George A. Clark notes on Utah coal

George A. Clark notes on Utah coal

Dates: 1911

Materials include the 1911 report on coal mines in Utah, as gathered by Clark.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Clark, George A., (George Ashville), 1866-1949
  • Call Number: MSS 8278
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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 George A. Clark notes on Utah coal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Located in Box 596.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8278; George A. Clark notes on Utah coal; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8278, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased; October 2013.
Subject Terms
Coal--Utah--History--Sources; Environmental Conditions; Material Types; Mines and Mineral Resources
Genre / Form
Histories; Local histories--Utah--Duncans Retreat
Processing Information
Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.
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 (George A.) notes on Utah coal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor; and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-09T12:31-0700
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Biographical History

George A. Clark (1866-1949) was a lawyer in Connecticut and the West.

George Ashville Clark was born on March 27, 1866 in Meriden, Connecticut to Edwin B. Clark and Cornelia Maria Pratt. The attended high school in Meriden, and then studied law at Yale University. He graduated with a bachelor's of law in 1887 and began practicing in his home town of Meriden. In 1894 he took the position of general counsel for the Parrot Mining Company in Butte, Montana, staying with the firm until 1900. He remained in Butte until 1902, then working in Seattle, Washington (1902-1904) and Tonopah, Nevada (1904-1906) before returning to Meridan, Connecticut. He remained in Meridan working in private practice until his death on February 17, 1949.

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