The Barbara L. Clark Manuscript Collection

Collection Summary

Creator: Clark, Barbara Louise
Dates: 1936-1976
Extent: 7 Boxes (7.8 linear feet)
Language(s): English
Repository: Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries. Special Collections.

Scope and Content

The papers of Barbara L. Clark include correspondence, research notes, photos, and manuscripts prepared for publication. They reflect her research and writings on the life of Elias Boudinot who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, President of the Continental Congress in Princeton, Trustee of the College of New Jersey, and head of the U.S. Mint.



Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821.

Clark, Barbara L.--Manuscripts.

Princeton Theological Seminary. Library. Manuscript collections.


Administrative Information

Processing Information

The papers of Barbara L. Clark were accessioned on February 24, 1996.


There are no special restrictions to access of this collection. It may be examined by library patrons under the normal rules and conditions of Special Collections.

Use of Materials

The following is the acceptable citation for publication: The Barbara L. Clark Manuscript Collection. Special Collections, Princeton Theological Seminary Library.


Related Material

See also the following from the Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries:

E.B.: The Story of Elias Boudinot IV, His Family, His Friends, and His Country, by Barbara L. Clark. Call Number, E302.6 .B7C59)



Box 1
- Original manuscript sections before revision & correspondence 1954-1973
- Elias Boudinot "discards"
Box 2
- Correspondence regarding manuscript publication 1940-1950
- Research notes
- Manuscript discards 1962-1963
Box 3
- Correspondence regarding publication 1976-1970
- Data on expenses and promotions
Box 4
- Research materials: Huguenots - John Boudinot (from the John Carter Brown Library)
- Photostats of Boudinot letters and historical documents
- Photographs
Box 5
- Carbon copy of Manuscript (1975 version)
- Boudinot correspondence 1971
- Boudinot manuscript discards (1961, with illustrations)
- 18 rolls of microfilm regarding Boudinot historical letters and documents
Box 6
- Early version of first four chapters
- Notes - rough draft (Discard II)
- Discard V
- Final manuscript for publication
- Photographs & photostats of letters for final publication
Box 7
- Early correspondence regarding Boudinot 1936-1950
- Spiral ring notebooks - drafts of correspondence
- Photostats of letters by Boudinot
- Various publications containing on Boudinot


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