Collection UQFL87 - Colin Clark Papers

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Reference code

UQFL87

Title

Colin Clark Papers

Date(s)

  • 1907-1986. (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

36 boxes.

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Name of creator

(1905-1989)

Biographical history

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 1938-1953 he advised the Treasury Department of the Queensland Government. In 1978, he 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.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1907-1986
Collection alternatively titled as: Colin Clark Collection.

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Scope and content

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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Unrestricted access.

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Language of material

  • English

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Alternative identifier(s)

Alma MMS ID

991005141789703131

Alma Local System Number

(AuBrU)b20566189-61uq_inst

Millennium Local System Number

b20566189

Libraries Australia ID

63015193; 45220159; 23253402

OCLC Number

505783329; 223141423

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Status

Migrated

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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