James Scott family papers

James Scott family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Scott, James
Title: James Scott family papers
Dates: 1823-1869
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (58 items in 1 half box, 1 rolled photograph)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers that concern the Scott family, with records of James Scott's university career, and other papers about James Scott's descendants, particularly the career of Ernest Leland Scott, Jr. The original diploma of James Scott is a part of this collection, but is located in the diploma file.
Coll. Number: ms324

Biographical/Historical Note

James Scott was an 1823 graduate of the University of Georgia. He was a lawyer and a judge of the Superior Court.


Organized into seven folders: (1) Biography and genealogy of the Scott family, (2) Correspondence, re Ernest L. Scott, Jr., (3) Documents re Ernest L. Scott, Jr., (4) James Scott's university records, (5) Maps (3 originals), (6) Picture: American Potash and Chemical Corp., Trona, Calif. (Rolled) (Original), (7) Printed material re Ernest L. Scott (2 originals). Items are reproductions unless otherwise listed ; Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

College students--Georgia--Athens.
Family papers.
Scott family
Scott, Ernest Leland
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Scott family papers, 1823-1869. MS 324. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biography and genealogy of the Scott family (reproductions)
2Correspondence, re Ernest L. Scott, Jr. (reproductions)
3Documents re Ernest L. Scott, Jr. (reproductions)
4James Scott's University Records (reproductions)
5Maps (3 originals)
116Picture: American Potash and Chemical Corp., Trona, Calif. (Rolled Original)
7Printed Material re Ernest L. Scott (2 originals)