Scott, Hollis, 1919-2005

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Hollis Scott worked for BYU as the University Archivist.

From the description of Scott postcards and photographs, circa 1920s-1980s. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367953334

BYU University Archivist.

From the description of Hollis Scott oral history interview, Nov. 12, 1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367564487

Hollis Scott (1919-2005) was a journalist and University Archivist at Brigham Young University.

Scott was born in Burley, Cassia County, Idaho, to Leo Vernal Scott and Ivy Eliza Hull. He attended Brigham Young University for one year and then, during World War II, Scott enlisted in the United States Air Force. He was stationed at Fort Logan, Colorado, for three years where he served as Post Librarian before being transferred to Florida for another year. After his service in the military, he returned to BYU where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Hollis Scott met his wife, Cynthia Ruth Atkin, while working in Tooele, Utah at the Tooele Transcript Bulletin. They were married November 18, 1949, in the Salt Lake Temple. Later, Hollis worked at the Orem Geneva Times as advertising manager and editor, after which he was employed at Brigham Young University in the library, later holding the title of University Archivist. He worked as University Archivist from 1963-1985. He was a member of the Orem Boosters Club and served as its president for two years. Hollis also served on the Orem Heritage Museum board as historian for many years. He died in 2005.

From the guide to the Hull family reunion tapes, 1971, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Brigham Young University. University Archives. Microfilm system reference files, 1962-1977. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Brigham Young University. University Archives. Records, 1960-2001. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Mitchell, Beatrice Maeser, 1892-. Beatrice Maeser Mitchell oral history interview, Sept. 29, 1980. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Keeler, Joseph J. Interview, 1992 January 2. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Cullimore, Lloyd L., 1895-. Oral history, 1978-1983. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Scott, Hollis, 1919-2005. Scott postcards and photographs, circa 1920s-1980s. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Fletcher, Harvey, b. 1884. Oral history interview, Sept. 19, 1968. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Boyer, Francis. Francis Boyer oral history interview, May 19, 1982. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Izatt, Jan C. Recollections of Ernest L. Wilkinson by his secretary Jan C. Izatt. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Pyne, Beatrice. Interview, 1989. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Shelley, George F., 1871-1969. George F. Shelley oral history interview, May, 28, 1965. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Smith, Hyrum Jenkins. Interview, 1980. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Clark, Amassa Lyman, 1865-1968. Amassa Lyman Clark oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1964 June 26 [sound recording] / conducted by Hollis Scott. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Christensen, N. La Verl. Interview, 1984. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Smith, Hyrum Jenkins. Hyrum J. Smith oral history interview, Oct. 17, 1980. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Woolley, Royal B., 1878-. Royal B. Woolley oral history interview, July 9 and 23, 1964. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Kirkham, Francis W., 1877-1972. Oral history interview, Nov. 4, 1966. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Nelson, Lowry, 1893-1986. Nelson Lowry oral history interview, Sept. 3, 1963. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Stowell, Earl, 1887-. Mormon colonists in Mexico oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1960 March 31 and 1964 September 25 and October 4, 5 [sound recording] / conducted by Hollis Scott. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Hull family reunion tapes, 1971 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Widtsoe, Leah D. (Leah Eudora Dunford), 1874-1965. Oral history interview, Feb. 11, 1965. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Brigham Young University. University Archives. Records, 1969-1996. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Johnson, Edith. Oral history, 1984. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Orem Heritage Museum. Video interviews of long-time Orem residents, 1984-1989. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Jenkins, Clayton, 1886-1982. Clayton Jenkins oral history interview, Feb. 6, 1981. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Rosenstock, Fred A. (Fred Asher), 1895-. Fred A. Rosenstock oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1968 October 16 [sound recording] / conducted by Hollis Scott. