Winfield Scott collection  1809-1862
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Two engravings of Winfield Scott are housed in the Graphics Division.

Related Materials

The Graphics Division holds a photograph of Winfield Scott's estate dated April 5, 1862 (located at F.8.62) as well as photographs of Scott (located at C.3.12).

The West Point collection within the Duane Norman Diedrich collection contains a letter by Scott dated January 3, 1842, in which he extolls the benefits of West Point.

The G. E. Densmore collection within the Duane Norman Diedrich collection contains a speech by Gen. Roger Jones with pencil corrections by Winfield Scott, dated [January or February] 1841.

The David P. Harris collection contains a letter from Scott to H.P. and W.C. Taylor, dated March 14, 1863.

The Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection contains a letter dated November 1, 1865, from Scott to J.M. Drake.

Schoff Civil War letters and documents contain a letter from Scott to Lt. Col. Van Buren, dated November 23, 1860.

Other manuscript collections containing Scott materials include the Lewis Cass papers, the Christopher Van Deventer papers, the Jacob Jennings Brown papers, and the David B. Douglass papers.


Beringer, Richard E. "Scott, Winfield." In American National Biography Online. Accessed June 2, 2011.