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Charles Upson Clark

Charles Upson Clark (1875–1960) was a professor of history at Columbia University. He discovered the Barberini Codex, the earliest Aztec writings on herbal medicines extant.


  • Biography 1
  • Works 2
  • References 3
  • Further reading 4


Charles Upson Clark was born in 1875 to Edward Perkins Clark and Catharine Pickens Upson.[1] Throughout his life he was the author of many books on a variety of subjects. Among them was the history of West Indies by Antonio Vázquez de Espinosa translated into English,[2] and the modern history of Romania.[3]

He also collaborated with the American School of Classical Studies in Rome, where he held a directory of Classical Studies and Archaeology since 1910. He died in 1960.



  1. ^ "Kate Upson Clark, Author, Dies At 83; Mother of Three Well Known Men Also Was Civic Leadert Editor and Lecturer,".  
  2. ^ "El Consejo Real ..."
  3. ^ "The Birth of the Romanian State"

Further reading

  • Steven Foster, The Badianus Manuscript: The First Herbal from the Americas, 1992
  • Azcatitlan Codex
  • Bio info
  • El Consejo Real y Supremo de las Indias: Su historia, organizacion, y labor administrativo hasta la terminacion de la Casa de Austria
  • The Birth of the Romanian State
  • Society of Fellows, American Academy in Rome

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