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Taylor, William Wisner
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Description
Materials consist largely of photographs from Taylor's time in the military, including cabinet cards, snapshots, and portraits, many with notes on the verso. Subject matter includes the Philippines, the army, and Taylor's family. Also includes postcards and some printed matter and ephemera such as Taylor's official certificate of joining the military, his official honorable discharge, invitations from President Hoover for a reception at the White House, and some sketches by Taylor.
Background
William Wisner Taylor, Jr. was born on October 24, 1873 and died July 17, 1957. He served in the United States Army, first in the Philippines from 1898 until at least 1906, and later in France during World War I. He wed Ethel Naill Taylor and had two sons, William Nallie Taylor and Oliver Burtis Taylor. Taylor rose to the rank of Colonel during his time in the military.
Extent
1.0 Linear Feet one flat box and one half box
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-pub lish
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.