Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

SCOTT MSS.

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Inventory

I. Biographical/Genealogical

Box 1

  • Autobiography of E.H. Scott. (3 folders)
  • Collection of E.H. Scott. Biographical background and description of Scott mss., written and compiled by Fanny Scott Rumely, Aug. 1971.
  • Genealogical research and correspondence (4 folders)
  • Mayflower Society
  • Three genealogical blueprints

II. Correspondence

Box 1

  • 1820-1862

Box 2

  • 1863-1873

Box 3

  • 1874-1899

Box 4

  • 1900-1915

Box 5

  • 1916-1920

Box 6

  • 1921-1937

Box 7

  • F.S. Rumely letters to Scotts, 1896-1917 (12 folders)
  • Timberlands Papers, 1929-1941 (3 folders)

III. Diaries

The diaries are filed chronologically within the correspondence.

Box 1

  • 1861, June 10-1862, Aug. 22. Scott, E.H.

Box 2

  • 1863. Scott, E.H. Trip west.
  • 1865-1866. Scott, Arthur Lee
  • 1871-1872, Mar. 14. Scott, Mary Relief (Niles)

Box 3

  • 1876-1880, 1882-1888, 1895. Scott, E.H. (13 volumes)
  • 1883. Scott, Mary Relief (Niles)
  • 1891, Jan. 1-Feb. 18. Scott, Mary Relief (Niles)

Box 4

  • 1901-1915. Scott, E.H. (15 volumes)

Box 5

  • 1920. Scott, E.H.

Box 6

  • 1922, 1924. Scott, E.H. (2 volumes)

Box 7

  • 1867, Sept. 8-1868, Oct. 5. Scott, Mary Relief (Niles).

IV. Photographs

Box 6

  • 1860s. First tramp seen in Unadilla Valley (1 ambrotype)
  • 1870-1875. East Saginaw, Michigan. Scott family (3 photographs)
  • 1870s-1919. Scott family (44 photographs, 1 tintype)
  • 1877-1963. Michigan (6 photographs, 4 postcards)
  • 1880s-1920s. Scott family (31 photographs)
  • 1887. St. Augustine, Florida (1 photograph)
  • 1890s. Lumbering around Munising, Michigan (14 photographs)
  • 1906, 1917, undated. Nineveh, New York (35 photographs, 39 postcards)
  • 1910-1917. Unadilla, New York (6 photographs, 16 postcards)
  • 1911. South American cruise (9 photographs, 14 postcards)
  • 1911, 1922. Central America (4 photographs, 3 postcards)
  • 1912. Agricultural tour to Europe with Henry Wallace (83 photographs, 2 postcards)
  • 1912. Bureau of University Travel. European Agricultural Tour (1 photograph)
  • 1913 and undated. Indiana (1 photograph, 10 postcards)
  • 1917. Susquehanna Valley (11 postcards)
  • undated. Noguchi, Isamu Gilmour, with bust of E.H. Scott (5 photographs)
  • undated photograph album. Boys and girls agricultural clubs started in LaPorte by funds and interest of W.H. Scott

Box 27

  • 19th century. Wiley Huntington Scott family photograph album

Oversize 5

  • Photograph of Fanny (Scott) Rumely

V. Letter copy Books

Box 8

  • Dec. 3, 1866-May 18, 1868
  • May 3, 1869-Dec. 2, 1870
  • May 4, 1869-Feb. 17, 1875
  • Dec. 5 1870-May 24, 1871
  • May 24, 18871-Oct. 9, 1871
  • Oct. 9, 1871-Sept. 2, 1872
  • Sept. 3, 1872-Dec. 16 1872
  • Jan. 7, 1873-Oct. 10, 1873
  • Oct. 11, 1873-Aug. 14, 1874

Box 9

  • July 27, 1874-Feb. 17, 1875
  • Feb. 17, 1875-Sept. 11, 1875
  • Sept. 13, 1875-May 31, 1876
  • May 5, 1876-Jan. 9, 1877
  • Jan. 9, 1877-Jan.26, 1880
  • Jan. 10, 1878-Oct. 10, 1879

Box 10

  • Oct. 13, 1879-July 16, 1881
  • Dec. 24, 1881-Sept. 19, 1882
  • Jan. 26, 1880-May 6, 1883
  • Sept. 18, 1882-Aug. 11, 1883
  • Aug. 13, 1883-Apr. 26, 1884

Box 11

  • May 7, 1883-Jan. 28, 1885
  • Apr. 27, 1884-Mar. 6, 1885
  • Feb. 17, 1885-July 12, 1885
  • Mar. 6, 1885-Mar. 23, 1886
  • Nov. 23, 1885-Apr. 21, 1886

Box 12

  • Apr. 21, 1886-Mar. 19, 1890
  • Apr. 30, 1886-Nov. 15, 1886
  • July 12, 1886-Jan. 26, 1887
  • Nov. 15, 1886-Mar. 19, 1887
  • Jan. 26, 1887-Oct. 17, 1887

