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Helen Glessner Scott papers, circa 1870-1975

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2865 (Text) 00000106202021 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.03 Cubic Feet (3 folders)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed in 1999 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2019/09/19 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes materials dating from circa 1870 to 1975 related to organizations in which Mrs. Scott was active. The collection is, overall, in the organization created by Mrs. Scott. Folder 1 has material from the Indianapolis Parliamentary Law Club dating from 1946 to 1975. It contains letters, newsclippings, directories, a written motion, a mimeographed sheet of by-laws, and a sliding-rule device for answering parliamentary questions. Folder 2 contains materials from the Daughters of the American Revolution from 1908 to 1969. Included are letters, newspaper clippings, booklets, invitations, excerpts of a speech, a certificate and minutes. Folder 3 is identified as miscellaneous material which dates from circa 1870 to 1974. There are letters, notes, photographs, brochures, directories, and newsletters among many other items, most of which relate to other clubs and organizations.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Helen Glessner Scott papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
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.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Helen Glessner was born May 9, 1898 to Frank and Emma Reece Glessner in Shelbyville, Indiana. She graduated from Franklin College in 1920 and married Jasper Paul Scott that same year. They had three children: Robert Paul, Martha Anne, and Charles Edwin. Mrs. Scott was a member of Pi Beta Phi; a past president of Indianapolis Alumnae Club, Franklin College; a past president of Delta Province; regent and historian of the Caroline Scott Harrison Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution; a past president of the Indianapolis Parliamentary Law Club, the Indianapolis Unit of Parliamentarians, and the Indiana State Association of Parliamentarians, among many others.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Daughters of the American Revolution.
Indianapolis Parliamentary Law Club.
Parliamentary practice.
Indianapolis (Ind.) > Societies and clubs.
Women > Indiana > Indianapolis > Societies and clubs.
Genre: By-laws.

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