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Interview with Thomas D. Clark, February 10, 1986

Part of University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Thomas D. Clark, February 10, 1986
Creator:
Richard C. Smoot; interviewer. Thomas D. Clark; interviewee.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1986
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Dr. Thomas D. Clark (Department of History Chairman 1941-1965). This interview gives a unique perspective on the formation of the Medical Center and the Medical School at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Clark’s prospective as a member of faculty outside of the medical school reveals a discord between the existing faculty and those brought in to help create the medical school and medical center. Topics discussed include the earliest efforts to start a medical school and center at the University of Kentucky, resistance to the creation of the medical school and center by members of the faculty, the objection by the University of Louisville of the creation of a medical school at the University of Kentucky, and how the University of Kentucky acquired land to serve as sites for the building of the medical center and the medical school.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
University of Kentucky. College of Medicine -- History, University of Kentucky. Medical Center -- History, Clark, Thomas Dionysius, 1903-2005 -- Interviews, Hospital buildings -- Design and construction, Rural health -- Kentucky, Kentucky. General Assembly, Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991, Kentucky. Governor (1959-1963 : Combs), Kentucky. Governor (1967-1971 : Nunn), University of Kentucky -- Presidents, Singletary, Otis A., Dickey, Frank Graves, Oswald, John W. (John Wieland), 1917-1995, Willard, William R., 1908-
Type:
sound
Source:
University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7n5t3fzd3c/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.