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The William M. Clark Collection

  • Creator: Clark, William Mansfield (1884 - 1964)

  • Collection Date: 1912 - 1959

  • Extent: 1 linear foot

William M. Clark
by unidentified photographer
black and white photograph.


Wiliam M. Clark was born in Tivoli, New York. He received his A.B. in 1907 and his M.A. in 1908, both from Williams College, and his Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University in 1910. He participated in research projects for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Public Health Service before becoming DeLamar Professor of Physiological Chemistry at Johns Hopkins in 1927. Clark served on the faculty of the school of medicine until his death in 1964. One of the nation's leading researchers in the fields of physical and biological chemistry, his principal work was in the field of bacteriological metabolism and environment.

Hopkins Affiliations

1927 - 1964 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Scope and Content

The William M. Clark Collection spans the majority of his career at Johns Hopkins. Series include correspondence (1944-59), reprints (1912-1950), and talks (1944). The collection is a resource for studying the development of physiological chemistry at Johns Hopkins.

Policy on Access and Use

This collection may contain some restricted records. Materials pertaining to patients, students, employees, and human research subjects, as well as unprocessed collections and recent administrative records, carry restrictions on access. For more information about the policies and procedures for access, see Policy on Access and Use.

Permissions and Credits

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