Inventory to the Records of the Rutgers College Office of the President (Austin Scott), 1865-1937


Inventory to the Records of the Rutgers College Office of the President (Austin Scott), 1865-1937

Inventory to the Records of the Rutgers College Office of the President (Austin Scott), 1865-1937

The records and papers of Austin Scott, 1865-1927 (bulk, 1871-1922) consist of records from his presidency of Rutgers College and personal papers, including his notes from graduate history study in Germany.


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