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.
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))