Between October 1912 and August, 1913, Clancy circumnavigated the globe on a 1912 Henderson motorcycle. During the trip he rode in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America. Afterward he became a silent film director in Hollywood. He later moved to Virginia and made documentary films for the U.S. Department of Forestry.
Letters written to and by Clancy, photographs of him, and articles about his feat.
Carl Stearns Clancy Papers, 1910-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History