Thomas D. Clark
Clark is Kentucky history. He is a remarkable man
whose knowledge and kindness have been felt by so
many. He means so much to this university and to me
UK First Lady
9, 2003 (Lexington, Ky.) --
Hundreds of people were in attendance as the University
of Kentucky community celebrated the 100th birthday
of noted historian Dr. Thomas D. Clark today at the
T. Young Library.
event was hosted by President and Mrs. Lee T. Todd
Jr., the Office
of the Provost, the Department
of History, the UK
Libraries, and the University
Press of Kentucky.
UK First Lady Patsy Todd, who was a student in the
last class Clark taught at the university, said Clark
was a man whose reputation preceded him.
Clark is Kentucky history,” said Todd. “He
is a remarkable man whose knowledge and kindness have
been felt by so many. He means so much to this university
and to me personally.”
Press unveiled a special book at the celebration,
“Thomas D. Clark of Kentucky: An Uncommon Life
in the Commonwealth.” The book is $25 in hardback
and $100 in a limited, signed leather-bound edition.
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