Guide to the Elroy Pitt papers
An Alaska Historical Society collection
Collection number: HMC-1153-AHS.
Creator: Pitt, Elroy
Title: Elroy Pitt papers.
Dates: undated, 1952-1969.
Volume of collection: 0.01cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials are in English.
Collection summary: Driver’s licenses and base identification card of an Alaska Railroad employee.
Elroy Pitt came to Alaska searching for better job prospects in 1951, leaving his family in Aberdeen, South Dakota. He found work with the Alaska Railroad and brought his family to Anchorage in 1952. Pitt later worked as a diesel mechanic until he retired. He died in 1992.
The collection contains a temporary driving permit, driver’s licenses, and an Elmendorf Air Force Base Flight Line Pass.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged in chronological order.
Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Copyright is held by the Alaska Historical Society.
Preferred citation: Elroy Pitt papers, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Works used in preparation of inventory: Background information on Elroy Pitt was provided by the donor.
Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Alaska Historical Society in 2013 by Judie Romero. The Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and has placed it on deposit with Archives and Special Collections.
Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2013.