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Clarke, Rissa M. (Rissa Merkley), 1909-1986



  • Existence: 1909 - 1986

Biographical History

Rissa M. Clarke (1909-1986) was a public school teacher in Utah. She attended Brigham Young University.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

The life story of Jehzeel Gibb Merkley

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308683]
Identifier: MSS SC 1081
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten biography of Jehzeel Gibb Merkley. Jehzeel married Alva Marion Merkley in 1900. They had nine children. The family was active in the Mormon Church and lived in Magrath, Alberta. Also included are photocopies of photographs of family members and genealogies of the Merkley family.

Dates: approximately 1975

Oral history interview with Rissa M. Clarke

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233271508]
Identifier: UA OH 98
Scope and Contents

Transcript of interview by Merrilee Browne with Rissa M. Clarke, discussing her education, family, and career.

Dates: 1978

Personal histories

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3024
Scope and Contents Autobiography for Alva John Clarke details memories of his childhood in Alberta, Canada; attendance at Calgary Normal School, 1927-1928; teaching school in Canada; marriage; attendance at the University of Alberta, 1930-1936, and Brigham Young University, 1937-1942; teaching at the Brigham Young laboratory school and Brigham Young University; travels to Iran as part of the U.S. Point Four program in Iran; and other travels. Autobiography of Rissa Merkley Clarke details memories of her...
Dates: 1977