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Personal papers of J. Bunker Clark

Call Number: PP 228


Clark taught Music History and Literature at the University of Kansas from 1965-1993. This collection contains correspondence, subject files, publications, research materials, grant information, materials on the Music department, and sheet music.


  • Creation: 1965 - 1993


Conditions Governing Access

These materials are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area.

All researchers interested in reviewing this material must consult Spencer Research Library Public Services staff (785-864-4334 or, 9-5 M-F CST) no less than three days in advance of a planned visit. Be advised that drop-in requests for this material cannot be accommodated.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of J. Bunker Clark

Clark received his B.M. from Michigan in 1954. He also received a Fulbright Scholarship to study at Cambridge in 1962-1963. He joined the faculty of KU in 1965, reaching full Professor status in 1975. He retired in 1993.


9.75 Linear Feet (13 boxes + 1 oversize box)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 228

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts, Marilyn Clark, 2004; George Gibbs, 2011.

Related Materials

Consult library staff regarding the availability of related photographs, biographical files, and scrapbooks.

Guide to the J. Bunker Clark Collection
Personal papers of J. Bunker Clark
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by skt, 2010; revised by cc, 2011; mwh, 2021.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Personal papers of J. Bunker Clark, University Archives, PP 228, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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