Ronald Magden collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains interviews, photographs, ephemera and assorted recordings with former Tacoma Community College faculty and staff, documenting their time at the college.
- Magden, Ronald (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no access restrictions on these materials.
Conditions Governing Use
Use is governed by TCC's Creative Commons Copyright Policy requiring attribution and share-alike intentions.
Ronald Magden was a longstanding member of the Tacoma Community College community, having begun teaching at TCC in 1965 as one of the original faculty members and continuing for many years until his retirement. A recipient of the Morray Morgan award, Dr. Magden was a historian and author on local history. Dr. Magden contributed significantly to the documentation of local and TCC history. Dr. Magden passed away the week of Jan 2nd, 2019, age 92.
0.2 Linear Feet (1 half-size document box)
6.46 Gigabytes (1 mov and 7 mp3 files)
Language of Materials
The collection contains informal interviews with prominent figures from the school's history as well as photographs, video, and audio recordings documenting the early years of the school.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Ronald Magden.
Existence and Location of Copies
All of the audio and some of the video materials in this collection are available digitally upon request.
One folder of newspaper clipping photocopies placed in the TCC History Files.
This collection was originally processed by Archivist Elizabeth Russell in 2013. Subsequent revisions were made by Archivists Mark Offtermatt (2020) and A. Demeter (2021-2023). Please note that this collection has been renumbered from M-007 to TCCA-007.
- Guide to the Ronald Magden Collection
- Tacoma Community College Archives
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard, 2nd Edition
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.