Scott, Justin (1944- )
Scope:
The Justin Scott collection is comprised of manuscripts, correspondences, diaries and travel logs, memorabilia and other collected printed material.

Manuscripts in the collection are comprised of drafts of novels, short stories, screenplays, articles and essays, speeches, theses, and proposals and ideas for both published and unpublished works. Each novel includes numerous drafts and versions of chapters, as well as research material, related correspondence, notes, outlines, and loose pages.  Drafts for twenty-six of Scott’s novels are present; also several screenplays, speeches, and articles. All manuscripts date from 1970 to 1996. The collection also contains several manuscripts not written by Scott including Act of War by Leon Sanders and The Wind Scale by Eric Balthus.

Correspondences in the collection are numerous and consist of both personal and professional letters sent to and from publishers, agents, authors, and friends and family. Notable correspondents include E.A. Ticzon, Nick Sayers, Joyce Harrington, and Jennifer Uram to name a few.  All letters are dated 1972-1996.

The collection also contains a large selection of printed materials ranging from professional documents, such as contracts and publishing information, to personal copies of various journals, magazines, newspapers, and articles as well as several tear sheets of articles written by Scott himself for the New York Times and other various publications. In addition, the collection contains various catalogs, brochures, and programs of varying subjects some of which contain holograph notes.

The archive also contains a collection of personal memorabilia including diaries and travel logs from 1976-1983, passports, bank ledgers, diplomas, photographs, and floppy disks.     

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Notable Figures
1. Scott, Justin
2. Blazer, J. S.
3. Garrison, Paul, 1952-
Associated Subjects
1. Literary Collections Subject Guide
2. Mystery and Suspense Fiction Subject Guide
3. Authors, American
4. American literature--20th century
5. Scrapbooks
6. Diaries