Donald E. Clark papers [manuscript], 1963-1982.


Donald E. Clark papers [manuscript], 1963-1982.

Donald E. Clark was Multnomah County, Oregon Sheriff (1963-1966); Assistant Director, Law Enforcement Program, Urban Studies Center, Portland State College (1967-1968); and Multnomah County Commissioner (1969-1979). The collection includes office files of correspondence and documents relating to the County Sheriff's Office (Civil Department, Sheriff's Department, Tax Department); subsequent reorganization of Office; concerns with civil rights, juvenile delinquency; President's Commission on Law enforcement and Administration of Justice, 1966; local, state, national sheriff's organizations; local, state, national politics and government. Correspondents include Representative Edith Green, Governor and Senator Mark O. Hatfield, Senator Robert Packwood, Governor Tom McCall, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, and Senator Wayne Morse. Also included are files from Portland State College regarding law enforcement programs and institutes, and politics, including the 1968 election and Clark's candidacy for County commissioner, 1968. Also included are office files of correspondence and documents relating to County Commissioner's office, 1969- 1979. Subjects include Department of Public Safety; Department of Medical Services; Department of Public Works; Metropolitan Youth Commission and alienated youth; and state and local politics and government, particularly city-county organizations. Additional materials include scrapbooks (1962-1966), a photo album (1964-1966), and tape recordings of the Metropolitan Police Project, first meeting, September 29, 1966; and a speech, Kiwanis luncheon, Hoyt Hotel, October 19, 1966.

87 boxes (including 5 volumes)


SNAC Resource ID: 6920190

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