Taylor, Francis Richards
- Existence: 1884 - 1947
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains materials relating to the work of the Joint Committee of the Religious Society of Friends, including minutes, correspondence, and reports.
Includes letters of Elihu Burritt (1810-1879) and others on Quakers, African Americans, and slavery; papers of Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) on Quakers, African Americans, and peace; and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891) papers and Free Produce Association records relating to Taylor's work for the use and sale of goods not attached to the slavery economy.
This collection traces several generations of the Quaker Taylor family, but centers on Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891). The former was an attorney and collector of information about his own and related families, as well as local historical information. The latter, who ran a free produce store in Philadelphia in the period before the American Civil War, was connected through his interests in free labor to many correspondents.
This collection contains materials pertaining to the Taylor family. It contains correspondence, journals, legal documents, genealogical information, and research in the history of Quakerism. There are also many photographs in the collection, including carte de vistas and other nineteenth century photographic techniques. Other related families within the collection include the Savery, Scattergood, Richie, Hooton, and Roberts families.
Francis R. Taylor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on December 31, 1884, and attended Haverford College from 1902 to 1906. His course papers contain class notes between the years of 1903 and 1906.
- Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
- Antislavery movements -- United States 2
- genealogies (histories) 2
- Antislavery movements -- History 1
- Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
- Haverford (Pa.) 1
- Quaker lawyers 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Montgomery County 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Reports 1
- Slave labor 1
- Society of Friends 1
- Society of Friends -- Doctrines 1
- correspondence 1
- essays 1
- minutes (administrative records) 1 ∧ less