- 1907-1986. (Creation)
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Colin Clark was born on 2 November 1905 in London. He was educated at Winchester College and Oxford and Cambridge Universities. He graduated first in chemistry and then in economics. He described himself as "an academic economist with a considerable international reputation". He was a prodigious author of economic texts, articles and papers. He was an economic adviser to various governments in the United Kingdom, India and Australia. From 1938 to 1953 he advised the Treasury Department of the Queensland Government. In 1978 Clark joined the Economics Department of The University of Queensland as a research consultant, remaining for eleven years. His memory has been perpetuated in the annual Colin Clark Memorial Lecture at The University of Queensland.
Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1907-1986
Collection alternatively titled as: Colin Clark Collection.
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Correspondence; own publications and writings; book reviews; newspaper cuttings; slides; index cards. Collection reflects interests and involvement in politics, agriculture, economics, economic policy, demography, public finance, international data, religion and ancient history. Correspondence includes letters to and from John Maynard Keynes and B.A. Santamaria. Inventory includes a list of publications. Collection also includes photocopies of papers in Colin Clark Collection, Brasenose College, Oxford.
Bulk of collection 1931-1986.
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- Clark, Colin, 1905-1989 (Subject)
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Revised, Linda Justo, 6-Aug-2021. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.