Thomas D. Clark of Kentucky

Thomas D. Clark of Kentucky

Author: John E. Kleber

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 9780813189581

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

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Special numbered leatherbound edition, signed by Dr. Clark! By the flip of a coin, Thomas Dionysius Clark became intertwined in the vast history of Kentucky. In 1928, Clark received scholarships to both the University of Cincinnati and to the University of Kentucky. Kentucky won the coin toss and the claim to one of the South's eminent historians. In 1990, when the Kentucky General Assembly honored Clark by declaring him Kentucky's Historian Laureate for life, Governor Brereton Jones described Clark as "Kentucky's greatest treasure." Historian, advocate, educator, preservationist, publisher, writer, mentor, friend, Kentuckian—Dr. Clark has filled all these roles and more. Thomas D. Clark of Kentucky is a celebration of his life and careerby just a few of those who have felt his influence and shared his enthusiasm for his adopted home state of Kentucky.
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Thomas D. Clark of Kentucky
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: John E. Kleber
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-14 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

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Language: en
Pages: 476
Authors: John E. Kleber
Categories: Authors
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

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