Finding aid of the Charles R. Timpany Collection

Lindsay Moxley
Santa Clara County Archives
1875 Senter Road
San Jose, CA 95112-2527
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Santa Clara County. All rights reserved.

Finding aid of the Charles R. Timpany Collection

Collection number: 2006-006

Santa Clara County Archives

San Jose, California
Processed by:
Lindsay Moxley
Date Completed:
Encoded by:
Lindsay Moxley
© 2010 Santa Clara County. All rights reserved.

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.


Series I: Personal Files of Charles R. Timpany, 1925-1967

Physical Description: 6 folders
Box/Folder : 1/1

Correspondence, 1967-1969

Physical Description: 6 documents
Box/Folder : 1/2

Diplomas, Plaques, and Resolutions, 1925-1967

Physical Description: 15 documents
Box/Folder : 1/3

Materials on History of County Office of Education, 1946-1969

Physical Description: 3 documents
Box/Folder : 1/4

Miscellany, 1967-1979

Physical Description: 3 documents
Box/Folder : 1/5

Newspaper Clippings, 1967-1984

Physical Description: 7 documents
Box/Folder : 1/6

Superintendent's Bulletin, 1957-1980

Physical Description: 5 documents