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Title: Walter S. Scott typescript and minutes
Dates: 1905, 1920
Accession Number(s): 2007-009
Extent: 8 pages
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Biographical Note: Walter S. Scott (1865-1937) was a Presbyterian pastor and home missionary in Texas. He was born in Monterrey, Mexico on August 6, 1865. He attended Austin School of Theology (now Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary) from 1891-1892 and was licensed and ordained in 1892. Scott served as an evangelist to the Mexican population in San Marcos (1892-1904), San Antonio (1905-1912), Laredo (1913), Taylor (1914-1920), and Waco (1921-1937). He died on December 7, 1937.

Scope and Contents: This collection is comprised of a typescript that documents Walter S. Scott’s work as a missionary to the Mexican population throughout Texas from 1887-1905 as well as the importance of this work for Presbyterians. The minutes record the meeting of the Conference on Unification of the Mexican Work of the Synod of Texas in Austin on December 14, 1920, at which Scott was present.

Materials in accession #2007-009 were originally held at the Montreat office of the Presbyterian Historical Society. They were transferred to the Austin Seminary Archives in 2007.

Restrictions: Materials are available by appointment only. Contact the archivist for details.

RelatedCollections: See also the Texas-Mexican Presbytery records at the Austin Seminary Archives.

Index Terms:
Scott, Walter S., 1865-1937.
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.--Presbytery of Western Texas.
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.--Synod of Texas.
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.--Missions--Texas.

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Preferred Citation: Walter S. Scott typescript and minutes, 1905, 1920, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Box Number:
D007   Typescript, 1905
    Minutes, 1920

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