Edward D. Clarkson Collection

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Edward D. Clarkson Collection

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Subject(s):
Clarkson, Edward D., 1890-1969 – Archives ; Clarkson, Edward D., 1890-1969 – Correspondence ; Clarkson family ; United States -- Foreign relations – Cuba ; Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States ; United States -- Race relations
Description:
Born on November 22, 1890, Edward D. Clarkson actively campaigned for social progress towards his idealistic view on what the policies of the United States government should be both home and abroad. Serving in the US Army in 1916 and for ten years as a diplomat, Clarkson retired from the army in 1944 and earned a master’s degree in history from San Diego State College in 1958. The Collection contains various correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous works, and ephemera of Clarkson’s. He corresponded with many well-known American social figures like Georgia O’Keefe, Robert Oppenheimer, Gregory Peck, and Upton Sinclair.
Dates covered:
1916-1969
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
0.83 linear feet
For more information:
Additional Information (Finding Aid Database)
Additional Information (the PAC)
Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Edward D. Clarkson Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.