Natalie Scott papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
LaRC Manuscripts Collection 123

Dates

  • 1855-1967 (label)
  • Date acquired: 04/03/1960 (Other)

Extents

  • 10.00 Linear Feet (Whole)
  • 10 Linear Feet (Whole)

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Description

  • Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and other papers pertaining to Natalie Vivian Scott, a New Orleans journalist, author, and activist. Included are letters written during her service in a field hospital in World War I; papers documenting the New Orleans literary community of the 1920s; letters written during Scott's service with the Red Cross in World War II, and documents pertaining to Taxco, Mexico. There are letters to Martha G. Robinson, and a letter from Ruth McEnery Stuart. The collection includes a condolence letter from Lyle Saxon to Scott on the death of her brother Nauman in 1926, and William Spratling's portrait of John Dos Passos, signed by artist and subject.

  • Arrangement Note

    The collection is arranged chronologically by topic. The collection consists of 15 boxes and 3 oversize folders. It is 10 linear feet.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

  • OCLC/WorldCat

    OCLC Number: 402770848

  • Preferred Citation

    Natalie Scott papers, Manuscripts Collection 123, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

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