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Governor James Clark Records, 1836-1839

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Tim Tingle


Governor James Clark Records




Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives Frankfort, KY 40601-0537 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

Governor James Clark Records, 1836-1839, Ky-Ar1172, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.


4.0 cubic ft.


Governor James Clark served in office from 1836-1839 as a Whig Party affiliate. Originally from Virginia, Governor Clark resided in Clark County, KY. His occupation was a Lawyer and Judge. As a judge, James Clark is noted for rendering a decision which initiated the Old Court/New Court controversy. The first common schools were created during Clark's administration. Governor James Clark died in office.

User Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.

Collection Inventory

1172 Executive Journals
Executive Journal (Indexed), 1836-1838
[volume: 1]
Executive Journal (Indexed), 1838-1839
[volume: 2]
Executive Journal Blotter, 1838-1839
[volume: 3]

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