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Fletcher, Fern Eyring, 1890-1981. Fern Eyring Fletcher oral history interview, 1981. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Maw, Margaret, b. 1874. Oral history interview, Jan. 19, 1965. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Anderson, Aldon J. Aldon J. Anderson oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1967 August 15 [sound recording] / conducted by Hollis Scott. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Jones, Sarah Fletcher, 1874-1966. Oral history interview, April 29, 1965. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Hill, George R. (George Richard), b. 1884. George R. Hill oral history interview, Sept. 19, 1968. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Crandall, Evelyn, 1876-1967,. Oral history interview with Evelyn Crandall, 1964 June 26. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Webb, Walter L. (Walter Lorenzo), 1869-1968. Oral history interview with Walter L. Webb, 1964 November 10. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Erickson, Hilda Andersson, 1859-1968. Hilda Erickson oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1966 January 13 [sound recording] / conducted by Hollis Scott. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Christensen, N. La Verl. Oral history, 1984-1987. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Olpin, Albert Ray, b. 1898. A. Ray Olpin oral history interview, Aug. 13, 1982. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Scott, Hollis, 1919-2005. Brief synopsis of awarding academic diplomas and degrees at Brigham Young Academy and Brigham Young University from 1876-1919 / compiled by Hollis Scott. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Tingey, Helga P. (Helga Pedersen), 1886-1988,. Oral history interview with Helga P. Tingey, 1976 March. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Johnson, David, 1880-. Written interview, March 1969. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Rollins, Marie H., 1881-. Oral history interview, Nov. 24, 1965. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Keeler, J. J. (Joseph Jensen),. Oral history interview with J.J. Keeler, 1992 January 2. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Brockbank, Elsie Booth, 1894-1978. Elsie Booth Brockbank oral history interview, July 26, 1977. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Scott, Hollis, 1919-2005. Hollis Scott oral history interview, Nov. 12, 1968. Harold B. Lee Library
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associatedWith Anderson, Aldon J. person
associatedWith Boyer, Francis. person
associatedWith Brigham Young Academy corporateBody
associatedWith Brigham Young University corporateBody
associatedWith Brigham Young University. University Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Brigham Young University. University Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Brigham Young University. University Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Brockbank, Elsie Booth, 1894-1978. person
associatedWith Christensen, N. La Verl. person
associatedWith Clark, Amassa Lyman, 1865-1968. person
associatedWith Crandall, Evelyn, 1876-1967, person
associatedWith Cullimore, Lloyd L., 1895- person
associatedWith Erickson, Hilda Andersson, 1859-1968. person
associatedWith Fletcher, Fern Eyring, 1890-1981. person
associatedWith Fletcher, Harvey, b. 1884. person
associatedWith Hansen, Reed. person
associatedWith Harold B. Lee Library. Dept. of Archives and Manuscripts. corporateBody
associatedWith Hill, George R. (George Richard), b. 1884. person
associatedWith Izatt, Jan C. person
associatedWith Jenkins, Clayton, 1886-1982. person
associatedWith Johnson, David, 1880- person
associatedWith Johnson, Edith. person
associatedWith Jones, Sarah Fletcher, 1874-1966. person
associatedWith Keeler, J. J. (Joseph Jensen), person
associatedWith Keeler, Joseph J. person
associatedWith Kirkham, Francis W., 1877-1972. person
associatedWith Maw, Margaret, b. 1874. person
associatedWith Mitchell, Beatrice Maeser, 1892- person
associatedWith Nelson, Lowry, 1893-1986. person
associatedWith Olpin, Albert Ray, b. 1898. person
associatedWith Orem Heritage Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Pyne, Beatrice. person
associatedWith Rollins, Marie H., 1881- person
associatedWith Rosenstock, Fred A. (Fred Asher), 1895- person
associatedWith Scott family family
associatedWith Shelley, George F., 1871-1969. person
associatedWith Smith, Hyrum Jenkins. person
associatedWith Stowell, Earl, 1887- person
associatedWith Tingey, Helga P. (Helga Pedersen), 1886-1988, person
associatedWith Webb, Walter L. (Walter Lorenzo), 1869-1968. person
associatedWith Widtsoe, Leah D. (Leah Eudora Dunford), 1874-1965. person
associatedWith Woolley, Royal B., 1878- person
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Birth 1919-10-10

Death 2005-12-15

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