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Register of the Taylor (Elliott and Burta) Collection, 1922-1986
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SERIES I: CORRESPONDENCE & MISC. PAPERS

 

BOX 1: ELLIOTT TAYLOR (ROME & ALBANIA) TO BURTA BEERS, 1928-30

 

1.1-Trip East before sailing for Europe (Jun-Jul 1928)

 

1.2-ROME (1928) Jul/Aug

 

1.3-ROME (1928) Sep/Oct

 

1.4-ROME (1928) Nov/Dec

 

1.5-ROME (1929) Jan/Feb

 

1.6-ROME (1929) Mar/Apr

 

1.7-ROME (1929) May/Jun

 

1.8-ROME (1929) Jul/Aug

 

1.9-ROME (1929) undated fragments

 

1.10-ALBANIA (1929) Aug/Sep

 

1.11-ALBANIA (1929) Oct

 

1.12-ALBANIA (1929) Nov/Dec

 

1.13-ALBANIA (1930) Jan/Feb

 

1.14-ALBANIA (1930) Mar/Apr

 

1.15-ALBANIA (1930) May/Jun

 

1.16-ALBANIA (1930) Jul/Sep

 

1.17-ALBANIA (1930) undated fragments

 

BOX 2: ELLIOTT TAYLOR (USA) TO BURTA B. TAYLOR, 1935- ; ENCLOSURES FROM ALL CORRESPONDENCE

 

2.1-1935 Oct

 

2.2-1935 Nov/Dec

 

2.3-1936 Jan/Feb

 

2.4-1936 Mar

 

2.5-1936 Apr/Jun

 

2.6-1936 Summer

 

2.7-1950s & 1960s

 

2.8-ENCLOSURES: 1922 7/17 w/ Mother T to ET

 

2.9-ENCLOSURES: 1922 8/24 w/ Mother T to ET

 

2.10-ENCLOSURES: 1928 7/23 w/ BB to ET

 

2.11-ENCLOSURES: 1928 8/9 w/ ET to BB

 

2.12-ENCLOSURES: 1928 8/11 w/ ET to BB

 

2.13-ENCLOSURES: 1928 9/10 w/ BB to ET

 

2.14-ENCLOSURES: 1928 9/22 w/ ET to Ruth Adele T

 

2.15-ENCLOSURES: 1928 9/28 w/ BB to ET

 

2.16-ENCLOSURES: 1928 10/24 w/ BB to Ruth Adele T

 

2.17-ENCLOSURES: 1928 10/30 w/ BB to ET

 

2.18-ENCLOSURES: 1928 11/18 w/ BB to ET

 

2.19-ENCLOSURES: 1928 11/26 w/ ET to Ruth Adele T

 

2.20-ENCLOSURES: 1928 12/28 w/ ET to Ruth Adele T

 

2.21-ENCLOSURES: 1929 4/12 w/ BB to ET

 

2.22-ENCLOSURES: 1929 4/15 w/ BB to ET

 

2.23-ENCLOSURES: 1929 4/21 w/ ET to BB

 

2.24-ENCLOSURES: 1929 5/2 w/ ET to BB

 

2.25-ENCLOSURES: 1929 5/4 w/ ET to Ruth Adele T

 

2.26-ENCLOSURES: 1929 8/11 w/ BB to ET

 

2.27-ENCLOSURES: 1929 8/29 w/ BB to ET [photo of BB]

 

2.28-ENCLOSURES: 1929 10/18 w/ ET to Ruth Adele T

 

2.29-ENCLOSURES: 1929 10/21 w/ Mrs. EM Beers to BB

 

2.30-ENCLOSURES: 1929 10/22 w/ BB to ET

 

2.31-ENCLOSURES: 1929 10/27 w/ BB to ET

 

2.32-ENCLOSURES: 1929 10/29 w/ BB to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.33-ENCLOSURES: 1929 11/3 w/ BB to ET

 

2.34-ENCLOSURES: 1929 11/11 w/ ET to Edwin T

 

2.35-ENCLOSURES: 1929 11/14 w/ BB to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.36-ENCLOSURES: 1929 11/15 w/ BB to ET

 

2.37-ENCLOSURES: 1929 11/17 w/ BB to Mrs. EM Bers

 

2.38-ENCLOSURES: 1929 11/17 w/ BB to ET

 

2.39-ENCLOSURES: 1929 12/5 w/ Mrs. EM Beers to BB

 

2.40-ENCLOSURES: 1929 12/8 w/ BB to ET

 

2.41-ENCLOSURES: 1929 12/15 w/ BB to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.42-ENCLOSURES: 1929 12/16 w/ BB to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.43-ENCLOSURES: 1929 n.d. [Beers family clippings]

 

2.44-ENCLOSURES: 1929 n.d.

