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Clive Day papers

Call Number: MS 173
Scope and Contents

The Clive Day Papers contain correspondence, printed material, newspaper clippings, and other papers which document the career of Clive Day, an educator and political scientist. The papers document Day's role on behalf of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace (1917-1919) and as a faculty member at Yale University. The Day Papers date from 1892-1936, with the bulk dates of 1917-1936. The papers were donated to Yale University by Clive Day and are arranged in the following six series: I. GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE; II. PLATTSBURGH ARMY CAMP: MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS; III. PEACE CONFERENCE: CORRESPONDENCE, 1918-1919; IV. THE PARIS PEACE CONFERNECE: MISCELLANEOUS MEMORANDA AND REPORTS; V. PRINTED MATERIAL AND MEMORABILIA; and VI. YALE UNIVERSITY FILES.

SERIES I contains routine correspondence, exclusive of Peace Conference materials. SERIES II contains personal papers relating to Day's activities at the Plattsburg army camp. SERIES III-V contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, and printed material documenting Clive Day's role with the American Commission to Negotiate Peace following World War I. SERIES VI contains correspondence, papers, teaching materials, and other documents relating to Day's extensive involvement in faculty and university activities at Yale. Files for several university and faculty committees, courses and seminars, and other projects are arranged in this series. This includes files for committees on educational costs, fellowships, the sourse of study, and undergraduate reorganization.

In addition, several folders (box 7, folders 25-44) contain correspondence and papers relating to Day's activities on the Connecticut Unemployment Commission (1931-1933).

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Clive Day.

5.5 Linear Feet (12 boxes)
Related Names
Day, Clive, 1871-1951
Language of Materials