Chuck Cline collection
Scope and Contents
The collection includes theater production photographs, programs, and press clippings from Cline's time as a student at Washington State University, from his first job teaching in the theater program at Gonzaga University, and from Tacoma Community College's drama program. Also includes material related to scholarship pageants organized by Cline, photographs of college events, and awards and memorabilia related to Cline's long teaching career at Tacoma Community College.
- Cline, Chuck (Charles) (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.
Charles Cline, often known as Chuck, was a long-time faculty member of Tacoma Community College (TCC), who taught drama and speech. Cline was born May 19, 1943 in Walla Walla, Washington. He attended Washington State University (WSU), graduating in 1967, and was a student in WSU's drama program. After earning his degree, he spent a year teaching at Gonzaga University, and then was hired at TCC in September 1968 as a drama and theater instructor. Cline spent most of his teaching career at TCC. Under his leadership, TCC produced quarterly plays attended by both the campus and local community. During the summers, Cline worked with children's theater and vaudeville productions. Cline was also an instructor in the speech program at TCC. Although he retired in 1998, he returned to teaching speech at the Tacoma and Gig Harbor campuses in 2003. He was awarded with the Bob Thaden Outstanding Faculty Award in 2007. Chuck Cline died on September 6, 2008.
1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder; 1 one scrapbook)
Language of Materials
Materials relating to the academic and professional career of Chuck (Charles) Cline, including theater production photographs, programs, and press clippings. Also includes material related to scholarship pageants organized by Cline, and memorabilia related to Cline's teaching career at Tacoma Community College.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Cline's wife Marlene Bosanko, in 2013.
No accruals anticipated.
- Cline, Chuck (Charles)
- Gonzaga University
- Pullman (Wash.)
- Speech -- Study and teaching
- Spokane (Wash.)
- Tacoma (Wash.)
- Tacoma Community College
- Tacoma Community College. Drama Department
- Theater -- Study and teaching
- newspaper clippings
- slides (photographs)
- theater programs
- Guide to the Chuck Cline 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.