CLARK, James Beauchamp (Champ), 1850-1921


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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University of Missouri
Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia
Columbia, MO
Papers: In the Champ and Bennett Champ Clark Papers, 1853-1973, 25 linear feet and 3 oversize volumes.
The bulk of the Champ Clark materials were created during his tenure as a congressman. They reveal the inner workings of Capitol Hill, chronicle partisan party politics at the state and national levels, and document the congressman’s activities on the Chautauqua circuit, in the political arena, and as a family member. There is considerable correspondence relating to his candidacy (and defeat) for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1912. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.


Bethany College Library
Bethany, WV
Papers: 1905-1915. 1 foot.
Political correspondence, some relating to his unsuccessful bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1912. Unpublished finding aid in repository. Restricted.


Duke University
Special Collections Department, William R. Perkins Library
Durham, NC
Papers: In the James Gordon Hackett Papers, 1788-1952, 196 items.
Correspondents include James Beauchamp Clark.


Idaho State University
Manuscript Collections, Special Collections Department, Eli M. Oboler Library
Pocatello, ID
Papers: In the Fred Thomas Dubois Papers, 1886-1930, 26 linear feet.
The papers include a scrapbook relating to Champ Clark’s campaign for the 1912 Democratic presidential nomination, which Fred Dubois managed. A finding aid is available in the library and online.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the Charles J. Bonaparte Papers, ca. 1760-1921, 80,000 items.
Correspondents include Champ Clark. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the T. J. J. See Papers, ca. 1887-1960, 53 linear feet.
Correspondents include Champ Clark.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the Lloyd Cassel Douglas Papers, 1900-1954, 6 linear feet and 2 oversize volumes.
Other authors include Champ Clark. A finding aid is available in the library.

Papers: In the Elbridge H. Duff Letters, 1902-1903, 12 items.
Other authors include Champ Clark.