[Tribute to Carolyn Street Scott, written by her daughter Betty Dickson]

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Tribute to Carolyn Street Scott, written by her daughter Betty Dickson. Carolyn Scott helped organize the Paris Civic league after the 1916 fire; organized the Girl Scouts in Paris; helped start the Paris Public Library and served as its first librarian; and formed the Paris' first Garden Club.

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Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards includes letters and photographs predominately from Paris, Texas. Materials include photographs of family members, the Paris fire of 1916, and family correspondence. Letters include correspondence between Judge David H. Scott of Paris and family friend, Cyrus I. Scofield, author of the Scofield Reference Bible.

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Tribute to Carolyn Street Scott, written by her daughter Betty Dickson. Carolyn Scott helped organize the Paris Civic league after the 1916 fire; organized the Girl Scouts in Paris; helped start the Paris Public Library and served as its first librarian; and formed the Paris' first Garden Club.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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[Tribute to Carolyn Street Scott, written by her daughter Betty Dickson], letter, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35139/: accessed December 7, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards.