Kenneth Clark's manuscripts

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 8812/2/2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      24 boxes

Scope and Content

This section contains Clark's texts for books, articles and broadcasts for radio and television. Clark often revised texts as lectures, books, broadcasts or all three, therefore different versions of texts appear together in this section. It also includes lists of some of his writings in a index volume (TGA 8812/2/2/1165).


The manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by subject, title or location. Two main sequences and other loose writings have been merged to form this sub-series. In many cases a lecture or piece of writing may have appeared in two or more places, for example, lectures on individual artists that are part of a series of lectures on a theme, may appear under both the individual and the theme. Alternatively, a book review might appear under the author, the subject or in the 'Reviews' section. In places, to avoid duplication, these manuscripts have all been moved to one location and cross referenced. Although this leaves some inconsistencies, it retains the original order where possible.

Other Finding Aids

Paper list of individual manuscripts available.