Arts: Clark Contribution

When the bequest of the late Senator William A. Clark of Montana was refused by the Metropolitan Museum because the provisions of the Senator's will "would preclude the inclusion of these objects with other like exhibits" (TIME, Aug. 10), it seemed likely that the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, substitute legatee, would reject it too for lack of room. Last week President Charles C. Glover of the Corcoran Gallery announced that certain parties had contributed $700,000 for the building of a wing to house the collection. The certain parties were the late Senator's...

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