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Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Thomas D. Clark

1903-2005

 
 
Thomas D. Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton
1. Thomas D. Clark Marker
Inscription.  A University of Mississippi graduate, Dr. Clark received his M.A. degree from UK and a Ph.D. from Duke. A historian at UK from 1931 to 1968, he chaired the history department for 23 years. Dr. Clark helped establish both the UK Libraries’ Special Collections and the University Press of Kentucky.
Class of 2006
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The author and editor of over thirty books, Dr. Clark had an influence that extended well beyond the UK campus. A former president of the Organization of American Historians, he was instrumental in the development of the state library and archives and the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort, which now bears his name.
Class of 2006

 
Erected 2006 by University of Kentucky, Kentucky Historical Society. (Marker Number 2232.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 2.34′ N, 84° 30.27′ W. Marker is in Lexington
Marker along the sidewalk between the Main Building and the Patterson Office Tower. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. Marker along the sidewalk between the Main Building and the Patterson Office Tower.
, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from Patterson Drive south of Administration Drive. Located on the Campus of the University of Kentucky. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Patterson Drive, Lexington KY 40506, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barker Hall and Buell Armory (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Gillis Building 1889 (within shouting distance of this marker); What's in a Name? (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Margaret Isadora King / Margaret I. King Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Adolph F. Rupp (1901-77) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maxwell Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
More about this marker. This marker was entirely funded by student donations as part of the University of Kentucky (UK) Student Development Council (SDC). Each year, by tradition, each graduating class of UK shares a piece of UK and Kentucky history through this marker program. The SDC has raised more than $110,000 for the marker program and student scholarships as part of the Live Blue Legacy Program.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kentucky Historical Society on Thomas D. Clark. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Thomas D. Clark. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducationNotable Persons
 
Thomas D. Clark Marker with the Main Building in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
3. Thomas D. Clark Marker with the Main Building in background.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 91 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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