Glenn R. Scott map collection
Scope and Content
This is a small collection of USGS maps and Geological Survey papers by Glenn R. Scott covering the region around Douglas County, Colorado and the eastern portion of the state. The maps primarily illustrate historic trails and the overland routes of early explorers and white migrants.
Access and Use
This collection is open to researchers. Archives and Local History material is non-circulating and requires staff retrieval. See https://archives.dcl.org for hours of operation.
Glenn Robert Scott (1918-2012) was born in Ohio but spent his adult life as a resident of Colorado. After his service in the Army, stationed in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, Scott pursued a degree in geology and mineralogy. He worked for the United States Geological Survey for more than 40 years, based at the Denver field office, and produced hundreds of published geologic maps and scientific papers.
0.35 Linear Feet (2 top containers) : 1 half manuscript box, 1 oversized folder
Language of Materials
Arranged by format (professional papers followed by historic trail maps) then alphabetically. Each folder contains a single publication, but a number of these are multi-part "items" consisting of separate sheet maps, pamphlets, texts, and printed sleeves.
Donated by Glenn R. Scott in 1999.
- Guide to the Glenn R. Scott Map Collection, 1963-1999
- Alyssa Carver
- 28 October 2022
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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