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Charles Shoemaker Taylor letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-022

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Charles Shoemaker Taylor, which contains business correspondence related to the buying and selling of goods, livestock, and land.

Dates

  • 1875-1878

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Charles Shoemaker Taylor (1850-1939) was born November 26, 1850, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Abraham Merritt Taylor and Elizabeth Robeson Shoemaker. Taylor was educated at Haverford College and graduated in 1871. He married Rebecca Hughes on June 12, 1873, and the couple had five children: Abraham Merritt Taylor (1874), Charles Clifford Taylor (1876), Joseph Wright Taylor (1878), Marianna Taylor (1881), and Frederick Raymond Taylor (1887). After Rebecca died in 1893, Taylor married Gertrude Allinson, with whom he had three children: Margaret Wood Taylor (1898), Edward Allinson Taylor (1900), and Lawrence Newbold Taylor (1903).

Charles Taylor was a real estate developer by profession, but was also involved in higher education. He was a member of the original board of trustees for Bryn Mawr College until 1893, and was the vice president of the Haverford College Alumni Association.

Charles Shoemaker Taylor died September 21, 1939, in Haverford, Pennsylvania, at the age of 89.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Charles Shoemaker Taylor, which contains business correspondence related to the buying and selling of goods, livestock, and land. Taylor was educated at Haverford College, was a member of the original board of trustees for Bryn Mawr College until 1893, and was the vice president of the Haverford College Alumni Association.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.962 Taylor family papers
  • HC.MC.975.05.005 Margaret MacIntosh signature album
  • HC.MC.968 Allinson family papers
  • HC.MC.975.02.023 George W. Taylor letterbooks
  • HC.MC.975.09.032 George Washington Taylor account books

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.

Title
Charles Shoemaker Taylor letterbook, 1875-1878
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
August, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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