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Taylor, William Wisner
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  • Content Description
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: William Wisner Taylor papers
    source: Chapman, Barney
    Identifier/Call Number: M2203
    Physical Description: 1.0 Linear Feet one flat box and one half box
    Date (inclusive): c. 1873-1957
    Physical Location: [identification of item], William Wisner Taylor Jr. papers (M2203). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California.

    Content 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.

    Conditions Governing Access

    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.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchase; 2017. Accession MSS 2017-041.

    Biographical / Historical

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Chapman, Barney