Bruce Budge Clark autobiography

Bruce Budge Clark autobiography

Dates: 1995

Autobiography details memories of his childhood in Georgetown, Idaho; attendance at the University of Utah, 1935-1943 and 1948-1950; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to the Northwestern States, 1939-1941; service in the U.S. Army, 1943-1946; attendance at BYU, 1946-1947; marriage; experiences while teaching at BYU; significant information on the English dept at BYU; retirement; and travels. Includes copies of correspondence and evaluations from his students. Also includes a volume of selected essays and other writings written by Bruce Clark.

  • Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Clark, Bruce Budge, 1918
  • Call Number: MSS 2110
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Autobiography 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 2110; Autobiography; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2110, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Bruce Budge Clark; 1999.
Subject Terms
Clark, Bruce Budge, 1918-; Diaries; Georgetown (Idaho); Material Types; Mormon Church--Missions--Middle West--History; Mormons--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Essays; Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Clark (Bruce Budge) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-04T13:29-0600
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Biographical History

Clark attended Brigham Young University, 1946-1947 and served in the following positions at Brigham Young University: English Professor, 1950-1992; English Department Chair, 1960-1965; and Dean of the College of Humanities, 1965-1981.

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