William Andrews Clark Jr. his cultural legacy : papers read at a Clark Library Seminar, 7 November 1981 by William E. Conway

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Published by William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles .

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Statementby William E. Conway, Robert Stevenson.
ContributionsStevenson, Robert Murrell.
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