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James Pietro (1873-1956) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2768

Scope and Contents

Business papers of James Pietro (1873-1956), a Morgantown contractor, and photographs and correspondence of the Pietro family. References are made to the Sons of Italy. Business papers include receipts, timebooks, blueprints, and more. Highlights include a notebook regarding James' contracts and work (ca. 1902-1926), blueprints for sewers in the Etna borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (1904), blueprint for "plots situate in Morgan District, Monongalia County," and the Thoney Pietro Company certificate of incorporation (1919). For additional Pietro family and business papers, see A&M 2836.

Addendum of 2015-04-02:

1904-2000; 7 1/2 in. (1 document case, 5 in.; 1 document case, 2 1/2 in.); Papers of the Pietro family and of Brian Pietro, collected by Douglas B. Broglie, grandson of James Pietro. Includes deed recording the family change of surname to Pietro, certificates of baptism, financial records from family businesses, a map showing location of Pietro home in Morgantown (profile and grade), newspaper articles regarding sports written by Brian Pietro, literary manuscripts authored by Brian Pietro with correspondence from publishers, souvenir shoulder patches from Europe, and other material.

Dates

  • 1849-2000
  • Majority of material found within 1909-1954

Creator

Language of Materials

English and Italian

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

5.75 Linear Feet (Summary: 5 ft. 8 1/2 in. (4 records cartons, 15 in. each; 1 document case, 5 in.; 1 document case, 2 1/2 in.); (2 oversize folders, 1 in. total))

Overview

Business papers of a Morgantown contractor and photographs and correspondence of the Pietro family. References are made to the Sons of Italy. For additional Pietro family and business papers, see A&M 2836.

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/

Separated Materials

3 photos separated to A&M 4168, Panoramic Photos Collection:

Copley Heirs Well No. 1, Sand Fork District, Lewis County, WV; 1900/09/23

Pietro Castle; undated

Pietro Castle; undated
Title
James Pietro (1873-1956) Papers
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536