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Grace R. Clark papers

Call Number: RH MS P714


These papers of Grace R. Clark, an Arkansas City, Kansas piano teacher, church organist, and choir director, include clippings, photographs, and other mementos from her life and from the lives of her Clark family members.


  • Creation: 1930 - 1967


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biography of Grace R. Clark

Grace R. Clark was born September 9, 1878 at Leavenworth, Kansas to Arthur and Sarah (Russell) Clark. She had one sibling, her brother Russell McVeigh Clark, born in 1881. Grace Clark was organist and choir director at the Sacred Heart Church of Arkansas City, Kansas for nearly twenty-five years, and for many years prior taught large classes of piano pupils. She died January 1968 in Arkansas City.


2 folders

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Scope and Contents

These papers and photographs from the estate of Grace R. Clark date from 1930 to 1967. They consist of a small quantity of clippings and mementos as well as twenty candid photographs from her life and the lives of her Clark family members. Included is Grace Clark's handwritten obituary, which provides an autobiographical sketch of her life.

Physical Location

RH MS P714

Physical Location

RH MS-P 714

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1992

Guide to the Grace R. Clark Collection
Grace R. Clark papers
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2007; revised by cl, 2010; Finding aid encoded by mh, 2007
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Grace R. Clark Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P714, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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

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