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Director's speeches, articles, and essays

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series contains texts of articles, speeches, and essays by John M. Clarke, the Director, Division of Science and the State Museum. Most appear to be prepared for popular rather than scientific audiences. Included are newspaper articles and an essay on evolution; an unpublished essay, "The Content of Paleontology"; and essays on the history and geology of the Gaspe area of Quebec.
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0.2 cu. ft., (1 box)
Inclusive Dates:
[ca. 1910-1925
Series Number:
A4214

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This series contains typed or manuscript texts of articles, speeches, and essays by John M. Clarke. Most appear to be prepared for popular rather than scientific audiences.

Included are: newspaper articles and an essay on evolution; an unpublished essay, "The Content of Paleontology"; and essays on the history and geology of the Gaspe area of Quebec. Clarke held the positions of State Museum Director, State Geologist, and State Paleontologist concurrently during the period 1904-1925.

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