 

2.45-ENCLOSURES: 1930 1/6 w/ Mrs. EM Beers to BB

 

2.46-ENCLOSURES: 1930 1/13 w/ Mrs. EM Beers to BB

 

2.47-ENCLOSURES: 1930 1/17 w/ Mrs. EM Beers to BB

 

2.48-ENCLOSURES: 1930 1/27 w/ Mrs. EM Beers to BB

 

2.49-ENCLOSURES: 1930 2/3 w/ Mrs. EM Beers to BB

 

2.50-ENCLOSURES: 1930 2/18 w/ BB to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.51-ENCLOSURES: 1930 3/2 w/ BB to ET

 

2.52-ENCLOSURES: 1930 3/8 w/ Ruth Beers to BB

 

2.53-ENCLOSURES: 1930 3/18 w/ BB to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.54-ENCLOSURES: 1930 3/28 w/ BB to ET

 

2.55-ENCLOSURES: 1930 3/31 w/ BB to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.56-ENCLOSURES: 1930 4/4 w/ BB to ET

 

2.57-ENCLOSURES: 1930 4/14 w/ Mrs. EM Beers to BB

 

2.58-ENCLOSURES: 1930 5/18 w/ BB to ET

 

2.59-ENCLOSURES: 1930 6/19 w/ BB to ET

 

2.60-ENCLOSURES: 1930 6/28 w/ BB to ET

 

2.61-ENCLOSURES: 1931 5/24 w/ BT to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.62-ENCLOSURES: 1931 8/17 w/ BT to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.63-ENCLOSURES: 1931 8/25 w/ ET to Jobe T. Taylor

 

2.64-ENCLOSURES: 1931 9/5 w/ BT to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.65-ENCLOSURES: 1931 10/11 w/ ET to Ruth Adele T

 

2.66-ENCLOSURES: 1932 7/11 [photo: "teatime aboard SS Leviathan"] w/ BT to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.67-ENCLOSURES: 1932 9/18 w/ ET to Ruth Adele T

 

2.68-ENCLOSURES: 1932 Italian airline ticket (n.d.)

 

2.69-ENCLOSURES: 1933 5/8 w/ BT to Mrs. EM Beers [photos]

 

2.70-ENCLOSURES: 1934 2/15 w/ BT to Mrs. EM Beers [photos]

 

2.71-ENCLOSURES: 1934 3/30 w/ BT to Mrs. EM Beers [photos]

 

2.72-ENCLOSURES: 1935 7/11 w/ BT to Mrs. EM Beers [photos]

 

2.73-ENCLOSURES: 1935 8/15 w/ BT to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.74-ENCLOSURES: 1935 10/26 w/ ET to BT [photos]

 

2.75-ENCLOSURES: 1937 2/8 w/ BT to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.76-ENCLOSURES: 1937 3/9 w/ BT to Mrs. EM Beers

 

2.77-ENCLOSURES: 1942 5/13 w/ ET to Mrs. EM Beers

 

BOX 3: ELLIOTT TAYLOR TO HIS FAMILY, 1928-1935

 

3.1-to JOBE T. TAYLOR Rome, 1928/29

 

3.2-to JOBE T. TAYLOR Albania, 1929/35

 

3.3-to JOBE T. TAYLOR other locations, 1928/36

 

3.4-to EDWIN F. TAYLOR Rome, 1928/29

 

3.5-to EDWIN F. TAYLOR Albania, 1929/34

 

3.6-to EDWIN F. TAYLOR other locations, 1928/33

 

3.7-to RUTH ADELE TAYLOR Rome, 1928/29

 

3.8-to RUTH ADELE TAYLOR Albania, 1929/33

 

3.9-to RUTH ADELE TAYLOR other locations, 1928/32

 

3.10-to JUSTUS E. TAYLOR [Uncle] Albania, 1929

 

3.11-to RUTH BEERS [sister-in-law] Albania, 1930

 

3.12-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS [mother-in-law] Albania, 1930

 

3.13-to Mr. B.W. BEERS [father-in-law] Albania, 1929

 

BOX 4: BURTA BEERS TO ELLIOTT TAYLOR, 1928-1930

 

4.1-College of the Pacific, 1928 Jun/Aug

 

4.2-College of the Pacific, 1928 Sep/Dec

 

4.3-College of the Pacific, 1929 Jan/Feb

 

4.4-College of the Pacific, 1929 Mar/Apr

 

4.5-College of the Pacific, 1929 May/Jun

 

