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John R. Scott collection

 Collection — Folder: S1156
Identifier: S1156

Scope and Contents

This collection includes 17 items, including a South Park Natural Gas Company Stock Certificate, Elmedia Scott's 1929 driver's license, and miscellaneous real estate records, titles, and deeds from John R. Scott in Delaware County, Indiana, ranging from 1889-1934 regarding his personal property.


  • 1889-1934

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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 Note

John R. Scott was born on 24 January 1860, in Indiana, son of Isaac and Victoreen (Kitchen) Scott. He and his wife Elmedia married in 1889, and had two daughters. The family resided in Madison and Delaware Counties, Indiana. He died in Salem, Indiana, on 2 Jun 1934.

Sources: Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015; 1900 United States Federal Census; 1910 United States Federal Census


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from Mrs. Ruth Offord on 1970/03/20.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/07/28 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2016/07/28 by Linda Gellert.
John R. Scott collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.