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Andrew Clark Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-357

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 13 photographs from Andrew Clark’s research abroad in Africa, specifically Ghana, Senegal, and Guinea. Photos are of him with locals as well as the landscape and architecture in the three countries. Also included in this collection are original, color illustrated art pieces of two different castles in Ghana and a CD of traditional Senegalese music.


  • Creation: 2001 June 14-30, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright 2019 University of North Carolina at Wilmington, all rights reserved (subject to exceptions). Certain items in this collections were conveyed to UNCW without the accompanying copyright.Where the donor did not convey copyright to UNCW, copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical Note

Andrew Clark was born in 1955 in Camden, New Jersey. He graduated from Columbia University in 1976 and received his Master's degree from Ohio University. He received his PhD in African History from Michigan State University. Clark served in the Peace Corps in West Africa for several years. He taught History at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington for 21 years before passing away on January 2, 2011 at 56 years old. Clark was a highly regarded Africana Studies professor with an extensive knowledge of West Africa from his education and travel abroad.


2 Containers (Contains 1 document box and 1 map case folder)

Language of Materials

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This collection is arranged at the item level.

Acquisition Information

Method and date of acquistion unknown.

Related Materials

Museum of World Cultures accession 2011.01 contains 55 artifacts donated to the University by the family of Andrew Clark.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Addison Vestal in the Fall of 2019.

Andrew Clark Collection
Addison Vestal
2019 October 21
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Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository