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Finding aid of the Pete Kutras Collection
2008-016  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Pete Kutras collection
    Dates: 1980-2008
    Bulk Dates: 2004-2008
    Collection number: 2008-016
    Creator: Kutras, Pete
    Collection Size: 3 cubic feet
    Repository: Santa Clara County Archives.
    San Jose, CA 95112-2527
    Abstract: The Pete Kutras Collection consists of County Executive Kutras' appointment books, county budgets, county annual reports, documentation on the Croy Fire, a history of the County Fairgrounds revitalization project, documentation on the county's Hurricane Katrina relief effort, Iraqi War Veterans pamphlets and a 9/11 remembrance button.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult Archives staff.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    The Archives can claim physical ownership only for some collections. Users are responsible for securing permission of the copyright holder for publication or quotation.

    Preferred Citation

    Pete Kutras collection, 2008-016, Santa Clara County Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was transferred from the County Executive's Office in 2008.

    Processing Information

    This collection was processed by Trista Raezer working under NHPRC grant RA-10047-07, the Santa Clara County Archives Project. A fuller account of the grant project is available at the Archives website.

    Biography

    Pete Kutras served as the County Executive of Santa Clara County from 2003 to 2008. He received a degree in political science from San Jose State University and served in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1971. Kutras started working for Santa Clara County in 1974. Over his 35 years of service to the county he worked as assistant county executive, director of labor relations, directory of personnel, director of employee services agency, deputy county executive, member of the Campbell Union High School District Board of Trustees, commissioner on the Moreland School District Personnel Commission, president of the California Public Employers Labor Relations Association, and member of the Personal Commission for the City of Morgan Hill. While serving as county executive Kutras concentrated on disaster preparedness and reducing county spending.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Pete Kutras Collection consists of appointment books, official budgets, county annual reports, documentation on the Croy Fire, a history of the County Fairgrounds revitalization project, documentation on the county's Hurricane Katrina relief effort, Iraqi War Veterans pamphlets and a 9/11 remembrance button.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged into two series: Personal Records and County Records. This collection is organized chronologically.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Kutras, Pete
    Santa Clara County (Calif.)