Discrete Item F02821 - [Letter from A.L. Clark to G.Y. Chown, Queen's University]

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[Letter from A.L. Clark to G.Y. Chown, Queen's University]

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  • 17 Feb. 1915 (Creation)
    Clark, Arthur Lewis

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6 p.

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Born at Worcester, Massachusetts on February 19, 1873, Arthur Lewis Clark was educated at the Worcester Polytechnic and at Clark University (Ph.D. 1905). He came to Canada as a professor of Physics at Queen's University and in 1919 he became Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science before retiring in 1943. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1915 and he was the author of a history of the Science Faculty at Queen's, entitled The First 50 Years. He died at Kingston on September 1, 1956.

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Item is a typewritten copy of a letter sent to G.Y. Chown, Secretary of the Queen's University Board of Trustees, from A.L. Clark relating to the encroachment of applied science on pure science.

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  • English

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2999 (Clark)

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  • Folder: 2999 (Clark)