Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977

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Dates:
Birth 1899-09-23
Death 1977-06-13
English

Biographical notes:

Tom C. Clark (b. September 23, 1899) was the Attorney General of the United States from 1945 to 1949, and Associated Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1949 to 1967. Clark died on June 13, 1977.

From the description of Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569044

Tom C. Clark served as Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1949 to 1967, and was the first Texan to serve on the Court. Born in Dallas, Texas, September 23, 1899, Clark received his law degree from the University of Texas in 1922. He joined the Justice Department in 1937 and rose through the ranks. President Truman appointed him U.S. Attorney General in 1945 and to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1949. Clark resigned from the Court in 1967 when his son Ramsey Clark was appointed Attorney General, and afterwards sat on the Courts of Appeal in all eleven U.S. Circuits and in federal district court. An advocate of improved judicial administration, Clark chaired several American Bar Association committees on judicial administration and was the first director of the Federal Judicial Center.

From the guide to the Boy Scouts of America Material, 1962-1976, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the United States Court of Appeals Case Files, 1970-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the National Conference on Citizenship Files, 1950-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Photographs, ca. 1910, 1940-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Ephemera, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Supreme Court materials: Record of circulations on opinions and per curiams, Tom C. Clark Papers, Tarlton Law Library, 1953, 1955-1957, 1959-1967, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Speech and Travel Files, 1949-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Supreme Court materials: Slip opinions, Tom C. Clark Papers, Tarlton Law Library, 1924-1974, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Fraternities Files, 1945-1975, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed materials, 1939-1984 (bulk 1947-1965), (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Films, 1949, 1954, 1958, undated, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the General Clubs and Organizations Material, 1945-1971, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Correspondence and news clippings, 1943-1956, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Supreme Court materials: Briefs, transcripts of records, petitions, etc. Tom C. Clark Papers, Tarlton Law Library, 1945-1967, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Supreme Court materials: Case files, 1947 to 1959 terms, Tom C. Clark Papers, Tarlton Law Library, 1947-1960, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Supreme Court materials: Bench memoranda, Tom C. Clark Papers, Tarlton Law Library, 1949-1967, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the National Park Foundation Material, 1968-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Law Clerk Applications, 1949-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Tom C. Clark Papers, ca. 1910-1977, bulk 1949-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Literary Productions, 1949-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Plaques, honorary degrees and certificates, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Supreme Court materials: Docket sheets, Tom C. Clark Papers, Tarlton Law Library, 1949-1967, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the General Correspondence and Office Files, Tom C. Clark Papers, Tarlton Law Library, 1947-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the American Bar Association Files, 1932, 1949-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the United States District Court Case Files, 1964-1975, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Invitations and Greetings Files, 1948-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Supreme Court materials: Case files, 1960 to 1967 terms, Tom C. Clark Papers, Tarlton Law Library, 1951-1967, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Miscellaneous Court Files, 1969-1974, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Artifacts, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Cartoons, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the National Center for State Courts (aka National College for State Trial Judges, National Judicial Center), 1970-1977, (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

From the guide to the Sound Recordings, 1910-1977 (bulk 1945-1949), (Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin)

Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1949-1967.

Born in Dallas, Texas, September 23, 1899, Clark received his law degree from the University of Texas in 1922. He joined the Justice Department in 1937 and rose through the ranks. President Truman appointed him U.S. Attorney General in 1945 and to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1949. Clark resigned from the Court in 1967 when his son Ramsey Clark was appointed Attorney General, and afterwards sat on the Courts of Appeal in all eleven U.S. Circuits and in federal district court. An advocate of improved judicial administration, Clark chaired several American Bar Association committees on judicial administration and was the first director of the Federal Judicial Center.

From the description of Tom C. Clark papers, ca. 1910-1977 1949-1977. (University of Texas, Tarlton Law Library). WorldCat record id: 79357098

Correspondence, manuscripts and proofs of writings (monographs, poems, reviews, essays), notebooks, research and teaching files, audiotapes, and ephemera of American poet Tom Clark, who lived in Santa Barbara for several years and published several works with Black Sparrow Press. Correspondents inlcude wirters and publishers Carolyn Cassady, Andrew Codrescu, Robert Creeley, Edward Dorn, Barry Gifford, Christopher Lemann-Haupt, John Martin, George Plimpton, Harry Reese, and Leslie Scalapino.

Also includes the Great Naropa Poetry Wars Archive, with audiotapes (Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Tom Clark), transcripts, correspondence, newsclipping and publications re an investigation into a 1975 confrontation between W. S. Merwin and Chogyam Trungpa, founder and director of Naropa Institute.

From the description of Tom Clark Archive, [ca. 1977-1990] (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 61326261

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Subjects:

  • Judges
  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Judges--United States
  • Justice, Administration of
  • United States. Supreme Court--History--20th century
  • Clark, Tom C. (Tom Campbell), 1899-1977--Archives
  • Justice, Administration of--United States
  • Bohemianism

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