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Stark, Helen Candland, 1901-1994

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1901 - 1994

Biographical History

Helen Candland Stark (1901-1994) was a poet and essayist.

Helen Candland Stark was born September 18, 1901. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts, and later a master's in English. On March 28, 1936, she married Henry Stark. While she and her husband lived in Delaware, they were instrumental in helping a branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints become established there. During the later years of her life, Stark became a poet and essayist. She also was one of the founders of the Alice Louise Reynolds Club. Stark died May 25, 1994.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Candland Stark diaries and letters, 1918-1988

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6284 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

The series contains diaries, personal books, and letters from Helen Candland Stark.

Dates: Other: 1918-1988

Helen Candland Stark oral history, 1975-1990

 Series — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 6284 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

The series contains materials pertaining to the oral history of Helen Candland Stark.

Dates: Other: 1975-1990

Helen Candland Stark personal papers and correspondence, 1958-1970

 Series — Carton: 4
Identifier: MSS 6284 Series 3
Scope and Contents note

The series contains the personal papers and correspondence from Helen Candland Stark. Materials include papers about Salem Pond.

Dates: Other: 1958-1970

Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection on Helen Candland Stark, 1958-1995

 Series — Carton: 3
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs, correspondence, manuscripts, published works, a personal report, poetry, and ephemera created or collected by Helen Candland Stark, as well as ephemera from her memorial service. It also contains her mother's patriarchal blessing and papers regarding the Alice Louise Reynolds endowment fund. Materials date from between 1958 and 1995.

Dates: 1958-1995

Oral history interview with Anna Elizabeth Stark

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6818
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Anna Elizabeth Stark, conducted by Helen Candland Stark on January 11, 1982. Anna discusses her early childhood in Leland, Utah and parents, her Danish ancestry, her teaching career at Weber State, Duchesne, Beaver and her retirement. The collection includes a rough draft, original transcript, a newspaper clipping about Anna and a bound copy of the interview.

Dates: 1982

Oral history interview with Nell C. Partridge

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 108
Scope and Contents

Interview by Helen Stark with Nell Partridge, discussing her early life in Farmington, Utah; her education, career, travels, marriage and children. Includes transcript and sound recording.

Dates: 1981

Oral history interview with Violet J. Brown

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 74
Scope and Contents

Interview by Helen Stark with Violet Brown, educator, discussing her early life in Alpine, Santaquin, and Provo, Utah. Also discusses her education, travels, and marriage.

Dates: 1981

Oral history interview with William J. Snow

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 42
Scope and Contents

Interview by Helen Stark with William J. Snow, Jr. of his reminiscences of his pioneer grandfather, and his father's and his education at Berkeley and Brigham Young University. Includes transcript and sound recording.

Dates: 1979

The Salem pond

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1057
Scope and Contents

Typewritten term paper for Botony 460 "Conservation of Natural Resources." The item describes a pond in Salem, Utah. The item was coauthored by Helen Stark.

Dates: 1969

Anna E. Stark oral history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2296
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcript of an interview conducted by Helen Candland Stark in 1981. Anna tells about her life in Leland, Utah, her family, and her Danish ancestry.

Dates: 1981

Additional filters:

Type
Collection 10
Archival Record 4
 
Subject
Oral histories 9
Home and Family 6
Letters 6
Social Life and Customs 6
Colleges and Universities 4