Dora Mae Clark

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Title

Dora Mae Clark

Subject

Wilson faculty

Description

o Born 1893
o 94 years old, died Nov. 21 1987
o Chairman of department of American history and political science
o “Democracy, both as a philosophy and a form of government is the concern of every one of us. Its death will be the result of neglect and ignorance on the part of those who conceived, created, and cherished it.”
o Professor Emeritus 1925-61
o Traveled after retirement
o “Our society has not yet accepted women to equality in membership. Women still face attempts to limit their opportunities, their growth and rewards.”
o Fellow of Great Britain’s Royal Historical Society
o “She had been born into the American democratic experience when that government was little more than a hundred years old; she lived through and beyond its second century.”
o $300,000 endowment anonymously donated to Wilson College in her memory
o Instead of flowers asked for contributions to Wilson college

Source

VIP files

Publisher

C. Elizabeth Boyd '33 Archives, Wilson College

Date

1925-1961

Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection contact the C. Elizabeth Boyd '33 archives

Format

Image/Jpeg

Language

English

Citation

“Dora Mae Clark,” Hankey Center & C. Elizabeth Boyd '33 Archives, accessed March 30, 2020, http://wilson.gistemp.com/items/show/1896.