Box 13

  • Mar. 19, 1887-May 6, 1888
  • May 14, 1888- Apr. 26, 1889
  • Apr. 26, 1889- Apr. 26 1890
  • Apr. 26 1890- Mar. 24, 1891
  • Mar. 24, 1891- Feb. 21, 1897

Box 14

  • Feb. 19, 1892-Mar. 11, 1893
  • Mar. 13, 1893- Mar. 22, 1894
  • Mar. 25, 1894- Jan. 7, 1895
  • Jan. 8, 1895- July 27, 1895
  • July 27, 1895- Jan. 14, 1896

Box 15

  • Jan. 14, 1896- Aug. 15, 1896
  • Aug. 15, 1896- Feb. 20, 1897
  • Feb. 21, 1897- Sept. 16, 1897
  • Sept. 29, 1897- May 14, 1898
  • May 14, 1898- Dec. 4, 1898

Box 16

  • Nov. 24, 1898- June 3, 1899
  • June 5, 1899- Mar. 3, 1900
  • Mar. 4, 1900- Jan. 4, 1901
  • Jan. 5, 1901- Feb. 6, 1902
  • Feb. 7, 1902- Apr. 9, 1903

Box 17

  • Apr. 11, 1903-Mar. 19, 1904
  • Mar. 21, 1904- May 3, 1905
  • May 5, 1905- May 14, 1906
  • May 14, 1906- Apr. 22, 1907
  • Apr. 26, 1907- Apr. 1, 1908

Box 18

  • Apr. 2, 1908- July 12, 1909
  • July 12, 1909- May 1, 1911
  • Dec. 10, 1910- July 26, 1916
  • May 2, 1911- Apr. 15, 1912
  • Apr. 15, 1912- Nov. 29, 1913

Box 19

  • Dec. 7, 1913- Jan. 12, 1915
  • July 29, 1916- Jan. 21, 1918
  • Jan. 23, 1918- Mar. 28, 1919
  • May 12, 1921- Aug. 2, 1922

Box 20

  • 1922, Aug. 1-1923, Oct. 11.
  • 1923, Oct. 12 - 1924, Feb. 19.
  • 1924, Feb. 19 - June 20.

VI. Business/Financial

Business/Financial materials in Boxes 1-4 and Box 6 are filed chronologically within the correspondence.

Box 1

  • 1861, Feb. 11 - 1876, Aug. 7. Scott, E.H. Memorandum book
  • 1861, Nov. 1 - 1876, Jan. 22. Scott, E.H. Account book

Box 2

  • 1864-1867. Scott, E.H. Memorandum book
  • 1867, Jan. 7 - 1869, Mar. 15. Scott, E.H. Memorandum book
  • 1867, Mar. 8 - 1871, Apr. 7. Scott, E.H. Scott. Bank book
  • 1868-1871, Aug. 20. Scott, E.H. Memorandum book
  • 1869. Scott, E.H. Memorandum book
  • 1870. Scott, E.H. Memorandum book
  • 1871. Scott, E.H. Memorandum book
  • 1871-1872. Scott, E.H. Memorandum book
  • 1873-1874. Scott, E.H. Account book

Box 3

  • 1874. Scott, E.H. Account book
  • 1877. Scott, E.H. Memorandum book
  • 1878. Scott, E.H. Memorandum book
  • 1883, Mar. 27 - 1886, Nov. 6. Scott, E.H. Bank book
  • 1883, Mar. 29 - 1884, Dec. 19. Scott, E.H. Bank book
  • 1883. Scott, Mary Relief (Niles). Bank book
  • 1885, July 1 - 1886, Apr. 21. Scott, E.H. Bank book
  • 1885, Dec. 10 - 1887, July 4. Scott, E.H. Bank book

Box 4

  • 1901-1917. Scott, E.H. List of bonds

Box 6

  • 1920-1922. Scott, E.H. Bond record

Box 19

  • 1833-1836. Scott, W.H. Unadilla. Accounts with stage lines
  • 1848-1871. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1857. Scott, W.H. Account/memorandum book
  • 1883-1905. Account book

Box 20

  • 1867, Apr. 11 - 1871, Feb. 21. Scott, E.H. Memorandum book

Box 21

  • 1832-1834. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1832-1836. Unadilla account book
  • 1833-1837. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1834, Dec. 13 - 1838, May 26. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1837, Apr. - 1843, Oct. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1838-1841. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1840-1846. Scott, W.H. Farm book
  • 1838, June 1 - 1841, Aug. 31. Scott, W.H. Account book

Box 22

  • 1839-1855. Pulver account book
  • 1841-1845. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1841, Sept. 1 - 1846, Aug. 31. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1841-1846. Scott accounts
  • 1843-1847. Scott, W.H. Account book

Box 23

  • 1844, Nov. 27 - 1963, Jan. 31. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1846, June - 1849, Jan. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1846, Sept. 1 - 1851, July 18. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1850-1855. Scott accounts
  • 1861-1869. Scott journal

