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Mary L. Scott Letters and Artwork - Letters, 1923-1948, 1923-1948

 File — Box: 4257.020, Folder: 8

Scope and Contents

Letters to Mary L. Scott of Louisville, Kentucky, primarily from from Willis Wilson Jr. of Chicago, Illinois, discussing their romantic relationship and well wishes for success in her work at school. A letter from B. W. Hartley, Superintendent of Louisville Public Schools instructs her to report to work as a teacher. There is also a letter from Newton Ball of Boston, Massachusetts, writes about missing her correspondence and hopes she will write back.

There is also a colored pen and ink drawing of the United States Capitol Building with an eagle in flight bearing a United States flag in its beak. "In Peace With All Countrys" is written in the heading of the flag. there is no signature on the artwork.


  • 1923-1948

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From the Collection: 15.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Formerly MSS.2645 Mary L. Scott Letters


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266