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Arkansas State Music Teachers Association Records

Identifier: MC 440

Scope and Content Note

The papers include correspondence, certification and membership lists, board and district minutes and reports, educational materials, data sheets, and questionnaires. Correspondence consists primarily of the president's correspondence . Tests were used for music teacher certification.


  • Creation: 1921-1968


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

The Arkansas State Music Teachers Association was founded in 1915 by twelve Arkansas music teachers in Little Rock, Arkansas. In addition to working for musical advancement in Arkansas, the goals of the Arkansas State Music Teachers Association include developing improved methods of musical instruction, supporting members in establishing standards for music teachers, and encouraging education in Arkansas public schools.


8.5 Linear Feet (17 boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are divided into three series.

  1. Series 1. Correspondence, Minutes and Reports, Constitution, Bonding Documents, and Certification and Membership Lists
  2. Series 2. Certification and educational materials, office papers, memorandum from National Music Teacher Organizations, and news clippings
  3. Series 3. Personal data sheets, teacher license index, card files of members and ASMTA questionnaire

Acquisition Information

Virginia Queen of Arkadelphia, Arkansas donated the ASMTA Records in 1982 while serving as president of the organization.

Processing Information

Processed by Norma Ortiz-Karp; completed in 1989


Arkansas State Music Teachers Association Records
Norma Ortiz-Karp
Language of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444