Kopycinski, Joseph 1972-06-22

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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, Lists supporters, 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, Personal background, 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

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