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Edward Clark papers, Bulk, 1900-1916

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Finding aid prepared by Desiree' H. Perry


Edward Clark papers


Bulk, 1900-1916


University of Kentucky Special Collections


The collection is arranged by format.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

70M28: [identification of item], Edward Clark papers, 1888-1934, bulk 1900-1916, University of Kentucky Special Collections.


0.68 Cubic feet

2 boxes


Edward Clark was a resident of Lexington, Kentucky, from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century.

Scope and Content

The Edward Clark papers include two diaries, one scrapbook, two family ledgers, and one folder of family papers and newspaper clippings. One diary is a line-a-day diary from 1900 to 1929; there are only sporadic entries. The second diary is Clark's private diary during his attendance at Wesleyan Academy from 1891 to 1892. The scrapbook is dated around 1900 and contains newspaper clippings of birth announcements, etc... Both family ledgers are dated 1900 to 1934 and include information such as family trips, lists of births, marriages, deaths, and other significant dates; they also include a copy of Joseph Clark's will (Edward Clark's father) and some extracts from Joseph Clark's journal. The folder of loose papers is a mixture of concert programs, newspaper clippings, report cards, one restaurant receipt, and one school essay.


  • Clippings (Newspapers, books, etc.)
  • Scrapbooks--United States.
  • Estes, Betsy, Dr.
  • Diaries--United States--Kentucky.
  • Family archives.
  • Private schools.
  • Wills.

User Restrictions

The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Collection Inventory

Line-a-Day diary, 1900-1929, 1931
[Box: 1, Folder: 1]
Wesleyan Academy diary, 1891-1892
[Box: 2, Folder: 1]
Clark family records, 1890-1934
[Box: 2, Folder: 2-3]
Scrapbook, circa 1900
[Box: 2, Folder: 4]
Edward Clark papers, 1888-1894, undated
[Box: 2, Folder: 5]