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COLLECTION Identifier: 2009-M52

Papers of Pearl Alice Hydler, 1919-2008


Papers of psychotherapist, Pearl Alice Hydler.


  • 1919-2008

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright is by Glenda Hydler. Upon her death, copyright will transfer to the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


6.84 linear feet ((6 cartons, 1 file box, 2 half file boxes) plus 1 folio+ folder)
Collection includes biographical information such as certificates, passports, diplomas, etc.; family correspondence; photographs; poems, short stories, and other writings by Hydler; travel movies; clippings; etc. The contents of the cartons are not necessarily in the exact order below.


Psychotherapist Pearl Alice Hydler was born in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of Fae and Joseph Slatin. She graduated from Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey (1967), and received a master's degree in psychology from the New School of Social Research (1977). In 1949 she married Samuel Hydler (born October 10, 1919), an electrical contractor and boxer. They had a daughter Glenda. She practiced as a psychotherapist in New York City.

Frieda Kalfus Moskowitz (Born: 1884 in Krachow, Poland, Died: April 23, 1947) and Pincus Moskowitz (Born: January 27, 1878, Krachow, Poland) had 6 children: Nat Moss (Born: 1899 in Krachow, Poland, Died: March 20, 1988), who married Jeanne Moss with whom he had 1 daughter, Pearl Moss (married Herb, 2 children: Fran, Jeff), 1 son Boy (Herb) (married Caroline, 2 children: Rusty, Steven); Aaron Moss (Born: November 3, 1909 in Newark, New Jersey, Died: December 23, 2007), who married Min Moss (divorced) with whom he had 1 son, Jerry; Esther Berlowe (Born: June 27, 1912 in Newark, New Jersey, Died: March 10, 2001), who married Eugene Berlowe, with whom she had 1 daughter: Barbara (1 son: Jonathan);   Fae Slatin (Born: July 26, 1905 in Newark, New Jersey, Died: February 17, 1991), who married Joseph Slatin (original name Joseph Jacob Slotinsky, born in Grodvo, Russia), with whom she had 1 daughter Pearl Hydler (married Sam Hydler, 1 daughter Glenda), 1 son Martin Slatin (married Myrna, 3 children: Craig, Shelly, Marla); Harry Moskowitz (Born: June 16, 1907 in Newark, New Jersey, Died: October 1, 1975), who married Guste Moskowitz (divorced), with whom he had 4 children: Joel, Melvin, Ellen, Larry; and Monroe Moskowitz (Morris) (Born: February 1, 1903 in Newark, New Jersey, Died: December 16, 1992), who married Elsie Moskowitz.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2009-M52

The papers of Pearl Alice Hydler were given to the Schlesinger Library by her daughter Glenda Hydler in March 2009.

Processing Information

Container list: March 2009

By: Glenda Hydler
Link to catalog
Hydler, Pearl Alice, 1927-2006. Papers of Pearl Alice Hydler, 1919-2008: A Container List
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