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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3893.AM:  Robert Louis Clark, 1914-1988



Papers:  1970-1975

Sidney, Cheyenne County, Neb.:  State Senator, District 47; Pharmacist

Size:  2.0 cu.ft.



BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE



Robert L. Clark was born in Clarinda, Iowa, on July 6, 1914, the son of Talton E. and Beatrice (Collette) Clark. He graduated from Shenandoah, Iowa High School, and then attended Creighton University’s College of Pharmacy, 1932-1933. Clark received his Ph.D. from Denver College in 1935. The following year he married Lois Hardy. They had two children.



Clark made his living as a pharmacist in Sidney, Cheyenne County, Nebraska. From 1960-1964, he served on the city council. He was also a member of the Sidney Chamber of Commerce. Clark was elected to the Nebraska Unicameral in November 1968; he was re-elected in 1972 and 1976, representing District 47.



Robert Louis Clark died at Sidney, Nebraska, on December 1, 1988.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of two boxes of manuscript material arranged in four series: 1) Legislative Bills, 1971-1975; 2) Subject Files, 1970-1972; 3) Correspondence, 1971-1972; and 4) Miscellany, 1973-1975.



This collection relates to the legislative career of Robert L. Clark, State Senator from Nebraska’s 47th District. Series 1 contains information about Legislative Bills, 1971-1975. These are arranged in numerical order and consist of memos, reports, and letters dealing with each bill. In many cases, copies of the bills with attached notes are also included. Series 2 is an alphabetically-arranged subject file, 1970-1972. Legislative concerns and other political issues are used as subject headings.



The correspondence, 1971-1972, of Series 3 also deals with legislative issues. Letters are filed alphabetically by the last name of the correspondent. Invitations and personal correspondence have separate folders. The miscellany of Series 4 consists of various directories of the Nebraska Legislature.



DESCRIPTION



Series 1 – Legislative Bills, 1971-1975



Box 1

Folder




  1. Amendment 10, Phase-Out of Personal Property Tax

  2. LB 55, Engineers and architects

  3. LB 56, Crimes and Punishments

  4. LB 57, Flood and Storm Water Control

  5. LB 58, Aging

  6. LB 60, Committee on Banking, Commerce, and Insurance

  7. LB 74, Commodity Check-Off

  8. LB 82, Cable TV

  9. LB 114, Egg Bill

  10. LB 163, State Vocational Schools

  11. LB 321, Committee on Agriculture and Recreation

  12. LB 322, Committee on Agriculture and Recreation

  13. LB 323, Committee on Agriculture and Recreation

  14. LB 324, Committee on Public Health and Welfare

  15. LB 350, Pharmacies and Pharmacists

  16. LB 355, Oil and Gas Conservation

  17. LB 403, State Aid to Mentally Retarded

  18. LB 478, Committee on Labor

  19. LB 635, Schools

  20. LB 636, Taxation of Interest on Oil

  21. LB 640, Stepparent Support

  22. LB 675, Telecommunications Directions

  23. LB 758, Kansas-Nebraska

  24. LB 759, Community Colleges

  25. LB 892, Telecommunication

  26. LB 1221, Workmen’s Compensation

  27. LB 1357, Committee on Agriculture and Recreation

  28. Bill Titles and Index, 83rd Legislature, April 1974

  29. Subject Index to bills passed, 83rd Legislature, April 1974

  30. Interim Study Resolutions, 83rd Legislature, 1974

  31. Summary of Legislation, 83rd Legislature, 1974



Series 2 – Subject Files, 1970-1972



Box 1

Folder




  1. Budget Committee

  2. Council of State Governments

  3. “Curtis School”

  4. Drugs

  5. Educational Lands and Funds

  6. “Family Plan”

  7. Games and Parks

  8. Gas Commission

  9. Kansas-Nebraska Natural Gas Co.

  10. “Kuhns”

  11. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration

  12. Jack H. Lowe

  13. Miscellaneous bills

  14. Multistate Tax Commission

  15. Nebraska Public Library Commission

  16. Nebraska State Irrigation Association

  17. Orthopedic Hospital

  18. Personal Property Tax

  19. Public Employees Retirement Board

  20. Revenue

  21. Roads

  22. Schools

  23. Soil and Water

  24. Solid Waste Disposal

  25. Solid Waste Disposal

  26. Taxes

  27. Telecommunications

  28. Volunteer Fireman’s Association

  29. Welfare

  30. West Nebraska Vocational Technical School



Series 3 – Correspondence, 1971-1972



Box 2

Folder




  1. A

  2. B

  3. C

  4. D

  5. E

  6. F

  7. G

  8. H

  9. Invitations

  10. J

  11. K

  12. L

  13. M

  14. Mc

  15. N

  16. O

  17. P

  18. Personal

  19. R

  20. S

  21. T

  22. V

  23. W

  24. X-Y-Z



Series 4 – Miscellany, 1973-1975



Box 2

Volume




  1. Nebraska Legislative Ladies League, 1973-1974

  2. A Look at Your Unicameral, 1974

  3. Directory of Nebraska’s Legislature and Calendar, 1975



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Clark, Robert Louis, 1914-1988

Legislation — Nebraska

Legislative bodies — Nebraska

Nebraska. Legislature, 1970-1975



 



AIF                   12-12-1979

Revised TMM     08-02-2007