Guide to the George E. Scott Papers, 1854-1910 and undated
Correspondence, photographs, printed material, legal papers, and a journal, relating to the personal and business life of George E. Scott, buyer and seller of lumber in Ala. and Fla. Some material also concerns the Perdido Bay Lumber Company in Pensacola, Fla. Includes a journal Scott kept (1873-1874) while on a ship carrying lumber and naval stores from Boston to Florida. Also includes two years of courtship letters while Scott was in England.
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
- Scott, George E.
- George E. Scott papers, 1854-1910 and undated
- Language of Material
- 1.5 Linear Feet, approx. 721 Items
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George E. Scott was a lumber merchant in Chicago, Illinois.
[Identification of item], George E. Scott Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The George E. Scott Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1992-1993.
Processed by Kimberly Sims, May 2011
Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011
Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 92-109, 93-122, 93-176, 08-140.
Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.
This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.