From the File: Butler University

It is surprising how little information on Dr. Clark there is in his faculty file at Butler University considering the fact that he taught there for 28 years. Unlike Wheaton College, which has a collection of letters between Dr. Clark and two presidents of the institution, Butler has just a few scraps of information.

One is a form Dr. Clark filled out in 1966 on “Faculty and Staff Biographical Data.” Of interest is the final page where one is to list publications. Under the “articles” section, Dr. Clark simply writes: “Too many to list.”

The remainder of the collection is essentially clippings from various Indianapolis newspapers noting speeches he is giving and then his retirement in 1973.

And finally, there is a warning about letting his class out too early from the Director with the President cc’d. But who can be blamed for stopping early an evening course intended to run to 9:45 PM!



About douglasdouma

I am a graduate of the University of Michigan (BSME), Wake Forest University (MBA), and Sangre de Cristo Seminary (Mdiv). I've learned far more from books than in school. I'm particularly in debt to Martin Luther, Ludwig von Mises, and Gordon H. Clark for any thoughts I have.
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