Alva Scott Garfield (1902 – 1993), a.k.a. Alva Scott Mitchell, was a New England based writer, academic, and artist active in the middle part of the 20th century. Garfield graduated from Wellesley College. She also attended Radcliffe College in the late 1920s. Her first map appears to have been the Newe Mapp of Wellesley, published in 1926, and described as 'so delightful that every Wellesley and Dana girl will surely want one.' From about 1949, Garfield produced a series of whimsical pictorial maps, referred to collectively as 'Scott-Maps,' of various Mid-Atlantic and New England locations, including Harvard, Boston, Concord, Salem, Cape Code, Maine, and New Jersey.