William Bullock Clark papers
- Clark, William Bullock, 1860-1917 (Person)
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0.47 Cubic Feet (1 legal size document box)
Clark came to the Hopkins Department of Geology (the present Earth and Planetary Sciences Department) in 1889, became the department chairman in 1892, and was promoted to full professor in 1894. In addition to his responsibilities at Hopkins, he served as a geologist in the United States Geological Survey, organized the Maryland State Weather Service, and established the Maryland State Geological Survey.
On October 12, 1892, Clark married Ellen C. Strong of Boston. They had four children, Helen, Marion, Edward S. and Atherton. Clark died on July 27, 1917 of a stroke, and was survived by his wife and children.
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