Nebraska Authors

Robert Donald Clark

Born 1910-03-30 Hayes County, NE (USA)

Died 2005-06-28
Eugene, OR (USA)

Eugene, OR (USA)
Masonic Cemetery

Former President of the University of Oregon and Civil Rights champion, Clark was born in Nebraska and wrote about his family's pioneer life in Hayes County.

Places Lived

Hayes County, NE
Harrison, NE
Pasadena, CA
Stockton, CA
San Jose, CA
Eugene, OR

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Biography


Pioneers; Hayes County; Nebraska History


Professor of Speech
Chair, Speech Department, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Dean, College of Liberal Arts, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
President, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Places Worked

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR


The Medical Training of Matthew Simpson, 1830-1833. 1952.
The Life of Matthew Simpson. 1956.
Academic Achievement--First and Foremost, and Other Talks to Students. 1966.
Ralph Huestis : Teacher, Naturalist, Scholar, Administrator, University of Oregon. 1982.
The Odyssey of Thomas Condon. 1988.
The Northwest Woman ; and, An Evening with Thomas Condon. 1982.
Rain Follows the Plow. 1996.

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