Guide to the Tall Indians Club Records and Correspondence 1958-1981
Archives 274

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Tall Indians Club Records and Correspondence
ID
Archives 274
Date [inclusive]
1958-1981
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.5 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
The "Tall Indians of the Mighty Palouse" was a social group organized by and for public school music teachers in 1958 out of the WSU High School Summer Camp program. The collection consists primarily of papers concerned with membership, scholarships, and initiation ceremonies of the organization.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Tall Indians Club Records and Correspondence, 1958-1981 (UA 274)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

The "Tall Indians of the Mighty Palouse" was a social group organized by and for public school music teachers in 1958 out of the WSU High School Summer Camp program. The group quickly grew to include WSU music faculty, and in 1963 began awarding "Tall Indian Scholarships" to junior undergraduates. The group dissolved in 1980.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists primarily of papers concerned with membership, scholarships, and initiation ceremonies of the organization.

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Arrangement note

Papers are arranged by subject.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

These papers were given to MASC by Hiram Perez of the WSU Music program on November 8, 1988, and retained as UA88-39.

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by University Archivist Mark O'English in March, 2009.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Two folders of High School Summer Camp materials were separated from this collection and placed in WSU 263 (WSU Publications: High School Summer Camp).

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Idaho
  • Music
  • Music -- Instruction and study.
  • Music teachers -- Idaho.
  • Music teachers -- Washington (State)
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Folder

Regulations and Initiation Ritual undated 

1

Minutes of Pow-Wows 1959-1980 

2

Initiation Questions 1962-1980 

3

Membership Candidates and Invitations 1965-1981 

4

Membership Certificates and Insignia (includes membership card, rubber stamp, and 2 tie pins) undated 

5

Dues and Fines 1960-1975 

6

Scholarships 1972-1981 

7

Correspondence 1962-1981 

8

Membership Lists 1960-1972 

9

Register 1958-1980 

10

Music Department Graduates, 1918-1980 1980 

11

Organizational History undated 

12