Tony Clark Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection includes writings and published works of Tony Clark including articles, notes, poems, short stories and plays. Also included are school papers, exams, news clipping, photographs, illustrations, publicity, and videotapes.
- Creation: 1953-2009
- Clark, Tony (Person)
Conditions Governing Use
The papers are open for research.
Biographical / Historical
Tony Clark was born in Jacksboro, Texas to Champ and Elizabeth Clark. He graduated Jacksboro High School in 1955, married Linda Clark in 1958, and graduated TCU in 1965 with a BA in Journalism and English. He received his Master’s in English from TCU in 1971. He worked at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram as a sportswriter and later as a copy editor. He moved to Paris, Texas in 1971 and worked for the Paris Junior College for 19 years. He received his doctorate in 1984 from East Texas State University. In 1990, he and wife moved to Scottsdale, Arizona where he taught at Scottsdale College until his retirement in 1998. He and his wife then moved to Georgetown, Texas to be near his son and grandchildren.. Most of his life he wrote stories, articles, essays, poems and plays. He was a member of the Texas Folklore Society. In 1999, his play “Bat Masterson’s Creede” was staged by a theatre company in Creede, Colorado. He died in 2005 in Georgetown, Texas.
10 Linear feet
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged in three series. Series I. Course Material and Student Writing, Series II. Writings, and Series III. Subject Files.
Wright Storage: 15E1-15E4
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated by Linda Major Clark, Todd Clark, and Karen Clark Ristine.
- Guide to the Tony Clark Papers
- Lisa Pena
- February 9, 2016
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