Collection RC0715 - Frederick George Scott collection

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Frederick George Scott collection

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  • 1925-1944 (Creation)

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29 items

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Frederick George Scott, clergyman and poet, was born in Montreal on 7 April 1861. He was educated at Bishop's College in Lennoxville, Quebec. He served as rector of St. Matthew's Church in Quebec City from 1889 to 1934. During World War I he served as senior chaplain of the First Canadian Division. He published many poems; his Collected Poems were published in 1934. He also wrote The Great War As I Saw It (1922). He died in Quebec City on 19 January 1944.

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The collection consists of four poems (two copies of one) and one photograph. There are also 22 printed copies of Scott's published poems, many signed by the author, and his funeral order of service.

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There have been two accruals. The second accrual (04-1994) was purchased from John Rush in 1994.


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No further accruals are expected.

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