Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

Archives Collections List

Arthur Moreland Scott (1888–1963)

Phycologist

Notes on desmids 1956–1960, correspondence, 1 letter and 3 drawings

HI Archives collection no. 35
Five boxes, oversized drawer 28

Scott, Arthur Westmoreland
Date of photograph: 1952–1953
HI Archives portrait no. 2

Biographical and content note
Arthur Moreland Scott (1888–1963) was a structural engineer in New Orleans who was self taught in desmidology—the study of unicellular alga. This collection concerns his work with desmids, especially relating to publications on North and South Australian desmids, “Notes on Indonesian Freshwater Algae” I–IV (1956–1960[?]), “Desmids from the Southeastern United States” (1957), “Sudanese Desmids” (1958) and “Indonesian Desmids” (1961); exchange and identification of specimens; the work and activities of fellow desmidologists; and personal affairs. Also included are some drafts of “Notes on Indonesian Fresh-Water Algae” I–V and some drawings for this and other publications.

Correspondents include Pierre Bourrelly (b. 1910), Hannah Croasdale (1905–1999), Franz Eckert, Kurt Förster, Rolf Grönblad (1895–1962), Willi Krieger (1886–1954), John Walter Guerrier Lund (b. 1912), Gunnar Nygaard (1903–2003), William Randolph Taylor (1895–1990), Paul van Oye (1886–1969), Larry Alston Whitford (b. 1902) and Felix Woytkowski (1892–1966).

Other resources
Individual portraits of this subject are available from the Hunt Institute portrait collection. Thumbnails of the individual portrait holdings are available as a PDF for research purposes. For publication-quality images, contact the Archivist to place an order.

Biographical citations for this subject are available from the Hunt Institute biographical collection as a PDF.


Scott, Arthur Westmoreland
Date of photograph: 1952–1953
HI Archives portrait no. 1

Contents
Box 1
A–G

Box 2
H
Hirano, Minoru (b. 1910)
Fr. Irénée-Marie (1889–1960)
I–P
Prowse, Gerald A.—see also oversized letter of 3 December 1956 and drawings oversize drawer 28

Box 3
Gerald Prescott (1899–1988), 1950–1954
Gerald Prescott, 1955–1961
Jirí Ruzicka (b. 1909)
Mas Sachlan
Harald Sioli (d. 2004)—see also Miscellaneous, Box 4

Box 4
Ray Specht (b. 1924)
S
T
Einar Teiling (1888–1974)
W–Z
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1955–1963
Miscellaneous (including materials relating to Sioli)

Box 5
Correspondence and related items concerning “Indonesian Desmids,” 1959–1960
Correspondence (1953–1959) and related items concerning “Some South Australian Desmids” and “Notes on Indonesian Freshwater Algae”
Investment material (personal finances)


Scott, Arthur Westmoreland
Date of photograph: 1952–1953
HI Archives portrait no. 2

Top of Page




URL for this page: huntbot.andrew.cmu.edu /hibd/Departments/Archives/Archives-SZ/ScottAM.shtml



© 2011 Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation.
All rights reserved. Terms and Conditions.