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Clarence Pittard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2008.014

Scope and Contents

This is an artificial collection created from Clarence Pittard's correspondence and writtings sent to Dr. James Conrad, former University Archivist at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Clarence Pittard corresponded regularly with Dr. Conrad in the late 1990s and sent him multiple versions of his book, The Golden Age of Baseball in Hunt County, Texas for review. This collection consists of several drafts of his book, one unbound final copy, letters from Pittard to Dr. Conrad, and photographs.

Dates

  • 1993-2003, inclusive
  • Majority of material found within 1996-1998,

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

Items in this collection are protected by applicable copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

Clarence Pittard was born in Hunt County in 1912. He played baseball in the 1920s-1930s in the blackland farming communities near Wolfe City, Texas. In the 1990s, Pittard began recording his recollections in his book, The Golden Age of Baseball in Hunt County, Texas.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Related Materials

An oral history with Clarence Pittard dated March 9, 1994, is filed in the oral history collection and is available upon request.

Creator

Title
Clarence Pittard Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Andrea Weddle
Date
17/05/2010
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, Gee Library, Texas A&M University-Commerce Repository