Ralph R. Pottle Collection

 

Box #1
Folder #1
1.    History of the Louisiana Music Education Association (copy)
2.    History of the L.M.E.A. (original) in manila folder - covering the years from 1934-1940
3.    State Department of Education of Louisiana, September 1937, Bulletin 351, Louisiana Program for the Improvement of Instruction
4.    History of Louisiana Music Education Association (copy) February 1945
5.    Letter from L.M.E.A., dated November 8, 1974
6.    Letter from L.M.E.A, dated September 8, 1983, concerning 1983 Hall of Fame
7.    Negatives of five (5) photos taken at churches on February 18, 1968
8.    Interclub Safety Committee pamphlet, “As a Pedestrian on the Sidewalk I am Courteous, as a Driver on the Street am I Courteous?” (15 copies)
9.    Mid-west National Band Clinic letter, dated November 7, 1967
10.    Hand-written note as follows: Ivans, Harry Leroy - “A History of the Instrumental Music Programs of the White Secondary Public Schools in East Baton Rouge Parish from 1935 - 1962.  Unpublished master’s thesis, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA, 1963
11.    Letter to Property Owners Association, dated June 12, 1984
12.    In camp with Harry Truman (Harry Truman and I)
13.    Letter to Dr. Lloyd V. Funchess, Superintendent, dated November 5, 1971
14.    Ralph R. Pottle’s LSU report card for the 1929 summer session (copy).

Folder #2
1.    Ralph R. Pottle’s Columbia University report card for summer session 1939-41
2.    Letter to Governor Edwards
3.    The Course of Events
4.    Transcript request from Columbia, September 13, 1941
5.    Transcript request from Columbia, August 29, 1941
6.    George Peabody College admission transcript - 2 Pages
7.    Letter from George Peabody College, dated January 12, 1941
8.    Letter from George Peabody College, dated January 10, 1942
9.    Columbia University transcript for summer 1941
10.    SLU transcript for January 25 and May 27 1941 and
11.    Columbia 1943 transcript showing hours accepted and Columbia 1943 Master of Arts Transcript.
12.    Columbia summer 1939 grades, Columbia summer 1940 grades, Columbia summer 1940 August grades, Columbia summer 1941 July grades, Columbia summer 1941 August grades together in a Columbia University Envelope.
13.    History of the L.M.E.A (copy) in brown folder, 52 pages.
14.    Letter to Dr. Francis Bulber, Editor August 10, 1979
15.    L.M.E.A. March 1938 meeting photo
16.    Letter to Dr. Samuel T. Burns, dated September 23, 1969

Folder #3
1.    Letter to Dr. Samuel T. Burns , dated June 22, 1969
2.    Preface letterhead of Dr. Burns (7 copies)
3.    Chronology of Presidents of L.M.E.A.
4.    Notes titled, “Organized 1935-1936.”
5.    Letter to Dr. Pottle from Lloyd Funchess November 22, 1938.
6.    Program for State Band Festival in 1939
7.    Photo of S. T. Burns at 2305 Arboretum Drive, in Madison, Wisconsin
8.    Photos of:    Marius J. Wygaard, R. J. Vial, Jr., Howard B. Smith, Howard Voorhies, Ralph R. Pottle, S. T. Burns J. D. Fendlason, George Stort and Charles A. Wagner (2 copies)
9.    Crapazano Brothers, Inc., record dated 1975
10.    Letter from J. S. Fischer, dated June 15, 1970
11.    Letter to J. S. Fisher, dated June 27, 1970
12.    Louisiana School Band Contest 1934
13.    Louisiana Schools, Vol. XII, No. 3, Nov. 1934, pg. 33
14.    Louisiana Schools, Vol.  XIII, No.3, Nov. 1935, pg. 28-29
15.    Program for Louisiana School Band Contest 1934
16.    1936 Louisiana Music Ed. Association Festival

