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Clark, Herald R. (Herald Ray), 1890-1966



  • Existence: 1890 - 1966

Biographical History

Herald R. Clark (1890-1966) was a business professor and college administrator in Utah.

Herald Ray Clark was born on October 18, 1890 in Farmington, Utah to Amasa Lyman Clark and Alice Charlotte Steed. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served as a missionary in the Northern States Mission from 1910 to 1913. He later married Mabel Hone in 1915 in the Salt Lake Temple.

Clark joined the commerce faculty of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah in 1913. He later served as dean of the College of Commerce (later College of Business) from 1934 to 1951. During this time he was also involved in the university's Lyceum program, assisted in art acquisitions, as well as acting as bookstore manager from 1915 to 1952. He also remained active in the Church, serving as bishop in the Sixth Ward and as a member of the Utah Stake presidency.

Clark died in Provo, Utah on May 24, 1966.

Escape to reality, 2000: page 21 (Herald R. Clark (1890-1966); dean of the College of Commerce (later the College of Business) at Brigham Young University from 1934-1951)

FamilySearch, via WWW, January 18, 2011: (Herald Ray Clark; born October 18, 1890 in Farmington, Utah to Amasa Lyman Clark and Alice Charlotte Steed; died May 24, 1966 in Provo, Utah)

Funeral services for Herald R. Clark, 1966: p. 3 (joined faculty at Brigham Young University, 1913; manager of university bookstore, 1915-1952; served in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: bishop in Sixth Ward, member of Utah Stake presidency) p. 9 (led the Lyceum program; involved in art acquisition for university)

Early missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, via WWW, Aug. 19, 2016 (Herald Ray Clark; served as missionary to Northern States, 1910-1913)

Familysearch, via WWW, Aug. 19, 2016 (m. June 9, 1915 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Mabel Hone)

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Herald R. Clark periodical and programs, 1938-1958

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 145 Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains three bound volumes of Musical America, a performing group trade publication used by Herald R. Clark in booking musical groups to visit Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Included are annotations by Clark on various groups including indications of whether a group visited campus. Also included are pamphlets of various musical programs which were inserted into the volumes, some have been caught in the bindings. Materials dated 1938-1952.

Dates: 1938-1958

Oral history interview with Kiefer B. Sauls

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 41
Scope and Contents

Interview by Mark K. Allen with Kiefer Sauls, Brigham Young University treasurer, purchasing agent and secretary to three presidents. Topics cover his association with BYU in those capacities over a 51 year period, childhood reminiscences and family data. Includes sound recording and transcript. Also includes related transcription materials and 16 page transcript of an incomplete interview with Sauls by Celestia Taylor, October 10, 1978.

Dates: 1979

Polysophical Society records

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231035962]
Identifier: UA 226
Scope and Contents

Contains meeting minutes, programs, membership records, and party invitations. Also includes a brief history and correspondence from Herald R. Clark to Ernest L. Wilkinson concerning Polysophical Society as forerunner of lyceum course.

Dates: 1880-1895