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Institution: Haverford College
Creator: Taylor family.
Title: Taylor family papers.
Dates: 1744-1965 (bulk 1825-1940s)
Extent: 9.4 linear feet
Language: Materials in English.
Biographical or Historical Note: George Washington Taylor (1803-1891) was born in Radnor, Pennsylvania, son of Jacob and Elizabeth Richards Taylor. He worked in the cause of temperance, and was publisher of the periodical The Non-Slaveholder and a peace paper The Citizen of the World. Taylor was a member of the 12th Street (Philadelphia) Meeting. Francis Richards Taylor (1884-1947) was a lawyer and minister in Cheltenham Monthly Meeting. Hubert Taylor (1916-1992) was the son of Francis Richards Taylor and Elizabeth Richie Taylor. Anne Taylor Bronner and Esther Hunt Taylor (Marshall) were Francis Richards Taylor's daughters.
Scope and Content Note: This collection consists of papers of several members of the Taylor family. Materials include: correspondence of Francis R. Taylor, George Washington Taylor, Jacob Taylor, Hubert Taylor, Elizabeth H. Roberts Richie, Anne Bronner, and Anne Richie; genealogical information on the Taylor family; clippings and other subject files compiled by Francis R. Taylor; minutes and miscellaneous records of the Abington Meeting; newspaper clippings of Francis R. Taylor; a notebook of Elizabeth Taylor; high school and college papers of Esther Hunt Taylor; diaries of Hubert Taylor; and other personal documents, such as passports, school records, postcards, and legal documents.
Subjects: Quakers--Correspondence. /
Genres: Correspondence. / Diaries. / Family papers. / Genealogies. /
Themes: Genealogy /
The collection is open for research. Please contact Diana Franzusoff Peterson, Manuscripts Librarian & College Archivist, firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions or to access the collection.
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