4.6-College of the Pacific, 1929 Jul/Aug

 

4.7-BRYN MAWR, 1929 Sep/Oct

 

4.8-BRYN MAWR, 1929 Nov/Dec

 

4.9-BRYN MAWR, 1930 Jan/Apr

 

4.10-BRYN MAWR, 1930 May/Jul

 

BOX 5: BURTA BEERS TAYLOR TO HER FAMILY, 1929-1973

 

5.1-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS Bryn Mawr, 1929

 

5.2-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS Bryn Mawr, 1930

 

5.3-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS Albania, 1930

 

5.4-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS Albania, 1931

 

5.5-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS Albania, 1932

 

5.6-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS Albania, 1933

 

5.7-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS Albania, 1934

 

5.8-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS Albania, 1935

 

5.9-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS New York, 1936

 

5.10-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS New York, 1937

 

5.11-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS Reedley (Calif.), 1941

 

5.12-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS Reedley (Calif.), 1942

 

5.13-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS Stockton, 1949

 

5.14-to Mrs. E.M. BEERS undated fragments

 

5.15-to RUTH BEERS Bryn Mawr, 1929/30

 

5.16-to RUTH BEERS other locations, 1970s

 

5.17-to Mr. B.W. BEERS Albania, 1933

 

5.18-to RUTH ADELE TAYLOR [sister-in-law] Albania, 1932

 

BOX 6: FAMILY TO BURTA & ELLIOTT TAYLOR; CORRESPONDENCE W/ FRIENDS; BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE

 

6.1-to BURTA BEERS TAYLOR from Mrs. E.M. BEERS, Stockton 1929

 

6.2-to BURTA BEERS TAYLOR from Mrs. E.M. BEERS, Stockton 1930

 

6.3-to BURTA BEERS TAYLOR from Mrs. E.M. BEERS, Stockton undated

 

6.4-to BURTA BEERS TAYLOR from RUTH BEERS, Fresno & Stockton 1928

 

6.5-to BURTA BEERS TAYLOR from RUTH BEERS, Fresno & Stockton 1929

 

6.6-to BURTA BEERS TAYLOR from RUTH BEERS, Fresno & Stockton 1930

 

6.7-to BURTA BEERS TAYLOR from RUTH BEERS, Fresno & Stockton undated

 

6.8-to BURTA BEERS TAYLOR from RELTON R. ROBINSON (half-brother) 1929/30

 

6.9-to BURTA BEERS TAYLOR from Mr. B.W. BEERS, Benbow (Calif.) 1929/30

 

6.10-to BURTA BEERS TAYLOR from RUTH ADELE TAYLOR, Modesto (Calif.) 1928/29

 

6.11-to BURTA BEERS TAYLOR from MISC. RELATIVES 1928/87

 

6.12-Misc. BEERS FAMILY CORRESPONDENCE not addressed to BBT or ET 1923-30

 

6.13-to ELLIOTT J. TAYLOR from JOBE T. TAYLOR, Modesto (Calif.) 1922

 

6.14-to ELLIOTT J. TAYLOR from Mrs. JOBE T. TAYLOR, Modesto (Calif.) 1922

 

6.15-to ELLIOTT J. TAYLOR from EDWIN F. TAYLOR, Modesto (Calif.) 1928-35

 

6.16-to ELLIOTT J. TAYLOR from RUTH ADELE TAYLOR, Modesto (Calif.) 1928-30

 

6.17 -to ELLIOTT J. TAYLOR from Mrs. E.M. BEERS, Stockton 1929-30

 

6.18 -to ELLIOTT J. TAYLOR from Mr. B.W. BEERS, Benbow (Calif.) 1929

 

6.19 -to ELLIOTT J. TAYLOR from RUTH BEERS, Fresno & Stockton 1929

 

6.20 -Misc. TAYLOR FAMILY CORRESPONDENCE not addressed to BBT or ET 1922/28

 

6.21-Correspondence w/ Friends: ET (Albania) to Rev. Barthol W. Pearce & wife, 1929/30

 

6.22-Correspondence w/ Friends: Rev. Barthol W. Pearce (Sonora, Calif.) & wife to ET, 1929/30

 

6.23-Correspondence w/ Friends: ET (Albania) to misc. friends, 1930/31

 

6.24-Correspondence w/ Friends: Misc. friends to ET, 1922/33

 

6.25-Correspondence w/ Friends: Rev. Barthol W. Pearce & wife to BB, 1928

 

6.26-Correspondence w/ Friends: BBT (Albania) to misc. friends, 1930

 

6.27-Correspondence w/ Friends: Misc. friends to BBT, 1929/92

 

6.28-Business Correspondence: ET (Rome & Albania) to R.G. Cole (World's Alliance YMCA), 1928/30

 

6.29-Business Correspondence: R.G. Cole to ET, 1928/30

 

6.30-Business Correspondence: ET (Albania) to misc. business correspondents, 1929/32

 

6.31-Business Correspondence: Misc. business correspondents to ET, 1929/30

 

6.32-Business Correspondence: BBT (Albania) to misc. business correspondents, 1930

 

6.33-Business Correspondence: Misc. business correspondents to BBT, 1929/32

 

BOX 7: BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS; SPEECHES; ESSAYS; REPORTS, ETC.

