Samuel Delbert Clark fonds

Title: Samuel Delbert Clark fonds

Dates of creation: 1932-1990

Physical description: 2.86 metres of textual and graphic material and 11 tapes (sound recording)

Biographical Sketch: Samuel Delbert Clark (1910-2003) was the first chair of Sociology at the University of Toronto. Oswald Hall taught sociology at McGill University (1946-1953) and University of Toronto (1953-1969). From 1964-1966 he was Research Supervisor with the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism.

Scope and content: Correspondence, notes, addresses, publications, subject files, photoprints and other materials documenting Samuel Delbert Clark's activities as a professor and administrator. Includes material on the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism, the Canadian Social Science Research Council, Harold Adams Innis (including his Idea File and annotated typescripts of his articles prepared for Essays in Canadian Economic History), and the Departments of Political Economy and Sociology.

Correspondence files, course notes and research material relating to Oswald Hall's graduate work at McGill University and the University of Chicago; addresses and publications; and subject files, including those relating to the Departments of Social Service and Sociology at McGill University, and (at the University of Toronto) the Department of Sociology and the Presidential Advisory Committee on Policy and Planning.

Interviews by Valerie Schatzker of Prof. Samuel D. Clark conducted on 24 June, 15 and 17 July, and 19 November 1987.

Finding Aids: Series list available for personal records

Access: Open

Accession number: B1977-1031, B1990-0029, B1990-0005