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Series 1: CBS News, 1954-1964
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The CBS News series contains correspondence, research, rough drafts of newscasts, and other material associated with Clark's tenure with CBS News. One item of interest is a report on television viewing following President Kennedy's assassination. The correspondence is between Clark and his CBS co-workers, including Edward R. Murrow.
Arranged alphabetically by topic.
Newspaper clippings and other material gathered in research were separated from this collection.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Jennifer Sharp in June 2006. Finding aid written by Jennifer Sharp in June 2006.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to Princeton University and researchers are free to move forward with use of materials without anything further from Mudd Library. For materials not created by the donor, where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. In these instances, researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
Series 1: CBS News; Blair Clark Papers, MC195, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-2
- Other Finding Aids
Electronic finding aid describing Clark's compilation of papers related to Robert Lowell, and reflecting their close friendship until Lowell's death in 1977, is available online via the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin: http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/research/fa/clark.html.
Bernstein, A. (2000, June 8). Journalist, Democratic Activist Blair Clark Dies. Washington Post, p. B6. Pace, E. (2000, June 8). Blair Clark, 82, CBS Executive Who Led McCarthy's '68 Race. New York Times, p. B14.
- CBS News.
Clark, Blair, 1917-2000
Kennedy, John F. John Fitzgerald 1917-1963
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994.