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Clark, Kenneth Mackenzie, 1903 - 1983 (Baron Clark, art historian)


Dates and places


Legal status / Nationality


Sphere of activity

Art historian. Director of the National Gallery, 1934-45.

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:


Correspondence between E.M. Forster and Kenneth and Jane Clark, 1944 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/112
Scope and Contents

3 autograph letters, signed, 2 autograph postcards, signed, and 1 newscutting to E.M. Forster. 1962, 1965 and undated.
Photocopies of 14 autograph letters, signed, and 3 autograph postcards, signed, from E.M. Forster. 1944-69 and undated.
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Dates: 1944 - 1969

Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and Ivon Hitchens, 1941 - 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/147
Scope and Contents

4 autograph letters, signed, to J.M. Keynes. 1941-2.
3 carbon typed letters, signed, from J.M. Keynes. 1941-2.
This file also contains 2 carbon typed letters, signed, from J.M. Keynes to Kenneth Clark, 10 Dec. 1941 and 14 Jan. 1942; and 1 typed letter, signed, from Kenneth Clark to J.M. Keynes, 10 Jan. 1942.

Dates: 1941 - 1942

Correspondence between Kenneth Clark and NGA, 1969-06-30 - 1976-04-14

Reference Code: GBR/0272/NGA/5/1/169
Scope and Contents

This file comprises:-
2 typed letters signed from Kenneth Clark to NGA. 30 Jun. 1969 and 14 Apr. 1976
1 carbon typed letter from NGA to Kenneth Clark. 23 Oct. 1974.

Dates: 1969-06-30 - 1976-04-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some files are closed because they contain personal information. Most files which are marked as restricted access can be read with the written permission of the author. All other files may be consulted in the Archive Centre following the standard registration procedures.

Correspondence from Kenneth and Jane Clark to Vanessa Bell, 1959 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AG/1/16
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed, and 2 autograph postcards, signed.

Dates: 1959 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Letters by persons still living may only be read with the written permission of the author. The correspondence between Mrs. Garnett and her late husband, David Garnett, may only be read by permission of the family. For further information, please contact the Archivist.

Kenneth Clark, 1945-08-20

Reference Code: GBR/0272/ANLM/1/Clark
Scope and Contents

1 typed letter signed from Kenneth Clark of the National Gallery.

Dates: 1945-08-20

Kenneth Clark to Desmond MacCarthy, 1936-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/14/4
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1936-01-01

Letter from Kenneth Clark to J.M. Keynes, 1943-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/69
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed.

Dates: 1943-03-07

Letters from Kenneth and Jane Clark to various recipients, 1930 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0272/BLM/11
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of letters from the Forster, Charleston and Lehmann collections.

Dates: 1930 - 1979

Letters from Kenneth Clark to GHWR, 1948 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/93
Scope and Contents

3 autograph letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed. The file also contains a roneo typescript speech by Clark 'The Immortal Memory' at Stratford-upon-Avon, 23 Apr. 1955.

Dates: 1948 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.

Letters from Kenneth Clark to JEHS, 1949-11-07 - 1949-11-22

Reference Code: GBR/0272/STE/3/2
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed and 1 copy typed letter.

Dates: 1949-11-07 - 1949-11-22

Letters from Sir Kenneth Clark to Clive and Vanessa Bell, 1933 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/128
Scope and Contents

16 autograph letters signed, 5 typed letter signed and 2 autograph postcards signed to Clive Bell. 1933-61.
2 autograph letters signed to Vanessa Bell. [Jul. 1937] and [1941].

Dates: 1933 - 1961

Letters from the National Gallery to Edward Dent, 1945-07-16 - 1945-07-18

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/4/286
Scope and Contents

2 typed letters signed by Kenneth Clark.

Dates: 1945-07-16 - 1945-07-18

Letters of condolence to Anne Barnes on the death of GRB, 1960-09 - 1960-10

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GRB/2/1/12
Scope and Contents

The file includes letters from Noel Annan, John Betjeman, Benjamin Britten, Kenneth Clark, E. M. Forster, Hugh Gaitskell, Stanley Morison, Dennis Proctor, W. J. H. Sprott, R. H. Tawney and Leonard Woolf.

Dates: 1960-09 - 1960-10

Letters to Vanessa and Clive Bell on the death of Virginia Woolf, 1941-04

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/697
Scope and Contents Photocopies of 60 autograph letters signed from: Colin Agnew, Barbara Bagenal, Margaret Balchin, Col. Cory Heward Bell, Mrs. H. T. Bell, Nellie Boxall, Nelly Cecil, Bishop of Chichester, 'K' [Kenneth Clark], Marie Collett, [?Violet Dickinson], Margaret Duckworth, Sophia Farrell, Lettice Fisher, E.M. Forster, Ethel Grant, Edward Lewis, Ruby Lindsay, 'Topsy' Lucas, [Molly MacCarthy], Violet Mannering, Beatrice Mayor, Raymond Mortimer, Victor Pasmore, Patricia Preece, Claude and Elsie Rogers,...
Dates: 1941-04

Listed letters, 1948-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/HB/L/7/b
Scope and Contents This file includes letters from the following (listed in alphabetical order by last name):1. Clive Bell2. Kenneth Clark3. Cyril Connolly4. Douglas Cooper5. C. Day Lewis6. Una Ellis-Fermor7. Frederick Etchells8. E. M. Forster9. Michael Hamburger10. L. C. Knights11. E. V. Knox12. Earl of Lytton13. Sir Eric Maclagan14. John Masefield15. Henry Moore16. Eric Partridge17. William Plomer18. Anthony Powell19. J. B....
Dates: 1948-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The photocopies of letters from John Davy Hayward to T. S. Eliot (reference L/13/1-3) are reserved as a condition of deposit. Permission to read them must be obtained from Faber and Faber Ltd, Bloomsbury House, 74-77 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DA. HB/M/21 is reserved (not available to researchers) under the Data Protection Act.

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