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Guide to the Mel Scott Papers, 1927-1977
BANC MSS 70/73 c  
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Description
Correspondence, writings, and research files, mainly concerning Scott's publications on art, regional planning, and growth in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles. Research files account for the bulk of the collection, and include notes, clippings, and miscellaneous printed materials arranged by subject and pertaining to a wide range of aspects of city planning and urban development. Also includes drafts of some of his published and unpublished works, along with the typescript letters Scott wrote to his family during his travels in Europe in 1939.
Extent
Number of containers: 6 cartons, 1 box Linear feet: 7.9
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.