Arlene Genevieve Elliott was born July 8, 1919 to William and Ida E. (Ward) Elliott. She had two sisters, Pauline and Margaret. The family resided in Cropsey, IL where William Elliott farmed. Elliott and her sisters attended Cropsey schools. She graduated from high school in 1937 and attended Brown’s Business School in Peoria, beginning work as a bookkeeper after completion of her course. Elliott married Henry R. Harrison in Santa Fe, NM in 1953. He died in 1964. Elliott died July 15, 2000 and is interred at Cropsey Cemetery.

Materials include two memory books for Arlene G. Elliott and assorted other materials and photographs concerning her life and her family.