Edith Cutting Papers, 1938-1977
- Cutting, Edith E.
- Cutting was a folklorist, author, 1938 graduate of State College for Teachers, and a high school English teacher in Johnson City, New York.
- 1.0 cubic ft.
- English and English
- Preferred citation:
- Preferred citation for this material is as follows: and Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Edith Cutting Papers, 1938-1977. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Cutting Papers).
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- Scope and Content:
Includes correspondence, manuscripts, and other materials relating to the career of Miss Cutting and her interest in New York folklore. Of particular interest is the correspondence with Dr. Harold Thompson. Alo included are scrapbooks filled with clippings, letters, etc., giving insight into Miss Cutting's dual career as a folklorist and teacher.
- Biographical / Historical:
Edith Cutting was born March 31, 1918 at Elizabethtown, New York. She graduated from Elizabethtown High School in 1933, and from the New York State College for Teachers at Albany in 1938, where she received the degree of Bachelor of Science in Librarianship. She held numerous positions as librarian or English teacher, or both until her retirement in 1975. In 1941 she began work at Cornell University towards a Masters' degree, completing it in the summer of 1945.
As Miss Cutting was deeply interested in New York folklore, most of the materials in this collection are manuscripts dealing with this subject or correspondence relating to her publishing endeavors in the realm of folklore. Also there are some papers dealing with her teaching career annual reports, contracts, etc. The collection is rounded out with letters, and two scrapbooks dealing with all phases of her interest in folklore. There is also one bound folder filled with clippings, and two high school year books.
- Acquisition information:
All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, by Edith Cutting.
- Processing information:
Processed in 2007 August 21 by A.L.R..