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The Resource Harold Wilson Scott collection

Harold Wilson Scott collection

Label
Harold Wilson Scott collection, 1917-1931
Title
Harold Wilson Scott collection
Inclusive dates
1917-1931
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The collection consists of 75 letters written by Harold Wilson Scott to his parents during World War I describing where he is stationed in Europe, his duties, and plans for work following discharge as well as other aspects of military life during the Great War. Also included are photographs, postcards, two World War I helmets, a German gas mask, military spurs and belt. Items in collection range in date from 1917-1931
Biographical or historical data
2nd Lieutenant Harold Wilson Scott was born in Jefferson County, Indiana on May 9, 1894 to parents, David Wilson Scott and Mary Keel Scott. Harold spent time at Purdue University as an Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) student and sbusequently commissioned at Fort Benjamin Harrison in August 1917. After three months of training he was sent to France. He spent time in the 5th division of the famed Rainbow Division. Following the Armistice, eh continued to serve in Europe, largely in France. Eventually returning to the United States, Harold finished school at Purdue, got married, and moved to Chicago where he became a chief chemist for apaint company. He died in 1931.Source: Scott, Dale W. "Letters from a Lieutenant in the Great War." August 2008.
Cataloging source
ISL
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Scott, Harold Wilson
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  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Richmond (Ind.)
Label
Harold Wilson Scott collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/686
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/03/14 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2017/03/14 by Lauren Patton
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21078580
Extent
2.3 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Colonel Dale W. Scott on 2008/07/18 and 2013.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn988326495
  • (OCoLC)988326495
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
2 oversize boxes and 1 manuscript box
Label
Harold Wilson Scott collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/686
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/03/14 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2017/03/14 by Lauren Patton
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21078580
Extent
2.3 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Colonel Dale W. Scott on 2008/07/18 and 2013.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn988326495
  • (OCoLC)988326495
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
2 oversize boxes and 1 manuscript box

Library Locations

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      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

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