Papers of Hugh Scott [manuscript], 1930-1987.


Papers of Hugh Scott [manuscript], 1930-1987.

The collection contains family, personal and V.I.P. correspondence, miscellaneous personal and political papers, photographs and memorabilia. Correspondence includes letters from Marian Scott to Scott while he was serving with the Naval Reserve in 1945; letters, 1971-1972, discussing the dedication of a Sunbury, Pa., housing project; letters of thanks, 1959 and 1965, from Irish president Uachtaran na Heireann and Korean president Park Chung Hee; letters, 1978, from Jimmy Carter re the Panama Canal treaties; a letter from Dwight D. Eisenhower re the confirmation of Lewis L. Strauss; and a letter recalling Alice Morrow and the Lindbergh Case. A V.I.P. correspondence file contains letters, chiefly of a formal or routine content, from a number of U.S. presidents and political leaders. A small file of political papers, 1948-1986, contains a variety of newsclippings, schedules, campaign and election information. Photographs comprise the bulk of the collection. In addition to family photographs dating from 1910, and naval service photographs, there is a V.I.P. file, 1948-1985, of numerous political figures including presidents, senators, governors and foreign dignitaries. There are also photographs of several trips abroad mostly in the 70s, particularly to China and the Orient, 1972, Scandinavia in 1973, the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in 1974, and Western Europe, 1975. Political and personal memorabilia include a 1932 travel journal of Mrs. Scott while on board the S.S. Examiner, plaques, awards, citations, honorary degrees, inscribed cartoons, and a tape of Jacob Javit's address at a 1964 testimonial dinner in honor of Scott.

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