Scott, Lady B. Papers

Papers of Lady Beatrix Scott, wife of Sir Walter Scott, I.C.S., C.I.E. Sir Walter arrived in India in 1904 and served in senior positions in Assam between 1905 and 1939. In September 1932 he was appointed Chief Secretary to Government and in June 1935 he was made a Member of the Governor’s Executive Council.

Box 1 – Memoir: ‘Indian panorama’. Details life of the wife of a senior I.C.S. official in Bengal and Assam.

Box 2 – Letters and diaries describing life and tours in Assam; Collection of children’s stories.