Emmett J. Scott collection, 1916-1951.


Emmett J. Scott collection, 1916-1951.

Collection consists primarily of correspondence relating to Scott's activities as secretary at Tuskegee Normal School, special assistant of the Secretary of War, secretary of the Southern Education Foundation, and member of the Board of Indeterminate Sentence and Parole.

77 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8056512

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