Special and Named Printed Collections


A collection of foreign editions of the works of Ronald W. Clark (1916-87), biographer and mountaineer, donated to the Library by his widow, Mrs Elizabeth Clark in 1988. Amongst the 18 volumes are translations in French, German, Italian, and other languages, of his biographies of 19th- and 20th-century scientists and thinkers, which include his works on Darwin, Einstein, Freud and Bertrand Russell. In 1987 the Library received the author?s papers and his extensive correspondence with scientists in the course of researching his biographies.

Typescript inventory of the manuscripts.

Shelfmark: Clark.

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