathematical MSS; trans of part of Legendre treatise
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1835 - 12/31/1875

DESCRIPTION: Odd methmatical problems, excerpts copied from texts--Olney, Davies, Bourdon, Bonnycastle--and a translation of a French text On the Method of Minimum Squares.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Clark, Rev. James, SJ: MSS Relative of St. Gregory's Society
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1831 - 12/31/1868

DESCRIPTION: Small group of MSS pertaining to St. Gregory's Society (location unknown--probably Mt St. Mary's College) and other MSS pertaining also to public speaking, debate, and writing.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Clark, Rev. James, SJ: MS Sermons, I
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1848 - 12/31/1870

DESCRIPTION: Sermons on a variety of topics.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Clark, Rev. James, SJ: MSS Sermons, II
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1835 - 12/31/1870

DESCRIPTION: Misc. sermons on a variety of topics. Several dated between 1835 and 1841. Also list of Black Veil Sisters, 1814-1876.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Clark, Rev. James, SJ: MSS Sermons, III
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1835 - 12/31/1850

DESCRIPTION: Misc. sermons and two MSS on related topics--influence of Catholic colleges in removing prejudices, and notes on reading. Incidental draft of letter of recommendation for canal surveying work.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 MSS Sermons, IV
DATE SPAN: 10/10/1836 - 12/31/1850

DESCRIPTION: Misc. sermons and brief notes on a variety of subjects--use of time, Calvinistic Predestination, and advice on how to end disputes about religion.

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