Kopycinski, Joseph 1972-06-22
Joseph Kopycinski, librarian of Lowell Technological Institute, tells about the archives library he is beginning in Lowell, Massachusetts.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Joseph Kopycinski
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: June 22, 1972
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: David Murrah and R. Sylvan Dunn
Length: 40 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Book collector of western history,
Beginnings of the Lowell community,
Textile mill built,
Founder of Lowell described,
Comments on various mills,
Why the school wants a local history library,
Cites population of Lowell and the Lowell Technological Institute,
Lowell took many of its ideas from England,
Facilities of their archives library,
Oral history discussed,
Comments on bulk of material he has collected,
First Lowell church mentioned,
Archives collections discussed.
Tape 1, Side 2: Describes Lowell houses,
Use of video tape,
Staff of archives library mentioned,
Problem with dampness and mold,
Preserving history discussed.
Range Dates: 1972
Bulk Dates: 1972
Original Recording Format:
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