Homer Pierce Clark and family papers, 1680-1977 (bulk 1856-1970)

Clark, Homer P. (Homer Pierce), 1868-1970


18.0 cu. ft. (18 boxes).
Personal and business correspondence, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, citations and awards, diaries and miscellaneous volumes, and deeds and legal papers relating to West Publishing Company president and chairman and St. Paul business leader Homer Pierce Clark.
There is information about organizations with which Clark was involved, including West Publishing Company (president, 1921-1932); chairman (1932-1950); Waldorf Paper Products Co. (director); the James Jerome Hill Reference Library (trustee); the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (director); the St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company (director); and the Minnesota Historical Society (executive council). There are photocopies of letters written by William Henry Harrison, John Quincy Adams, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and J.H. Payne; minutes of the Minnesota State Veterans Service Building Commission (Clark served on the commission from 1947 to 1966); and financial statements and reports of three Hoerner Waldorf-related companies. Correspondents include business associates, family members, banks and insurance companies, and a variety of other individuals.
Related materials: See also Minnesota. State Veterans Service Building Commission: various series in the Minnesota State Archives.
Related materials: Papers of Charles H. Clark, Charles E. Mayo, and George Turner, and records of West Publishing Company are also in the Minnesota Historical Society manuscript collections.
Related materials: The Hoerner Waldorf Corporation records are also in the Minnesota Historical Society manuscript collections.
An inventory that provides additional information about this collection is available in the repository; filed in ALPHA notebooks under the heading: Clark, Homer P..

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