[Photograph of Dr. O. P. Clark Seated with Book]

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Photograph of Dr. O. P. Clark seated with a book in his hand.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 8 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1970..1985].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other and was provided by McMurry University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of Dr. O. P. Clark seated with a book in his hand.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 8 in.

Notes

Clark was appointed as acting president of McMurry College in 1934 after the death of the college's first president, Dr. James Winford Hunt. Clark was a Methodist pastor serving the St. Paul Methodist Church in Abilene, and was already serving on McMurry's Board of Trustees. He agreed to serve as college president without compensation until a permanent president could be found. He served as president for two and one-half months until the Board hired Dr. Clustor Q. Smith to replace him.

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Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

McMurry Photograph Collection

These photos depict the people, organizations, activities, and campus buildings, spanning the college's history from its opening day to the present

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  • [1970..1985]

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  • 1970 - 1985

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 23, 2015, 7:26 p.m.

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[Photograph of Dr. O. P. Clark Seated with Book], photograph, [1970..1985]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth573908/: accessed July 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McMurry University Library.