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Pitts Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: aarl98-011

Scope and Content Note

The Pitts Family Papers contains letters, photographs and a family history written in April 2000. The one (1) box collection contains information from 1938 to 2000.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within Bulk, 1900-1940
  • Bulk, 1900-1940 1900-2000 1900-1940

Creator

Restrictions on Use

There are no restrictions on research use of this collection.

Historical Sketch

James D. Pitts, Jr. (1914-1984) was born in Milledgeville, Ga. He was the only child of James D. Pitts, Sr. and Annabelle Ellison, who moved to Atlanta in 1920. Marian Darden (1912-1997) was born in Goldsboro, North Carolina. She was the last of eight children born to Ida Darden. Jimmy and Marian met in Atlanta, Georgia in 1934. They later married and had three children, Marian, Joyce and James (III).

Extent

0.5 Linear feet

Language

English

Overview

The Pitts Family Papers contains letters, photographs, and a family history written in April 2000. The one (1) box collection that contains information from 1938 to 2000.

Series

  1. Series I: Family History
  2. Series II: Personal Correspondence
  3. Series III: Photographs

Provenance

The Pitts Family Papers were donated to the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History, Archives Division in 1998 by Joyce Pitts Rodgers.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Martin, 2002
Title
Inventory of the Pitts Family Papers aarl98-011 aarl98-011
Author
Finding aid prepared by Finding aid prepared by Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
Date
2004 September 15
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History Repository

Contact:
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Atlanta GA 30303
404-613-4032