 

7.1-Elliott J. Taylor biographies

 

7.2-Carol Woerishoffer Graduate Dept., Bryn Mawr College---course description, 1929

 

7.3-ET diary, 1930

 

7.4-Vacation in Greece, 1934

 

7.5-ET essay on Michelangelo, c1929

 

7.6-ET sermon: "That leadeth unto life," c1929

 

7.7-ET summary of rel. betw. Colegio Monte Mario & Italians, 1929

 

7.8-ET summary of help given Albania by Italians, 1929

 

7.9-ET radio talk: WEAN, Providence RI, 1936

 

7.10-BBT "Albanian superstitions & folkways: The tale of the bride," 1956

 

7.11-Samuel Irwin. "Through the Italian Tyrol," 1928

 

7.12-Ralph G. Cole. "A peep into the soul of Albania," 1929

 

7.13-ALBANIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE, Kavaje: Monthly Reports, 1930

 

7.14-ALBANIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE, Kavaje: Graduation program & related materials, 1931

 

7.15-ALBANIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE, Kavaje: Monthly Reports, 1931

 

7.16-ALBANIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE, Kavaje: Do., 1932

 

7.17-ALBANIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE, Kavaje: Do., 1933

 

7.18-ALBANIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE, Kavaje: Do., 1934

 

BOX 8: CLIPPINGS; PHOTOS; MEMORABILIA

 

8.1-Clippings

 

8.2-Albania miscellany

 

8.3-Notes

 

8.4-Bryn Mawr College--bulletins, banking papers, etc.

 

8.5-Misc. lg. photos [esp. portraits of ET]

 

8.6-snapshots of environs of Rome [esp. Ostia, Nemi, Villa d'Este]

 

8.7-snapshots of Rome [esp. Colegio Monte Mario]

 

8.8-snapshots of Naples [incl. Pompeii]

 

8.9-snapshots of Florence

 

8.10-snapshots of Pisa

 

8.11-snapshots of Italy, 1928

 

8.12-snapshots enroute to Europe, 1928

 

8.13-misc. snapshots of other neareastern & European locales

 

8.14-ET/BBT marriage documents

 

8.15-COP programs & related items

 

8.16-ET Kiwanis awards

 

8.17-Misc. programs, etc. from friends & family

 

8.18-Misc. other

 

BOX 9: PICTURE POSTCARDS

 

9.1-USA

 

9.2-Albania

 

9.3-Austria (Vienna)

 

9.4-Austria (Vienna---Art)

 

9.5-Bosnia (Sarajevo)

 

9.6-Croatia (Dubrovnik)

 

9.7-France (Paris)

 

9.8-France (Paris---Art)

 

9.9-Hungary (Budapest)

 

9.10-Italy (Assisi)

 

9.11-Italy (Assisi---Art)

 

9.12-Italy (Florence)

 

9.13-Italy (Florence---Art)

 

9.14-Italy (Milan)

 

9.15-Italy (Naples)

 

9.16-Italy (Pisa)

 

9.17-Italy (Pompeii)

 

9.18-Italy (Rome)

 

9.19-Italy (Rome---Ancient)

 

9.20-Italy (Rome---Art)

 

9.21-Italy (Rome---Environs, esp. Nemi, Tivoli)

 

9.22-Italy (Venice)

 

9.23-Switzerland

 

9.24-Misc. Yugoslav villages & scenery

 

9.25-COMMERCIAL PHOTOPACKETS: Germany (Oberammergau)

 

9.26-COMMERCIAL PHOTOPACKETS: Hungary (Budapest)

 

9.27-COMMERCIAL PHOTOPACKETS: Italy (Rome)

 

9.28-COMMERCIAL PHOTOPACKETS: Italy (Rome---Colegio Monte Mario; Capuchin Cemetery)

 

9.29-COMMERCIAL PHOTOPACKETS: Italy (Venice)

 

