The Henry E. TurlingtonCollection of Cyril Kay-Scott and Evelyn Scott Materials 1881-1987 (bulk 1920-1957, 1983-1985)

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The Henry E. Turlington Collection of Cyril Kay-Scott and Evelyn Scott Materials TXRC97-A6., 1881-1987, (bulk 1920-1957, 1983-1985)

The Henry E. TurlingtonCollection of Cyril Kay-Scott and Evelyn Scott Materials 1881-1987 (bulk 1920-1957, 1983-1985)

This collection consistsof correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, photographs, postcards, legaland financial documents, musical scores, maps, artwork, and a diary. Thematerials were collected by Turlington, a rare book dealer in North Carolina,and document the lives and works of Cyril Kay-Scott (born Frederick CreightonWellman), an explorer, anthropologist, bacteriologist, journalist, linguist,economist, and latter-day Renaissance man, and his wife Evelyn Scott (bornElsie Dunn), a writer who became a literary force during the 1920s and1930s.

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