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Guide to the Thomas J. Scott and Sons Records MSS.2552

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Martha Bace

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@bama.ua.edu

October 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-10-16T15:45-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Thomas J. Scott and Sons Records

Unit ID:

MSS.2552

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

1.4 Linear feet

Dates:

1885-1943

Abstract:

Contains primarily the incoming correspondence from companies, firms and lawyers with whom Thomas J. Scott and Sons did business. There is also correspondence between the Scotts and some hand copied letters from the Scotts to others. There are also letters from the Scott's church, clubs and lodges as well as requests for appointments to various post offices in Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2009

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains primarily of the incoming correspondence from companies, firms and lawyers with who Thomas J. Scott and Sons did business. There is also correspondence between the Scotts and some hand copied letters from the Scotts to others. There are also letters from the Scott's church, clubs and lodges as well as requests for appointments to various post offices in Alabama (apparently Charles Scott held a public office at some point.)

Preferred Citation:

Thomas J. Scott and Sons Records, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

CORRESPONDENCE

Series Description

Correspondence between Thomas J. Scott and Sons and the companies, firms and lawyers with whom they did business. Incoming correspondence is grouped alphabetically, but there is no arrangement within a group.

Components in Detail

Business - Outgoing Box 2552-001 Folder 1

Business - Incoming, A Box 2552-001 Folder 2

Business - Incoming, B Box 2552-001 Folder 3

Business - Incoming, C Box 2552-001 Folder 4

Business - Incoming, D Box 2552-001 Folder 5

Business - Incoming, E (1 of 2) Box 2552-001 Folder 6

Business - Incoming, E (2 of 2) Box 2552-001 Folder 7

Business - Incoming, F Box 2552-001 Folder 8

Business - Incoming, G Box 2552-001 Folder 9

Business - Incoming, H Box 2552-001 Folder 10

Business - Incoming, I Box 2552-001 Folder 11

Business - Incoming, J-K Box 2552-001 Folder 12

Business - Incoming, L Box 2552-001 Folder 13

Business - Incoming, M Box 2552-001 Folder 14

Business - Incoming, N-O Box 2552-001 Folder 15

Business - Incoming, P Box 2552-001 Folder 16

Business - Incoming, Q-R Box 2552-001 Folder 17

Business - Incoming, S Box 2552-001 Folder 18

Business - Incoming, T Box 2552-001 Folder 19

Business - Incoming, U-V Box 2552-001 Folder 20

Business - Incoming, W-Z Box 2552-001 Folder 21

Personal Box 2552-002 Folder 1

MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS

Components in Detail

General documents Box 2552-002 Folder 2

Contracts, Stock offers, etc. Box 2552-002 Folder 3