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Scott and Evans Family Papers

Identifier: 2016-048

Scrapbooks, Wedding book, correspondence, photographs, gift album, and other material from Emily Scott Evans, Colonel Joseph W. Evans, and Alice Evans Pratt document the Scott and Evans families.

The collections are not fully processed but are available for research.


  • 1906-2000

Conditions Governing Access

Open for Research.

Conditions Governing Use

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.


0.5 linear feet

Biographical / Historical

Alice Evans Pratt was born on January 17, 1915 to Joseph W. Evans and Emily Scott Evans. Pratt was a lifetime Houston resident and longtime friend of the University of Houston, particularly of the University of Houston Libraries and Houston Public Media. Along with financial support, the Evans Pratt family contributed the Israel Shreve Revolutionary War Letters to UH Libraries' Special Collections. Pratt died on June 10, 2016.

Custodial History

Materials were donated by Alice Evans Pratt.

Related Materials

Israel Shreve Revolutionary War Letters, donated by Emily Scott Evans and Alice Evans Pratt.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA