Tuck Tinsley III records

File, Document

Accession Number: APHRG05.7

Scope & Content: Records from the office of Tuck Tinsley include correspondence, speeches, clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous material. Among the topics in these records are APH products and production, the federal appropriation, the APH President's Award, the Alexander Scourby Award, and the 30th anniversary of Newsweek Talking Magazine (which was held on October 5, 1989). Included is a thank you card from President Bill Clinton, and a thank you letter from First Lady Laura Bush. Photographs are separately cataloged (see related catalog records).

Creator: American Printing House for the Blind. Office of the President

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Collection: APH Archives / RG 05: Office of the President

Administrative History: Tuck Tinsley III was appointed president of the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) in 1989. Prior to joining APH, he worked at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind in St. Augustine, where he began his career as a math teacher (1968-1979) and later served as acting assistant principal (1978-1979), assistant principal (1978-1980), and as principal (1980-1989).

Subjects: Awards Braille music notation Business records Correspondence Federal quota Grants and funding Manufacturing processes Meetings Museums Products Receptions

Rights: Contact museum staff regarding access.