Edward A Pitter papers, 1933-1964  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Pitter, Edward A. (Edward Alexander), 1892-1976
Title
Edward A Pitter papers
Dates
1933-1964 (inclusive)
Quantity
5"
Collection Number
1723 (Accession No. 1723-001)
Summary
Papers of an Afro-American community leader of Seattle, Washington
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Afro-American community leader of Seattle, Washington.

Edward Alexander Pitter was born in Jamaica in 1892. Besides church membership Mr. Pitter also joined the Masons. He held jobs with the railroad, and an insurance company. Pitter's political involvement with politics, especially the Democratic Party, the Colored Democratic Association of Washington, began in the 1920s. He died in 1976.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, campaign literature, minutes, ephemera and clippings, 1933-1964.

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Restrictions on Use

Informant's/creator's rights dedicated to the public. May be used for research, instruction, publication or similar purposes.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Constance Pitter Thomas, 7/9/1971


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • Pitter, Edward A. (Edward Alexander), 1892-1976--Archives

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Subject Terms

  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)