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Title UA68. Potter College of Arts & Letters
Series 9. Music
Subseries 4. Curriculum
Creator Music (WKU)
Description Records created by the Department of Music regarding curriculum and programs.


Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1908
Admin / Biog History Music classes have been available since the founding of Western. Music was established as department, and the first records kept, in 1908.

Dept. Heads
W.L. Gebhart 1906-1908
W.A. White 1908-1910
Franz J. Strahm 1910-1935
D. West Richards 1935-1937
John Vincent 1937-1946
R.R. Willman 1946-1947
Weldon Hart 1947-1950
Hugh Gunderson 1950-1958
Thomas J. Stone 1958-1965
Howard R. Carpenter 1965-1975
Wayne C. Hobbs 09/1975-8/15/1987
David L. Lee (interim) 7/14/1987-5/15/1989
Charles W. Smith 5/16/1989-7/1/1991
John Duff -6/30/2000
Joseph N. Stites (interim)7/1/2000-6/30/2001
Mary Danker "Mitzi" Groom 7/1/2001-
Scott Harris (current in 2014)

Wall of Fame Inductees
1997 - Larnell Harris & Edward Pease
1998 - David Livingston, Nelle Gooch Travelstead & Ohm Pauli
1999 - Howard Carpenter, Howard Nicar, Amy Williams
2000 - Kent Campbell, Tim Simpson, Charles Ball
2001 - Bennie Beach
2002 - Beegie Adair, Mike Longo
2003 - Hazel Carver, Joe Allen
2004 - Greg Colson
2005 - Sheila Jackson, Franz Strahm
2006 - Claude Rose, Doug Van Fleet
2007 - Ted Baar
2008 - Dwight Pounds
2010 - Pam Thurman
2011 - David Gibson
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Search Terms Music (WKU)
Potter College of Arts & Letters (WKU)
Finding Aids TopScholar - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/253/
Catalog Number UA68.9.4
Dates of Creation 1908-present
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Extent housed with UA68/9/3
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions No Restrictions
Parent ID UA68.9
Level of Description Subseries
Containers Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures - General
Program Brochures
Program Brochures - Workshops, Clinics, and Camps
Student Handbook