Guide to the Elsie M. Parkhurst Papers, 1907-1983  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Parkhurst, Elsie M.
Guide to the Elsie M. Parkhurst Papers
1907-1983 (inclusive)
1 File (1 folder)
Collection Number
Correspondence ordering immigration records and and a photocopy of the records.
Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Pacific Lutheran University
12180 Park Avenue South
Tacoma, Washington
Telephone: 253-535-7586
Fax: 253-535-7315
Access Restrictions

This collection is available for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

This collection consists of personal papers relating to Elsie M. Parkhurst’s ancestors. She requested information about the arrival of her ancestors in America. The request form is included, as well as the actual copy of the list of alien passengers for the U.S. immigration officer at port of arrival, dated 1907. A list of address for offices of immigration and naturalization service matters is included as well as a letter written by Elsie requesting the information.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

In this file is a letter and the official forms from Elsie M. Parkhurst, requesting documentation from U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services about her ancestors who immigrated to America. Included is a list of addresses and a copy of a page from the White Star Line ship Cedric that lists the passenger, Peter Severin Mittet.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Archives and Special Collections Department at Pacific Lutheran University. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish or quote from (the collection) must be submitted to the University Archivist. The reader must also obtain permission from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Elsie M. Parkhurst Papers, SIEmss_85, Archives and Special Collections, Pacific Lutheran University, 12180 Park Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98447

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Norway--Emigration and immigration
  • Ships--Passenger lists
  • Personal Names :
  • Mittet, Peter Severin
  • Parkhurst, Elsie M.
  • Corporate Names :
  • Cedric (Ship)
  • Immigration and Naturalization Institute
  • White Star Line
  • Family Names :
  • Pederson family
  • Geographical Names :
  • Billings County (N.D.)
  • Liverpool (England)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Norway
  • Puyallup (Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Legal documents
  • Letters
  • Public records