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Acton Eric Ostling papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 13/17/56

Scope and Content

This collection (1968-1972, undated) contains biographical information, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, awards, and files associated with the Department of Music. The correspondence is primarily between Ostling and students, including correspondence with members of the marching band about performing in the Sun Bowl (1971). The collection contains original marching fundamentals taught to his students.

Dates

  • 1968-1972, undated

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

Acton E. Ostling, Jr. was born June 30, 1936, in Endicott, New York. He received a Bachelor of Music Degree in music education from the University of Michigan (1958), and a Master of Music in wind instruments from the University of Michigan (1959). After graduation, Ostling was appointed Assistant Director of Bands (1962) and eventually Director of Bands (1965) at the University of Maryland. Ostling then came to Iowa State University and served as Director of Bands (1968) and as an Assistant Professor (1968-1972).



Ostling was married to Janet Bertha Ostling in 1959. They had two children, Eric Acton and Kristin Janet.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Abstract

Acton Eric Ostling, Jr. was Assistant Director of Bands (1962) and eventually Director of Bands (1965) at the University of Maryland. He later came to Iowa State University and served as Director of Bands (1968) and as an Assistant Professor (1968-1972). The collection contains biographical information, awards, correspondence, and files associated with the Music Department.

Arrangement

This collection is organized Alphabetically by topic and correspondence files are organized Chronologically.

Items in related collections

RS 13/17. Iowa State University. Department of Music records

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

Title
RS 13/17/56. Acton Eric Ostling papers, 1968-1972, undated
Date
January 23, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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