A.M. Scott Correspondence, 1874-1882 A&M.2901

A.M. Scott Correspondence, 1874-1882 A&M.2901


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.2901
Title
A.M. Scott Correspondence1874-1882
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/559
Quantity
0.1 Linear Feet, Summary: 1 in. (3 folders)
Creator
Scott, A. M.
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
<language langcode="eng" encodinganalog="041">English</language>
Abstract
Correspondence, receipts and invitations all pertaining to Addison M. Scott, resident engineer in the U.S. Government, Ohio River Department, at Charleston, WV. Scott worked with the Great Kanawha River improvement project sponsored by the U.S. from 1873 until his retirement in 1901. Correspondence covers the years 1874-1882, with one letter dated 1912. Two letters to Scott are undated. Collection contains forty-two items addressed to Scott in Charleston, with one letter written by Scott. The majority of correspondence discusses personal and/or family matters. Correspondents include Theo. Schoonmaker, engineer on the Chicago & North Western R.R., G.H. Boynton, engineer, Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific R.R., J.M. Vandergrift and William Weston, civil engineers.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 2901, A.M. Scott Correspondence, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Charleston.
  • Kanawha River (W. Va.)
  • Kanawha River - Improvement Project.
  • Rivers and river valleys.
  • Scott, Addison, active 1873-1880
  • United States Improvement - Rivers.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Scott, A. M.
  • Scott, Addison, active 1873-1880