Folder #4
1.    Louisiana Teachers Association Program, 46th Annual Convention, Nov. 17-19, 1938
2.    L.M.E.A. program of Louisiana History School Board Festival, 1938
3.    Title page of L.M.E.A. History
4.    Werlein’s Louisiana School News, April 1937
5.    Letter to Dr. J. Jones Stewart, October 24, 1968
6.    Letter to Dr. S. T. Burns, January 22, 1969
7.    Note to Dr. Pottle from S.T. Burns, October 17, 1968

Folder #5
1.    Letter to Dr. Stewart from T. H. Harris, September 25, 1934 (2 copies)
2.    Article by Dr. Stewart 1934
3.    Louisiana School Music Association article, dated September 1934
4.    Letter to Parish Superintendents and Presidents of Parish School Boards from T. H. Harris, dated September 10, 1934
5.    L.S.M.A. report to T. H. Harris 1935
6.    Letter from S. T. Burns to L.S.M.A. April 16, 1938
7.    Memorandum from S. T. Burns Reminder of Deadline
8.    Music teachers by parish from 1934-1937
9.    Memo dated March 4, 1937.
10.    Letter to Lloyd Funchess from S. T. Burns, dated July 15, 1938
11.    Letter from Dr. Pottle to Dr. Burns, dated June 3, 1968
12.    Letter from Dr. Pottle to Dr. Burns, dated December 12, 1968
13.    Letter from Dr. Burns to Dr. Pottle, dated May 19, 1968
14.    Letter from Dr. Pottle to Dr. Burns, dated March 10, 1969
15.    L.M.E.A. Information Sheet

Folder #6
1.    Letter from Dr. Pottle to Dr. Sam Burns, dated April 3, 1969
2.    Memorandum from Dr. Burns to Dr. Pottle, dated May 3, 1968
3.    Letter from Dr. Burns to Dr. Pottle, dated March 23, 1969
4.    Negatives of Illinois 1935 trip
5.    Letter from Dr. Burns to Dr. Pottle, dated January 18, 1969
6.    Letter from Dr. Burns to Dr. Pottle, dated March 24, 1969
7.    Louisiana School Band Contest, 1934
8.    History of the Louisiana Music Teachers Association by Dr. Stopher
9.    Music Camp in the Pines, 1941
10.    Note titled, “From Folder B.”
11.    Vocal Music Program for Elementary Grades by S. T. Burns written in the Louisiana Colored Teachers’ Journal.
12.    Envelope from Dr. Burns to Dr. Pottle, dated May 22, 1968
13.    Letter from Dr. Burns to Dr. Pottle, dated May 21, 1969
14.    Letter from Dr. Burns to Dr. Pottle, dated November 3, 1969
15.    State Department of Education of Louisiana, Bulletin No. 293, Organizational Plans for Music Instruction in the Schools of Louisiana by S. T. Burns, dated April 1935
16.    State Department of Education of Louisiana, Bulletin No. 289, February 1935, A Program of Song for the Elementary Schools of Louisiana, by S. T. Burns
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Folder #7
1.    1937 April Edition of The Louisiana Musician
2.    November 1938 Ed. of The Louisiana Musician
3.    January 1939 Ed. of The Louisiana Musician
4.    March 1939 Ed. of The Louisiana Musician
5.    May 1939 Ed. Of The Louisiana Musician
6.    October 1939 Ed. of The Louisiana Musician
7.    December 1939 Ed. of The Louisiana Musician
8.    Page from February 1940 The Louisiana Musician
9.    May 1941 Ed. of The Louisiana Musician
10.    December 1941 Ed. of The Louisiana Musician
11.    December 1942 Ed. of The Louisiana Musician
12.    February 1945 pg. 5 from The Louisiana Musician
13.    February 1946 pg. 1 from The Louisiana Musician
14.    February 1945 Ed. of The Louisiana Musician


Box #2 -3-D Objects
1.    A book of tributes to Dr. Pottle upon his retirement, dated 1964
2.    A gray sweatshirt with a sketching of Dr. Pottle imprinted on front
3.    Music Tuning Fork
Oversized 3-D Object
1.    Black Briefcase