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Title: David S. Clark letter to William Walton
Author: Clark, David Sanders
Date: 02/07/1970

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Bibliographic Metadata

Author: Clark, David Sanders
Title: David S. Clark letter to William Walton
Date: 02/07/1970
Archive: Special Collections, Gelman Library, George Washington University
Collection name: Committee of 100 on the Federal City, records (Part I)
Document location: Box 20, Folder 8 "PADC: Old Post Office Project 1970-1982"
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Descriptive Metadata

Editorial notes: David Sanders Clark was Chairman of the Committee of 100 on the Federal City in 1971-72.
Description: Letter by David S. Clark to William Walton, Chairman of the Commission of Fine Arts, voicing strong opposition to proposal to destroy the Old Post Office Tower. This letter, written in 1970, demonstrates one viewpoint in a debate that lasted for more than a decade. The letter also makes derogatory reference to the plans for the new F.B.I. Headquarters building on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Subjects: Clark, David Sanders;; Walton, William;; Commission of Fine Arts;; Old Post Office Tower;; Hoover, J. Edgar

Technical Metadata

Date scanned: 03/06/2006
Person scanning: Christopher Brantley
Date converted: 03/06/2006
Person converting: Christopher Brantley
Scanner used: Fujitsu fi-4220C
OCR program: PixEdit 7 Rev. 7.3.6
Technical notes: This was a carbon copy, and therefore not on committee letterhead.