SERIES 2: VISUAL MATERIALS [items in boxes are color slides and were taken between 1950 and 1980 unless otherwise indicated; a complete listing of all images is available on-site]

 

BOX 1: SWITZERLAND; AUSTRIA; WEST GERMANY

 

BOX 2: ENGLAND (SOUTH)

 

BOX 3: SPAIN (TOLEDO); HOLLAND

 

BOX 4: SPAIN (NORTH)

 

BOX 5: FINLAND; DENMARK

 

BOX 6: PORTUGAL (INCL. MADEIRA); SPAIN (CATALUNYA); ANDORRA

 

BOX 7: SOVIET UNION

 

BOX 8: YUGOSLAVIA

 

BOX 9: AUSTRIA; HUNGARY; ROMANIA; BULGARIA; CZECHOSLOVAKIA; TURKEY

 

BOX 10: IRELAND, SCOTLAND, ENGLAND

 

BOX 11: GERMANY, AUSTRIA, NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM, SWITZERLAND

 

BOX 12: ITALY (ROME, AMALFI COAST), FRANCE (PARIS)

 

BOX 13: ITALY (EXCEPT ROME)

 

BOX 14: MADEIRA, PORTUGAL, MOROCCO

 

BOX 15: SCANDINAVIA--NORWAY, FINLAND, DENMARK, SWEDEN

 

BOX 16: SPAIN, CANARY ISLANDS

 

BOX 17: SOVIET UNION

 

BOX 18: YUGOSLAVIA

 

BOX 19-23: EUROPE

 

VHS tape: [Albania] by Dr. Elliot J. Taylor and Burta May Taylor, filmed between 1932-1935. About 95 minutes. Narrated track of Burta May Taylor done in 1990. Taped from 2 silent 16mm reels at the Library of Congress.

 

DVD: [Albania Trip] by Dr. Elliot J. Taylor and Burta May Taylor, filmed between 1932-1935. About 2 minutes. Silent. Taped from salvageable film in Taylor Collection by JWM Productions in 2009.

 

Film: [Albania Trip] by Dr. Elliot J. Taylor and Burta May Taylor, filmed between 1932-1935. About 2 minutes. Dubbed to DVD.

 

Film: [Unexposed] by Dr. Elliot J. Taylor and Burta May Taylor, filmed between 1932-1935. About 2 minutes.

 

Film: [Switzerland, Holland] by Dr. Elliot J. Taylor and Burta May Taylor, no date. About 2 minutes.

 

Film: [Spain, Italy] by Dr. Elliot J. Taylor and Burta May Taylor, no date. About 2 minutes.

 

35 mm negatives: unidentified Europe

 

35 mm slides: [Europe: France (Paris), England], 1950

 

35 mm slides: [Europe: Portugal (Lisbon), Spain (Madrid, Toledo), Italy (Rome), 1950

 

BOX 24: NOVA SCOTIA; NEW ENGLAND

 

BOX 25: PACIFIC NORTHWEST

 

BOX 26: CALIFORNIA

 

BOX 27: CALIFORNIA

 

BOX 28: CALIFORNIA; MONTANA; CANADA

 

BOX 29: MEXICO

 

BOX 30: MEXICO

 

BOX 31: MEXICO

 

BOX 32: HAWAII

 

BOX 33: CRATER LAKE/BENBOW (CALIF.) [FILM]

 

BOX 34: BENBOW (CALIF.) [FILM]

 

BOX 35: "PORT" (PORTLAND?) [FILM]

 

BOX 36: GREENLAND; SEATTLE, ETC. BY AIR

 

BOX 37: TAYLOR FAMILY PIX; STOCKTON; OTHER CALIFORNIA

 

BOX 38: ARIZONA; UTAH; BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO

 

BOX 39: PERU

 

BOX 40: PERU

 

BOX 41: PERU

 

BOX 42: PERU (MACHU PICCHU)

 

BOX 43: CENTRAL AMERICA

 

BOX 44: ECUADOR

 

BOX 45: VENEZUELA

 

BOX 46: VENEZUELA, PANAMA, GUATEMALA, NICARAGUA, HONDURAS, COSTA RICA

 

BOX 47: BRAZIL, URUGUAY, ARGENTINA, CHILE, BOLIVIA, COLOMBIA

 

BOX 48: ECUADOR, CHILE

 

BOX 49: PERU

 

BOX 50: CHINA

 

BOX 51: CHINA

 

BOX 52: CHINA

 

BOX 53: CHINA; JAPAN

 

BOX 54: HONG KONG; INDIA; INDONESIA; JAPAN; NEPAL; PHILIPPINES; THAILAND

 

BOX 55: IRAN; INDIA (FATEPUR)