Herald R. Clark papers

Herald R. Clark papers

Dates: 1921-1971

Collection contains correspondence and printed programs and periodicals collected by Herald R. Clark. The materials concern lecturers and concert artists appearing in the community concert series at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Materials date from between 1929 and 1971.

  • Extent: 12 boxes (6 linear ft.). -- 5 cartons (5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Clark, Herald R. (Herald Ray), 1890-1966
  • Call Number: MSS 145
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Arranged in 8 series: 1. Assembly speaker index, approximately 1960. 2. Papers on individual concert artists and lecturers, 1929-1965. 3. Correspondence with booking agencies, 1921-1964. 4. Correspondence and other material, 1930-1967. 5. Undated printed posters and placards, approximately 1940-1960. 6. Dated printed posters and placards, 1936-1971. 7. Correspondence with assembly speakers, 1958-1963. 8. Periodical and programs, 1938-1958.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Herald R. Clark papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 145; Herald R. Clark papers; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 145, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Herald R. Clark left the volumes to his son, Richard Hone Clark, at the time of his death in 1966. These were later inherited by Lane O. Clark, who donated them in 2017.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Lane O. Clark; September 22, 2017.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS145.xml
Subject Terms
Education; Colleges and Universities; Universities and colleges--Utah--Provo--History; Clark, Herald R. (Herald Ray), 1890-1966--Correspondence; Brigham Young University--History; Brigham Young University--Faculty--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Printed ephemera; Letters; Programs
Processing Information
Process; Whitney Dean; November 2017.
Appraisal Information
Administration (University Archives Collection Development Policy, V. b. v. 2. a, October 2015).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Clark (Herald R.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Garrett Schroath and Whitney Dean
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-03-28 15:56:56 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Herald R. Clark (1890-1966) was a business professor and college administrator in Utah.

Herald Ray Clark was born on October 18, 1890 in Farmington, Utah to Amasa Lyman Clark and Alice Charlotte Steed. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served as a missionary in the Northern States Mission from 1910 to 1913. He later married Mabel Hone in 1915 in the Salt Lake Temple.

Clark joined the commerce faculty of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah in 1913. He later served as dean of the College of Commerce (later College of Business) from 1934 to 1951. During this time he was also involved in the university's Lyceum program, assisted in art acquisitions, as well as acting as bookstore manager from 1915 to 1952. He also remained active in the Church, serving as bishop in the Sixth Ward and as a member of the Utah Stake presidency.

Herald R. Clark died in Provo, Utah on May 24, 1966.

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