Finding aid of the Pete Kutras Collection

Trista Raezer
Santa Clara County Archives
1875 Senter Road
San Jose, CA 95112-2527
Phone: (408) 755-7895
Fax: (408) 755-7897
URL: http://archives.sccgov.org
Email: Archives@ceo.sccgov.org
© 2008
Santa Clara County. All rights reserved.

Finding aid of the Pete Kutras Collection

Collection number: 2008-016

Santa Clara County Archives

San Jose, California
Processed by:
Trista Raezer
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Trista Raezer
© 2008 Santa Clara County. All rights reserved.

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.)


Container List

Box: 1

Series: I Personal Records, 1980-2007

Physical Description: 1 box
Box/folder: 1/1 - 1/27

Appointment Books, 1980-2007

Physical Description: 27 volumes
Box/folder: 1/28

Pete Kutras Retirement Event, October 16, 2008

Physical Description: eight CDs
Box: 2-3

Series: II County Records, 1974-2008, bulk 2004-2008

Physical Description: 2 boxes
Box: 2

County of Santa Clara: Recommended Budget, Fiscal Years 2004-2009

Physical Description: 6 volumes
Box: 2

County of Santa Clara: Final Budget, Fiscal Years 2004-2008

Physical Description: 5 volumes
Box/folder: 3/4

County of Santa Clara: Recommended Budget Executive Summary, Fiscal Year 2005

Physical Description: 1 volume
Box/folder: 3/5

County of Santa Clara: Annual Report, 2005

Physical Description: 1 volume
Box/folder: 3/6

County of Santa Clara: Recommended Budget Fiscal Year 2006 Executive Summary, 2006

Physical Description: 1 volume
Box/folder: 3/7

A Year of Partnership: County of Santa Clara Annual Report, 2006

Physical Description: 1 volume
Box/folder: 3/8

Santa Clara County: Recommended Budget Fiscal Year 2007 Executive Summary, 2007

Physical Description: 1 volume
Box/folder: 3/9

County of Santa Clara: 2007 Annual Report Making a Different, 2007

Physical Description: 1 volume
Box/folder: 3/10

Leading With Innovation Santa Clara County: an Economic Resource Guide, 2007

Physical Description: 1 volume
Box/folder: 3/11

Croy Fire, September, 2002

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/folder: 3/12

History and Chronology of the Fairgrounds Revitalization and House of Blues Theater Project, March 2004

Physical Description: 1 volume
Box/folder: 3/13

Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts, 2005

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box/folder: 3/14

County of Santa Clara Organization and Functions Handbook Fiscal Year, 1974-75

Physical Description: 1 volume
Box/folder: 3/15

Returning Iraqi War Veterans Pamphlets, 2007

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets
Box/folder: 3/16

9/11 remembrance button

Physical Description: 1 button