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Chester Clark papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.262

Scope and Contents

The Chester Clark papers consist of htree of Clark's letters to Joseph Price. In the letters Clark describes his graduation from high school, the farm he lived on, his garden and fair prizes, and hist first week as a freshman at Michigan Agricultural College. Also included is a newspaper clipping from "The Boys World" advertising Clark's interest in a pen pal, and a photograph of Chester Clark taken May 1, 1936.


  • Creation: 1936


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Chester Clark graduated from high school in Howell, Michigan in 1935 and entered MAC on a scholarship and majored in agriculture. He earned the scholarship by being the 4-H Garden Champion in Michigan in 1935. He attended MSU from 1936-1938 and 1939-1940 but did not graduate. His freshman year, Clark corresponded with a pen pal, Joseph Price, a coal miner in Gallitzin, Pennsylvania.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Custodial History

A gift of Anthony J. Kowalski.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Chester Clark Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
T. Koenigsknecht
January 2011
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US