Andrew H. Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 89-33
The Andrew H. Scott Papers includes correspondence about Scott's career in the Air Service and about his assay business; organizational records of the Lovelock Societe des 40 Hommes and other materials on the Eagles and Knights of Pythias; literature opposed to the women's Equal Suffrage movement, 1914; erotic literature, 1920s; and prospectuses for the Big Ledge Copper Company, National White Portland Cement Company, Nevada Packard Mine, and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation.

Dates

  • circa 1907-1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Overview

Andrew H. Scott (1888-?) was a Nevada mineral assayer from Rochester and Lovelock, Nevada. He also served in World War I, was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, La Societe des 40 Hommes et 8 Chevaux, and Knights of Pythis. The collection includes Scott's business and personal papers which document his business, fraternal activities, and mining interests.

Biographical Note

Andrew H. Scott was born in 1888 in California. By 1910, he was a Nevada mineral assayer from Rochester and Lovelock, Nevada. During World War I, he served as a captain in the U. S. Air Service under William Mitchell. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, La Societe des 40 Hommes et 8 Chevaux, and Knights of Pythias.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Personal Materials; 3) Assay Business; 4) Mining Prospectuses

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Douglas Smith on May 30, 1989.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Andrew H. Scott Papers
Status
completed
Author
Staff
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
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Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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