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Clark, Sir John Grahame Douglas, 1907-1995 (Knight and archaeologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1907 - 1995

Biography

Sir John Grahame Douglas Clark (1907-95), archaeologist, was a Cambridge University Lecturer, 1935-52, Disney Professor of Archaeology, Cambridge, 1952-74, Fellow of Peterhouse from 1950, and Master, 1973-80. His publications include Mesolithic prelude: the Palaeolithic-Neolithic transition in old world prehistory (Edinburgh, 1980); The identity of man: as seen by an archaeologist (London, 1983); Symbols of excellence: precious materials as expressions of status (Cambridge, 1986); Economic prehistory: papers on archaeology (Cambridge, 1989); Prehistory at Cambridge and beyond (Cambridge, 1989); and Space, time and man: a prehistorian's view (Cambridge, 1992); for many of which there are papers in this collection.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Fenland Research Committee: Minute book, and papers of Sir Grahame Clark, Hon. Secretary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9426
Scope and Contents The Fenland Research Committee was formed on the7th of June 1932 by 'archaeological workers, who sadly felt the lack of essential geological, botanical and zoological knowledge'. Delegates were sent by Cambridge Antiquarian Society (M.C. Burkitt, G. Fowler, T.C. Lethbridge) and the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia (Reid Moir and J.G.D. Clark), and they and several others formed the first committee. Sir Albert.C. Seward was President, J. Grahame D. Clark, secretary. The material is either...
Dates: 1932-1948
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter to Thomas C. Lethbridge, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9777/10/6/5
Scope and Contents

Thanks for copy of Lethbridge's book Umiak. The European ancestry of the 'Women's boat'

Dates: 1938
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Grahame Clark: archaeological papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9409
Scope and Contents Comprises a series of research or subject files, containing mostly notes, lecture notes, occasional correspondence, offprints, illustrations and drawings. Also included is a file of notes on archaeology and anthropology at Cambridge University, with investigation into provision for archaeology in UK Universities, a file on the history of archaeology at other British universities and a file of notes gathered for a history of archaeology and archaeologists. The titles of some subject files...
Dates: 1931-1995 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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