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Papers of Hugh Scott

Repository: University of Virginia Library. Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Collection Description (CRHP): There are transcripts of five interviews with Scott, four of which reference civil rights legislation. These include one dated 1978 with the Library of Congress, copyrighted by the US Capital Historical Society; one dated 1980 June 5 with Temple University Urban Archives; one dated 1980 June 23 with the University of Texas at Dallas Rayburn Library; and one dated 1985 June 3 with someone from the House Republican Policy Committee.

Collection Description (Extant): These additional papers include personal, business, financial, and political correspondence and papers; invitations; manuscripts of papers and books by Scott; oral history interviews; photographs; newspaper clippings and other printed material; bound volumes; and memorabilia, concerning Scott's political career and his private endeavors as a collector of Chinese art. There is also a bronze bust of Senator Scott sculpted by William Thompson of Athens, Georgia.

Date(s): 1681-1987

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: Accession #10200-ab

Extent: 11,000 items (ca. 17 linear feet)

Finding Aid:

Language: English

Related Archival Items: The Interviews with United States Senator Hugh Doggett Scott, Jr., 1976-1978 collection exists at UVA (see database record) as well as other collections dealing with Scott.

Interviewees: Hugh Scott

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights


Civil rights--Cases
Pennsylvania--Politics and government
United States. Congress. Senate




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