Charles F. Scott papers, 1883-1938.

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Charles F. Scott papers, 1883-1938.

Correspondence and misc. papers. The correspondence consists of ca. 122 letters from prominent people to Charles F. Scott and relates primarily to political matters. The letters contain information on reactions to Scott's writings, possibilities of secretary of agriculture or other high federal or Republican Party posts, overseas relief efforts, Republican principles, the University of Kansas (Lawrence), bagpipes, his defeat in 1910, and agricultural advocacy. The misc. papers include a biographical sketch, commissions, certificates for town shares, appointments, a will, invitations, and the like. Correspondents include Henry Justin Allen, Charles Curtis, Navy Secretary Edwin Denby, Edward Everett Hale, Herbert Hoover, Jay House, Edgar Watson Howe, Walter A. Huxman, U.S. Agriculture Secretary W. M. Jardine, Alf Landon, Chester I. Long, Margaret Hill McCarter, Ben S. Paulen, Gifford Pinchot, Clyde M. Reed, Theodore Roosevelt, Charles M. Sheldon, Billy Sunday, William Howard Taft, Leonard Wood, and Harry Woodring.

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