Clark, Grenville, 1882-1967

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From the description of Reminiscences of Grenville Clark : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131473

Clark was born in New York City in 1882. He received his A.B. degree from Harvard University in 1903 and his LL.B. degree from Harvard Law School in 1906. In 1906 he was admitted to the New York Bar, and in 1909 he opened a law practice in New York City with Elihu Root Jr. and Francis W. Bird. During 1915 and 1916 Clark was involved with the Military Training Camps Association. In 1931 he organized the National Economy League, an organization for balancing the federal budget, with Archibald Roosevelt. As director of the League, he drafted the Economy Act of 1933. During 1938-1939 he was the chairman of the American Bar Association on the Bill of Rights. In 1940 he became chairman of the National Emergency Committee of the Military Training Association, and he brought about the passage of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940. In 1944-1945 he was chairman of the Citizens' Committee for National War Service.

Clark continued his work in civil rights and international peace for the rest of his career. He hosted the First Dublin Conference on world government with Owen Roberts in 1945, and he wrote his treatise, World peace throught world law, in 1958. In 1960 he was responsible for obtaining the release of Dr. Willard Uphaus from prison. During the 1960s he established the "Clark Plan" for guaranteeing legal expenses for defendants in civil rights cases, and he made a bequest to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. In the late 1960s he gave a $750,000 endowment to the World Law Fund. He died in 1967.

From the description of Papers, 1899-1972. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 122524566

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referencedIn Hagedorn, Hermann, 1882-1964. Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1912-1933. Library of Congress
referencedIn Records, 1938-1943 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Burlingham, Charles Culp, 1858-1959. Papers of Charles C. Burlingham, 1876-1960 (inclusive), 1920-1958 (bulk). Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950. Henry Lewis Stimson papers, 1846-1966. Yale University Library
referencedIn Hyatt, Donald B. Letters, 1968 Nov. 20 and Dec. 10, New York, N.Y., to Clifford L. Jordan, Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf World Government News, Inc. World Government News, Inc. records, 1943-1952, bulk (1946-1951). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. Papers of Felix Frankfurter, 1900-1965. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Clark, Grenville, 1882-1967. Reminiscences of Grenville Clark : oral history, 1962. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn William James Jr. papers, 1857-1960 (inclusive), 1911-1959 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Clark, Grenville, 1882-1967. Letters, 1966 Jan. 10 and Feb. 22, Dublin, N.H., from Einar Rorstad, Oslo, Norway. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Charles T. McCormick Papers, 1911-1964, bulk 1920-1962 Rare Books & Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, Jamail Center for Legal Research, The University of Texas at Austin
creatorOf Frankfurter, Felix. Felix Frankfurter Papers. 1900-1965. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
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referencedIn Koo, V. K. Wellington, 1888-1985. Papers, [ca. 1906]-1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979 Houghton Library
referencedIn U.S.-U.S.S.R. Citizens Conference (1960 : Hanover, N.H.). Records, 1960. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Field, Richard Hinkley, 1903-1978. Papers of Richard Hinkley Field, 1932-1978 (inclusive), 1942-1978 (bulk). Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Reno, Robert Henkle, 1917-1998. Papers on Grenville Clark, 1953-1995. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Louis B. Sohn Papers, 1936-1979 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf American Bar Association. Bill of Rights Committee. Records, 1938-1942. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Clark, Grenville, 1882-1967. Letters, 1950, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Richard H. Field papers, 1942-1978 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Root, Clark, Buckner and Ballantine, firm. Correspondence and bills, 1889-1933, v.p., regarding claim of Frances McGrath. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Arant, Douglas, 1897-1987. Papers. 1938-1979. Dartmouth College Library
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creatorOf Howe, Mark De Wolfe, 1906-1967. Papers, 1933-1967. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Clark, Grenville, 1882-1967. Papers. 1936-1971. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Freund, Paul Abraham. Papers of Paul A. Freund. 1918-1993 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Dartmouth Medical School. Eye Institute. Records, 1928-1952. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Arthur E. Sutherland papers Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Shattuck, Henry Lee, 1879-1971. Papers, 1870-1971 Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. Correspondence with Grenville Clark. 1931-1965. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Hermann Hagedorn Papers, 1912-1933 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Howe, Mark De Wolfe. Mark De Wolfe Howe papers. 1933-1967. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Sutherland, Arthur E., 1902-1973. Papers of Arthur Eugene Sutherland, 1923-1972 (inclusive), 1950-1972 (bulk). Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Clark, Grenville, Jr. Letter, 1969 January, Boston, to Mrs. Norman Wight, Hanover, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Clark, Grenville, 1882-1967. Papers, 1899-1972. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Comstock, Ada Louise. Papers, 1818-1982 (inclusive), 1887-1982 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Butler, Pierce, 1893-1957. Pierce Butler papers, 1944-1957. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Clark, Grenville, 1882-1967. Correspondence, 1963 March 26-1966 November 24, v.p., to Edgar Snow, v.p. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Grenville Clark Fund at Dartmouth College, inc. Papers, 1971- Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Harvard University. Corporation. Package to be unsealed May 1, 2000, 1951. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Bass, Robert P. (Robert Perkins), 1873-1960. Papers, 1849-1959. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Dilliard, Irving, 1904-2002. Papers, 1937-1991. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn John J. McCloy Papers, 1897-1989, 1940-1979 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
China
Subject
World War, 1914-1918
Lawyers--Interviews
International law
African Americans--Civil rights
International organization
Selective service
World War, 1939-1945
International education
Occupation
Lawyers
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Birth 1882-11-05

Death 1967-01-13

Americans

English

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