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Elmer Scott Papers

Elmer Scott Papers
Elmer Scott Papers


The Elmer Scott Collection contains the papers of Elmer Scott and the records generated by Scott’s organization, the Civic Federation of Dallas. These materials relate to the city of Dallas and Texas through their representation of responses to perceived civic and social issues in the early-to-mid 20th century. The collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, speech transcripts, membership lists, financial documents, pamphlets, programs, bulletins, journals, directories, scrapbooks, books, and photographs.


44 boxes (43 archival, 1 visual) and library and manuscript books totaling 21.74 linear ft., plus oversized folders for archival and visual materials; periodicals; and a museum object.

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