Henry Edwards Scott Jr. papers, 1923-2002

Scott, Henry Edwards, b. 1900 d. 1990
Active in Mass.; Calif.

Collection size: 15.3 linear feet

Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, writings, teaching files, personal business records, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, printed material and audio visual material documenting the career of painter and educator Henry Edwards Scott, Jr.

Biographical material includes appointment books, Navy documentation, and certificates of appointment. Correspondence is both personal and professional. Writings consist of travel diaries, journals, published and unpublished manuscripts, and notes from classes in the Navy. Teaching files include notes and proposals for students trips and teaching appointments. Personal business records consist of tax documents, deeds, sales receipts and invoices and cancelled checks.

Scrapbooks contain correspondence, clippings, programs, photographs, exhibition materials, and notes. Photographs are both personal and of works of art. Artwork includes sketches. Printed material consists of newspaper clippings, programs, maps, exhibition publicity material, and published books by Scott. Also included is audio visual material consisting of reel-to- reel tapes and cassettes, mostly unidentified.

Biographical/Historical Note: Henry Edwards Scott Jr.(1900-1990) was a painter and educator in Cambridge, Mass. Scott served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Donated 2002 by Sarah S. Cook and Jonathon F. Scott, Scott's shildren, and in 2014-2015 by Sarah S. Cook.

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