By E. Aparicio and Ashley Rankin
|Title:||Clark Family Photography Collection, 1939-2010|
|Primary Creator:||Clark, Joseph “Joe” Benjamin (1904-1989)|
|Other Creators:||Clark, Wade Junebug.|
Materials arrange into 6 series: Series 1: Joe Clark, HBSS: contains negatives and prints of images taken by Joe Clark, publications that feature his work, scrapbooks, correspondence, and writings. Series 2: Junebug Clark, JBC contains negatives, prints, and 35mm slides of images taken by Junebug Clark as well as publications and advertisements featuring his work. Series 3: Jack Daniel's Distillery contains negatives, prints, 35mm slides, and contact sheets of images taken by both Joe and Junebug Clark for magazine ad campaigns featuring the distillery, as well as correspondence, business paperwork, a scrapbook, artifacts, and publications featuring these advertisements. Series 4: Separated Materials contains negatives, prints, 35mm slides, publications, and papers separated from their original location during processing due to size and fragility. Series 5: Media contains optical media and moving images. Series 6: Exhibition Prints contains prints from the Mayborn Conference Exhibition Collection held at the University of North Texas.
The majority of negatives in the Clark Photography Collection are arranged by job number documented in the Clark Family logbook. A database of these job numbers and their content has been created but is not publically available; contact Special Collections staff for research assistance with this collection.
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsConsisting of over a million photographic images, the collection contains still photographic prints and negatives in a variety of formats documenting Joe and Junebug’s photographic work, images shot for various ad campaigns over more than four decades, as well as correspondence and personal writings. The collection also contains business records and exhibit prints from the family’s photographic studio, and scrapbooks and clippings documenting the family’s photographic legacy.
Collection Historical Note
Physical Access Note:
This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Portions of this collection have been digitized are available in the UNT Digital Library. A link to the digitized collection can be found at the top of this page beside the collection name.
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|Repository:||University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Preferred Citation:||Clark Family Photography Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Finding Aid Revision History:||This finding aid was revised in October 2017 by C. Jacobs to clarify the collection content and standardize dates.|