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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L139 (Text) 00000106297674 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.8 Cubic feet 2 manuscript boxes

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/04/09 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2015/04/09 by Brent Abercrombie.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The papers consist primarily of Scott's correspondence, essays, short stories, and unpublished novels from 1920-1930s. The collection also includes papers regarding the work of the Indiana Lincoln Memorial Association, a scrapbook of newspaper stories by and about her, and poetry of her father John Scott.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Margaret M. Scott collection, 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:
Margaret M. Scott, born 1874, was a journalist for the Indianapolis News, and freelance writer in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. Ms. Scott started a literary studio, In-Var, for teaching young writers, and was awarded a gold medallion for achievement from the national Theta Sigma Phi sorority in 1960. Ms. Scott died at the age of 91 in May 1964.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Helen Higgins on 1964/08/06.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Scott, John.
Indiana Lincoln Memorial Association.
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Genre: Poetry.
Personal correspondence.

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