Clarke family manuscript collection, 1540-1926.
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Saint Louis University (SLU) is a private Roman Catholic research university with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, and Madrid, Spain. Founded in 1818 by Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg, it is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River and the second-oldest Jesuit university in the United States. It is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondar...
Powhatan Hughes Clarke was born in 1893 at Fort Custer, Montana, the only child of Elizabeth Clemens Clarke and Powhatan Henry Clarke. The elder Clarke, who was a friend of the artist Frederic Remington, drowned when his son was three months old. Mrs. Clarke soon left Fort Custer for her former home of St. Louis, taking her boy with her. Powhatan Hughes Clarke entered Saint Louis University at the age of twelve and completed the collegiate course in 1913. In 1916 he garnered the LL.B. (Bachelor ...