Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Scott, Frank Augustus, 1873-1949
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Frank Augustus Scott Papers
Repository:
Public Policy Papers
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/1n79h432x
Dates:
1912-1954 (mostly 1915-1940)
Size:
8 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-8
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of papers of Scott relating, for the most part, to his positions as chairman of the General Munitions Board during World War I, co-founder and chairman of the War Industries Board (1917), chief of the Cleveland Ordnance District (1924-1928), and adviser to the Army Industrial College (1925).

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of papers of Scott relating, for the most part, to his positions as chairman of the General Munitions Board during World War I, co-founder and chairman of the War Industries Board (1917), chief of the Cleveland Ordnance District (1924-1928), and adviser to the Army Industrial College (1925). Included are speeches by Scott and others, correspondence (1912-1954) including letters from Newton D. Baker, Palmer E. Pierce, and Bernard M. Baruch, reports, minutes of meetings, journal notes, printed matter, clippings, and photographs of army officers and friends.

Collection Creator Biography:

Frank Augustus Scott held the positions of chairman of the General Munitions Board during World War I, co-founder and chairman of the War Industries Board (1917), chief of the Cleveland Ordnance District (1924-1928), and adviser to the Army Industrial College (1925).

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Mrs. Frank A. Scott in 1967 . Available information indicates subsequent additions to the collection from Mrs. Scott in 1968 and 1971.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No information about appraisal is available for this collection.

Processing Information:

No information about the physical processing of this collection is available. An EAD finding aid was created from MARC record in 2007. An inventory was created in Archivist's Toolkit in 2008.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Credit this material:

Frank Augustus Scott Papers; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/1n79h432x
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345