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Hoover W. Clark doctoral dissertation and letters

Hoover W. Clark doctoral dissertation and letters

Dates: 1964-1966

Hoover W. Clark doctoral dissertation consists of Clark's dissertation "Flaubert and Religion," written in 1964, and letters concerning the dissertation, from 1964 to 1966. Clark wrote the dissertation while a student at Brigham Young University. Also included are five letters between Hoover W. Clark and the University of North Carolina Press concerning Clark's failed attempt to publish the dissertation.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hoover, Clark W. (Clark Winfield), 1929-2006
  • Call Number: MSS 6875
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Clark W. Hoover doctoral dissertation 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 6875; Hoover W. Clark doctoral dissertation; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6875, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Hoover W. Clark in 1986.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Hoover W. Clark; 1986.
Related Material
See also "Racine and Marivaux: a study of the love element in selected plays" (PN 29.02 .C5342 1958).
Subject Terms
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; French literature; Literature
Genre / Form
Dissertations, Academic
Processing Information
Processed; Mary Downs; 2009.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5. III "LDS scholarship and historiography."
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Clark (Hoover W.) doctoral dissertation
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Mary Downs, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T09:23-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Hoover Winfield Clark was born 10 December 1929 in Pleasant Grove, Utah. He graduated from Brigham Young High School in 1948. After serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Paris, France, Clark worked for U.S. Army Intelligence. He received both his bachelor's and master's degrees in French from Brigham Young University. He received his Ph.D. at Syracuse University in 1964. He died 30 September 2006.

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