J. Bruce Clark oral history

J. Bruce Clark oral history

Dates: 2008

J. Bruce Clark recounts important events in his life including his service in the Korean War, his career as an accountant, his work as a school crossing guard, his time spent as a bishop for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and meeting his wife.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.16 linear feet)
  • Creator: Clark, J. Bruce. -- Westwood, P. Bradford, 1957
  • Call Number: MSS 6793
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 21st Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Oral history with J. Bruce Clark 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 6793; Oral history with J. Bruce Clark; 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6793, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Interview conducted by Brad Westwood on December 26, 2008. The recording was then transcribed by Special Collections.
Acquisition Information
Donated; J. Bruce Clark; 2008.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Bishops; Accountants--Utah--Provo; Education, Elementary--Utah--Provo; Home and Family; Korean War, 1950-1953; Material Types; Military; Oral Histories; Provo (Utah); School crossing guards--Utah--Provo; Social Life and Customs; Sound Recordings
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Processing Information
Processed; Whitney Parry; 2009.
Appraisal Information
This belongs in the 20th-21st Century Western and Mormon Americana because it gives a good representation of life in Utah during different time periods and the challenges life gives you even in Provo, Utah.
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Clark (J. Bruce) oral history
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Finding aid prepared by Whitney Parry, student assistant
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:40-0600
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Biographical History

J. Bruce Clark was born on September 13, 1931. He served in the Korean War. He married Dorothy around 1960. He worked as an accountant for Naylor Automotive for 47 years. Then he worked as a crossing guard at Grandview Elementary in Provo, Utah.

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Curator - 21st Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts