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R. A. (Rolfe Arnold) Scott-James, b. 1878
Literary File, Photography Collection

185 items

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None

Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The R. A. (Rolfe Arnold) Scott-James Literary File consists of 185 pictures, including a portrait of Scott-James and scenes of Ireland, some of which were used in his book An Englishman in Ireland. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*Items are located at PH:LF: Scott-James, R. A., unless otherwise indicated.

Item List

Container             Accession / P No.      Description
*P1 Portrait of Scott-James on a bicycle.
* 957:0061:0001-00066 photomechanical postcards of Andrinople.
* 957:0061:0007Color 35mm transparency of a group of six unidentified people.
*957:0061:0008-0009 2 cartes-de-visite of unidentified women.
* 957:0061:0010-00145 portraits of unidentified women.
* 957:0061:0015-002410 cartes-de-visite of unidentified men.
* 957:0061:0025-00262 candid portraits of an unidentified man.
* 957:0061:0027-00282 portraits of unidentified men in uniform.
* 957:0061:0029-00313 different portraits of the same unidentified man (also in 957:0061:0040-0042 with a young woman).
*957:0061:0032 Portrait of an unidentified young man (Scott-James?).
* 957:0061:0033-0036Candid portrait of Scott-James with an unidentified woman and child (his wife and child?), plus 3 enlargements of the woman in the portrait, August 1930.
*957:0061:0037-0046 Portraits of an unidentified elderly woman (957:0061:0037-0039), an unidentified young couple (957:0061:0040-0042), the young woman of the couple (957:0061:0043-0044), and an unidentified boy (957:0061:0045-0046).
*957:0061:0047-0048 Pastoral scenes.
* 957:0061:0049-0090Scenes of Ireland, some of which were used in Scott-James' book An Englishman in Ireland.
PH:FC-01:DR-04 957:0061:0091-00966 glass negatives.
NV:LF Boxes [unnumbered]88 nitrate negatives, 29 of which have at least one corresponding print (957:0061:0029, 0037-0049, 0051, 0059-0060, 0062-0068, 0071-0090).

Index of Photographers

Clarke, J. Palmer--957:0061:0023
Downer, F. (Frederick)--957:0061:0008
G. West Son--957:0061:0020
Hall, E. C., photographer--957:0061:0016
Hills & Saunders--957:0061:0017-0019
Mocsigay, A.--957:0061:0009
Soame, James--957:0061:0015
White, H. Roland--957:0061:0021
White, John, photographer--957:0061:0022

R. A. (Rolfe Arnold) Scott-James Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 13 June 2007)

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