Visit the Collection

The Scott Family Collection is located at Alamance Community College in the Wallace W. Gee Building on the third floor; across from the Learning Resources Center (library). Visitor Parking is available in front of the building and elevators are behind the reception desk, ground floor. Please give us a courtesy call to say you’re coming to visit. (336) 506-4203

The Scott Family

Since the early 18th century, the Scott family has played a major role in leadership throughout Central Carolina. Their accomplishments have been showcased in The Scott Family Collection which focuses on the five major areas of their influence: Agribusiness, Education, Medicine, Public Service and Religion. You are invited to explore this information and learn more about a unique family who has contributed so significantly to Alamance County, this region and North Carolina.

Featured Exhibit

Currently on display is an exhibit on W. Kerr Scott and his political career as, Agricultural Commissioner of North Carolina , Governor of North Carolina, and U.S. Senator. On display through March 2015.

Generation of Change

A new documentary entitled "Generation of Change" is being shown on WUNC-TV (Channel 4) this Thursday night, January 8 at 10:00 p.m. The movie is the work of Rebecca Cerese, a local film maker who borrowed photographs from the Scott Family Collection to illustrate the many political contributions that W. Kerr Scott made during his term as governor of North Carolina 1948-1952. There is a portion of the film dedicated to the accomplishments of Kerr Scott's administration and the influence Scott had on such leaders as Terry Sanford, Bill Friday, and Frank Porter Graham.