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William W. Cutler Oral Histories

Collection ID

SCRC 9

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Collecting Area(s)

Description

Collection Summary 
 
Title
William W. Cutler Oral Histories
 
Dates
1997-2012
 
Collection ID
SCRC 9
 
Creator
Cutler, William W.
 
Quantity
0.25 linear feet (1 box), 1 MP3 file
 
Repository 
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries
 
Language
Materials in English
 
 
Detailed Collection Information 
 
Biographical Note
William W. Cutler is Professor of History Emeritus, Temple University.
 
Description of Collection 
Collection contains three interviews, conducted by Dr. William Cutler with individuals who were involved with the Parent Teachers Association of the Philadelphia public school system. The Gladys (Happy) Fernandez interview, conducted on July 14, 1997, focuses on her work with the Parent's Union which evolved out of the Powelton Mantua Education Fund in 1972. The Kathe Zepernick interview took place on October 3, 1997. The Helen Oakes interview was conducted on May 15, 2012. Transcriptions are available for all three interviews. 
 
Organization and Arrangement 
 
The collection is arranged into one series as follows:
 
Series 1: Oral Histories
 
 
Patron Information 
 

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: http://diamond.temple.edu/record=b5429550~S30

Other Finding Aids and Indices

Please see also the Index of Oral Histories by Personal Name.

 
Research Access 
Collection is open for research. 
 
Collections Stored Off-Site
This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research. 
 
Technical Access
This collection contains two audiocassette tapes, as well as one digital MP3 file. Printed transcripts are available.
 
Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy. Certain digital files may also be inaccessible. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.
 
Publication and Copyright Information 
The William W. Cutler Oral Histories are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Temple University holds literary rights only for material created by university employees and to material given to the university with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated. 
 
Preferred Citation
[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], William W. Cutler Oral Histories, SCRC 9, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
 
Related Material
Helen Oakes Papers (SCRC 17), Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 
Helen Oakes Papers (Accession 995), Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 
Administrative Information 
 
Acquisition Information
Accession 873 donated by William W. Cutler, III, Professor of History Emeritus, Temple University, January 19, 1998.  Accession 1104 donated by William W. Cutler, III, Professor of History Emeritus, Temple University, July 26, 2012.
 
Processing Information 
Collection processed and finding aid prepared in February 2013 by Katy Rawdon, Coordinator of Technical Services. 
 
 
Index Terms 
 
The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:
 
Personal/Family Names: 
Cutler, William W.
Fernandez, Happy Craven, 1939- 
Oakes, Helen
Zepernick, Kathe
 
Corporate Names: 
School District of Philadelphia, Pa. 
 
Subjects: 
Parents' and teachers' associations
Public schools--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
 
Places: 
Philadelphia (Pa.)
 
Material Types: 
Audiocassettes
Oral histories (document genres)
MP3
Sound recordings
 
Inventory 
 
Series 1: Oral Histories, 1997-2012
 
Box / Folder / Description / Date
 
1      1      Oral history with Happy Craven Fernandez, audiocassette         July 14, 1997     
         2    Oral history with Happy Craven Fernandez, printed transcript     July 14, 1997
         3     Oral history with Kathe Zepernick, audiocassette                          October 3, 1997     
         4     Oral history with Kathe Zepernick, printed transcript                     October 3, 1997
         5     Oral history with Helen Oakes, printed transcript                           May 15, 2012
                Oral history with Helen Oakes, digital MP3 file                                May 15, 2012