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Guide to the Acting Governor Alonzo M. Clark records, 1931-1933

Identifier: RG0001.26

Scope and Content

Correspondence and record series covering financial records, and the requisition and extradition of fugitives. Some general topics include the North Platte River Compact, the Canyon Act and the appointment of state health officers.


  • 1929-1945
  • Majority of material found within 1931-1933


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Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

History of

Alonzo M. Clark, was born in Flint, Steuben County, Indiana on August 13, 1868. His family moved Nebraska where he was raised and educated. Clark graduated from the Peru State Normal school in 1909 and taught school for several years. He soon moved to Wyoming and taught school in Glenrock, Lusk, and Gillette. Clark served as county clerk and clerk of the district court in Campbell County and joined the Republican Party while in office. Clark was elected to the office Secretary of State in November of 1926 and served two terms. Clark took office as acting Governor to complete the first half of the late Governor Emerson's term. He served from February 18, 1931 until January 2, 1933. Alonzo M. Clark died October 12, 1952.


.5 cubic feet


Records of Frank Lucas' term as Governor of Wyoming feature the usual topics associated with the office. Notable issues include the North Platte River Compact, the Canyon Act, and the appointment of state health officers.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is divided into four subgroups including: Administrative Records, Appointments, Proclamations, and Requisitions and Extraditions

Acquisition Information

MA 346, transferred to Wyoming State Archives on April 6, 1957

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by at the date of processing.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Mary Ann Muniz

Guide to the Acting Governor Alonzo M. Clark records, 1931-1933
Edited Full Draft
Processed by Mary Ann Muniz
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Finding aid is in English

Repository Details

Part of the Wyoming State Archives, Wyoming Cultural Resources Division, Wyoming Department of State Parks & Cultural Resources Repository

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