Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957

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Secretary to Booker T. Washington and of Tuskegee Normal School Board of Trustees (1897-1919); special assistant, U.S. Secretary of War (1917-1919); secretary-treasurer and secretary, Howard University and its Board of Trustees (1919-1938); assistant publicity directory, Republican National Committee and advisor to the chairman of its Negro Affairs Committee (1939-1942); director, employment and personnel relations, Shipyard No. 4, Sun Shipbuilding Co. in Pennsylvania (1942-1945); secretary, Southern Education Foundation (1931-1954); a founder and secretary of National Negro Business League (1900-1954); member, National Council, YMCA (1930-1937); member, Board of Indetermined Sentence and Parole, Washington, D.C. (1932-1937); and author.

From the description of Emmett J. Scott collection, 1916-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965232

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn William J. Thompkins collection, [19--]-1943. (MS 606). Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
referencedIn Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. Papers of Booker T. Washington: series 1-6, 1864-1960 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957. Emmett J. Scott collection, 1916-1951. Morgan State University
referencedIn Steward, Gustavus Adolphus, 1881-1966. Gustavus Adolphus Steward papers, 1869-1979 (bulk 1907-1949) New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Carter G. Woodson collection of Negro papers and related documents, 1803-1936 (inclusive), 1830-1927 (bulk), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Williams, Daniel Hale, 1856-1931. Daniel Hale Williams papers, 1880-1954. Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University
referencedIn Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971. Papers, 1914-1971. Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University
referencedIn Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. Papers of Booker T. Washington: series 1-4, 1864-1960 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. Booker T. Washington papers, 1903-1916. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Carter Godwin Woodson Papers, 1736-1974, (bulk 1915-1950) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Meek, Fannie Lowe. Papers. 1915-1922, 1939-1956, 1966. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Century Company records New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers, circa 1850-2005, 1900-1976 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Nannie Helen Burroughs Papers, 1900-1963, (bulk 1928-1960) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Robert H. Terrell Papers, 1870-1954, (bulk 1884-1925) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Booker T. Washington Papers, 1853-1946, (bulk 1900-1915) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Walter Hines Page letters from various correspondents, American period Houghton Library
referencedIn Platte, Claude, 1919-. Oral history interview with Claude Platte, 2006 July 27. University of North Texas Library, UNT
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correspondedWith Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 person
associatedWith Board of Indeterminate Sentence and Parole (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Booker T. Washington National Memorial Project. corporateBody
correspondedWith Burroughs, Nannie Helen, 1879- person
correspondedWith Caliver, Ambrose, 1894-1962 person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Cobb, James A. (James Adlai), 1876-1958 person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Howard University corporateBody
associatedWith Howard University. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Howard University. Executive Committee. corporateBody
correspondedWith Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956 person
associatedWith Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. person
correspondedWith Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 person
associatedWith Meek, Fannie Lowe. person
associatedWith National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith National Race Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
correspondedWith Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988 person
associatedWith Platte, Claude, 1919- person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
associatedWith Southern Education Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971. person
associatedWith Steward, Gustavus Adolphus, 1881-1966. person
associatedWith Terrell, Robert H. (Robert Heberton), 1857-1925. person
associatedWith Thompkins, William J., 1884-1944. person
correspondedWith Tobias, Channing H., 1882-1961 person
associatedWith Tuskegee Normal School corporateBody
associatedWith United States. War Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. person
associatedWith Williams, Daniel Hale, 1856-1931. person
correspondedWith Wilson, Charles S. person
associatedWith Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950. person
associatedWith YMCA of the USA. corporateBody
correspondedWith Young, Charles, 1864-1922 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Washington (D.C.)
African American universities and colleges
African Americans
African American soldiers
Indeterminate sentences
Migration, Internal
Race relations
World War, 1914-1918
African American educator


Birth 1873-02-13

Death 1957-12-12




Ark ID: w6v41hxn

SNAC ID: 46721669