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Finding aid of the Charles R. Timpany Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles R. Timpany collection
    Dates: 1935-1967
    Collection number: 2006-006
    Physical Description: 6 folders
    Creator: Timpany, Joan
    Repository: Santa Clara County Archives.
    San Jose, CA 95112-2527
    Abstract: This collection documents the career of Santa Clara County Superintendent of Education, Charles R. Timpany.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult Archives staff.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    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

    Charles R. Timpany collection, 2006-006, Santa Clara County Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was transferred from Joan Timpany in 2006.


    Charles R. Timpany earned his B.A. and doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley and his master's degree from Stanford University. He served as superintendent for the schools of Santa Clara County from 1957-1967. He also served as assistant superintendent from 1947-1957. Prior to serving as superintendent, Dr. Timpany was a special education teacher.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection consists of certificates, resolutions, correspondence, and newspaper articles documenting the career of Santa Clara County Superintendent of Education, Charles R. Timpany.


    This series is arranged alphabetically.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    County government--California.
    Santa Clara County (Calif.)
    Special education.
    Stanford University
    Timpany, Charles R.
    University of California at Berkeley.