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Dorothy Kaucher Publications Collection MSS-201-05-27
MSS-2017-05-27  
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Description
The Dorothy Kaucher Publications Collection consists primarily of published materials written by Kaucher during the early days of commercial aviation.
Background
Dorothy Kaucher was born on October 27, 1892, in St. Joseph, Missouri. She obtained a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Missouri in 1915 and began her teaching career in her home town, at Central High School. She went back to MU as a graduate student in 1919, received a master's degree in English in 1920, and began her collegiate teaching career there the same year. While she was teaching at MU, she earned a second bachelor's degree in journalism. Kaucher went on to pursue her Ph.D. in English and speech from Cornell University. She graduated from Cornell in 1928, briefly taught at Wells College in New York, and then moved to the West Coast in 1930 to teach speech and theatre arts at San José State Teacher's College. During the 1934-1935 academic year she took a leave of absence when she was offered a visiting professor position at UC Berkeley. She retired from San José State College in 1957.
Extent
1 Box (1 linear foot)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
Collection is open for research.