Box 24

  • 1846-1871. Scott accounts
  • 1854, May 9 - 1856, Nov. 10. Cincinnati, Peru, and Chicago Railway Company receipt book
  • 1864-1865. Marsh accounts
  • 1894-1906. Lac la Belle Co. minutes
  • 1849, Jan. 15 - 1851. Scott, W.H. Account book

Box 25

  • 1851, July - 1857, June 22. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1857, June - 1862, Sept. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1857, July 1 - 1860, Sept. 30. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1860, Oct. 1 - 1864, July 1. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1862, Mar. - 1867, June. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1867-1873. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1864, Aug. 1 - 1867, July 31. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1867, Aug. 1 - 1873, Jan. Scott, W.H. Account book
  • 1867-1876. Scott, E.H. & Mary Relief (Niles). Expenses at Saginaw
  • 1871. Scott, E.H. Account book as executor of his father and mother
  • 1872, Sept. 23-1876, Nov. 12. Scott, E.H. Account book of Cinchfield estate, Carrollton, Mich.
  • 1894-1924. Scott, E.H. Account book
  • 1859, June 14 - 1924, Sept. 8. LaPorte Society of the New Church, LaPorte, Ind. Record
  • 1830-1831. Account book of butchering
  • 1817-1827. Scott, Silas. Account book
  • 1827, Scott, Silas. Justice docket; 1831, June 28-1837, Oct. Account book

Box 26

  • 1875-1914. Scott, Mary R. Account book
  • 1879-1884. Scott, Mary R. Farm accounts daybook
  • 1879-1884. Scott, Mary R. Farm accounts ledger
  • 1884-1891. Scott, Mary R. Farm accounts daybook
  • 1884-1904. Scott, Mary R. Farm accounts daybook
  • 1890, Oct. 24 - 1916, Jan. 29. Nester Land and Mining Company. Minutes of the directors
  • 1890, Dec. 12 - 1904, Apr. 28. Nester Land and Mining Company. Capital stock account
  • 1892, May 31-1924, June 10. Morrison and Scott. Ledger
  • 1894-1937. Scott, Mary R. and Fanny (Scott) Rumely. Farm statistics
  • 1904-1916. Scott, Mary R. Farm accounts daybook
  • 1904-1916. Scott, Mary R. Farm accounts ledger
  • 1906-1907. Planett Manufacturing Company. Accounts
  • 1906, July. Planett Manufacturing Company. Auditor's report
  • undated. Index listing

Oversize 4

  • 1861-1924. Scott, E.H. Real estate and farm accounts

VII. Printed

Box 7

  • The Hoosier, 1901 (Vol. 1, nos. 2-9)
  • LaPorte Centennial
  • Legal publications, 1909
  • Obituaries
  • United Mining Company publications
  • McGarr, Philip Morehouse. "Emmet Hoyt Scott, 1842-1924: Middle West Businessman." Dissertation, published by Emmet Hoyt Scott Rumely, Birmingham, Michigan, March, 1981.

Oversize 2

  • 1866. Topographical map of Broome County, NY

Oversize 3

  • Newspapers. Includes specimens from LaPorte Argus, 1891-1894; LaPorte Argus-Bulletin, 1900-1901, 1913; LaPorte Daily Herald, 1892, 1900-1902, 1913; Daily Republican, 1889; LaPorte Republican, 1901; Marshal County Independent, 1900; Mining Journal, 1901; Weekly Sun, 1885

Oversize 5

  • 1869. Indianapolis and St. Louis Railroad Company timetable
  • 1903, Jan. 16. Passport issued to Mary Relief (Niles) Scott
  • 1903. Literature from United Mining and Development Company
  • 1911, Feb. 1. "Father Neptune 'Passport'" for Emmet H. Scott (for South American cruise)
  • 1912, Aug. 9 - 1913, July 18. Wallace, H.A. Studying agricultural Europe
  • undated. Map of Isle Royale, Keweenaw County Michigan (2 sheets)

VIII. Miscellaneous

Box 1

  • 1862, Oct. 21-31. Scott, E.H. "Note Book at Teachers Institute Binghamton NY."

Box 7

  • 1884-1887. Scott, Mary Relief (Niles). Scrapbook clippings
  • 1859-1924. LaPorte Society of the New Church, Record. Records removed from bound volume. (2 folders)
  • undated. Scott, Mary Relief (Niles). Recipes

Box 20

  • 1912. Scott, E.H. Scrapbook of agricultural tour of Europe (2 volumes)

Oversize 1

  • Wooden sign: William Niles/E.H. Scott/Lac La Belle Co.

Oversize 5

  • Property maps and indentures; land deeds signed by Ulysses S. Grant; household insurance policy; abstracts of title; photostats of plates of Northern Indiana swamp lands, showing Indian trails and E.H. Scott lands.

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