Arthur E. Scott finding aid now available

Some of photojournalist/photohistorian Arthur E. Scott’s most fascinating subjects are United States Senators and Presidents, including Barry Goldwater, Gerald Ford, and Richard Nixon.  Scott also documented the Washington, D.C. area’s most important landmarks, like the U.S. Capitol Building and Arlington National Cemetery.  Check out the complete finding aid for the Arthur E. Scott photograph collection to learn more about this collection of over 5,000 prints and negatives, ranging from 1910 to 1976.

Astronaut Alan Shepard speaks after becoming the first American in space. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson looks on (1961). Arthur E. Scott photograph collection, C0096, Box 6, Folder 17

To see more images from the collection, a sample of almost 200 digitized images is available through this website.

This collection was reprocessed with funds provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.