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A guide to the Irving Murray Scott Jr. business papers and plans, 1881-1943
HDC0125 (SAFR 15792)  
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Description
Irving Murray Scott Jr. business papers and plans (SAFR 15792, HDC 125) includes many blueprints and mechanical drawings dating to his employment at Union Iron Works, Moore & Scott Iron Works and the Pacific Coast Shipbuilding Company, all of the San Francisco Bay Area. The collection consists largely of technical data on the subject of Marine Engineering compiled by Scott, Jr. during the course of his education and working career. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
Background
Irving Murray Scott, Jr. (1862-1952) was a draftsman and engineer who worked at Union Iron Works, Moore & Scott Iron Works, and Pacific Coast Shipbuilding Company. Scott Jr. was born in Maryland on October 15, 1862 to Mary Hopkins Scott and George S. Scott. Scott Jr. had an older brother named Wakeman H. Scott (born 1861) and younger siblings named John T. Scott (1865-1960), Margaret H. Scott (born 1867), George Worthington Scott (1869 July-1941 January 31), and Henry T. Scott (1877 January 13-1949 July 15). He was the nephew of Irving Murray Scott (1837-1903) and Henry Tiffany Scott (1846-1927), who were the owners of Union Iron Works in San Francisco's Potrero District in the 1860s-1890s. His brother was John T. Scott (1865-1960), who co-owned Moore & Scott Iron Works from 1905-1916 and founded the Pacific Coast Shipbuilding Company in 1918. Scott Jr. died in Alameda on April 16, 1952.
Extent
57.6 linear ft.
Restrictions
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.