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Charles S. Taylor cash book

Identifier: HCS-003-049

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a small ledger detailing Taylor's accounts during some of his time during and after Haverford College, between 1870 and 1872. There are also five loose sheets of receipts and bills from Haverford College.


  • Creation: 1870-1872


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 was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on November 26, 1850, the son of Abraham M. Taylor and Elizabeth R. Shoemaker. He entered Haverford College in 1867, and graduated in 1871. At Haverford College he played cricket. He was the vice president of the Alumni Association, a manager of Haverford College from 1876 to 1880, a trustee of Bryn Mawr College until 1893, a member of the Merion Cricket Club in Haverford, Pennsylvania, a life member of the University Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and a member of the Haverford College Union. He married Rebecca Hughes in 1873, and had five children: A. Merritt (1874), C. Clifford (1876), Joseph W. (1878), Marianna (1881), and Frederick Raymond (1887). In 1894, he married Gertrude Allinson and had three more children: Margaret Wood (1898), Edward Allinson (1900), and Lawrence Newbold (1903). Charles Shoemaker Taylor died September 21, 1939, in Haverford, Pennsylvania at the age of 89.


.04 linear ft. (one volume and five loose papers in a folder)

Language of Materials



This collection contains a small ledger detailing Taylor's accounts. There are also five loose sheets of receipts and bills from Haverford College.


This volume is arranged in one volume.


Acquisition unknown.

Related Materials

Charles Shoemaker Taylor letterbook HC.MC.975.02.022

Processing Information

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo; completed June, 2018.

Charles S. Taylor cash book, 1870-1872
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
June, 2018
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