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Clarence Ward papers, 1943-1949

Ward, Clarence, 1884-

Museum director, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 132 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: 115 letters to and from Ward, and 17 photographs and sketches of church interiors. The correspondence is with church ministers concerning the remodeling and building of churches in the Ohio cities of Radnor, Cuyahoga Falls, Sylvania, North Fairfield, Everett, Chardon, Tallmade, Peninsula, Chagrin Falls, West Richfield, Covington, and Applecreek, and in Benzonia, Mich.

Biographical/Historical Note

Architectural historian; Oberlin, Ohio. Ward was a museum director and professor at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.


Lent 1973 by Ward's son, F. Champion Ward.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 955 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Clarence Ward papers, 1943-1949. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.