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George A. Scott Collection
April 10, 1934
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Erica Sgroi, March 2013


Biographical Note or Organizational History:

George A. Scott was born in 1862 in Indiana. On June 29, 1892, Scott married Jennie Bell, in Vigo County, Indiana. The couple had four children. He became a lawyer and had his own practice. In 1956, he was the Dean of Terre Haute Attorneys. Scott was a director of the Vigo County Historical Society and a member of the Sons of the American Revolution. He was also a member of the Merchants Savings Association. Scott died in January 1964.


“1920 United States Federal Census.” March 27, 2013.
“History of Historical Society.” Terre Haute Tribune. Dec. 9, 1956. March 27, 2013.
“Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941.” March 27, 2013.
“Merchants Savings Association Advertisement.” Terre Haute Tribune. Jan. 8, 1957.  March 27, 2013.
“U.S. Sons of the American Revolution Membership Application.” March 27, 2013.
 “Vigo Circuit Court Has Colorful History.” Terre Haute Tribune. Aug. 19, 1956. March 27, 2013.
“Wabash Valley, Indiana Obituaries, 1900-2010.” March 27, 2013.

Scope and Content:

This collection consists of the business history of Terre Haute, read by George A. Scott, before the Vigo County Historical Society on April 10, 1934. He discussed the banks, the use of gold and silver, electric railways, widening roads, newspapers, the Joseph Strong building, and the Union Passenger Station, as well as the Post Office.

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1.  

4-10-1934 Currents Events in Businesses in Terre Haute, Delivered by George A. Scott to the Vigo County Historical Society

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: April 10, 1934
Provenance:  Florence Crawford, 12-19-1934
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
Alternate Formats: 
Related Holdings: 
Collection Notes: 

MA BA 5-6-2013