Edward H. C. Taylor papers
Scope and Contents
The majority of this collection is personal correspondence from E. H. C. Taylor to his family during his service in the U. S. Civil War from 1860-1864. It also includes some later correspondence, his Muster Roll and a lithograph from the 4th Regiment Michigan Infantry, and miscellaneous items. In addition, the transcripts and biographical information in the collection were provided by Edwin Villeneuve LaPlace and presented to Sally Taylor LaPlace (a decendant) in 1974.
- 1812-1974 (bulk 1860-1886)
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Edward H. C. Taylor (1840-1905) was the son of Walter Teller Taylor (1802-1856) and the father of Edward Walter Desire Taylor (1876-1952). Taylor was educated at Hobart College, Geneva, NY. At the outbreak of the Civil War he was visiting in Holland, Michigan and enlisted in the 4th Regiment Michigan Infantry. After the war he moved to Stockton, California. Later, he lived in Bellingham, Washington, where he was a principal in the Bellingham Bay and British Columbia Railroad, and eventually moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, where he was senior freight auditor for the Northern Pacific Railroad.
0.5 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 flat file)
Language of Materials
Edward H. C. Taylor (1840-1905) was educated at Hobart College. At the outbreak of the Civil War he was visiting in Holland, Michigan, and enlisted in the 4th Regiment Michigan Infantry. The majority of this collection is personal correspondence from Taylor to his family during his service in the American Civil War from 1860-1864. It also includes some later correspondence, his Muster Roll, a lithograph from the 4th Regiment Michigan Infantry, and miscellaneous items.
This collection is arranged in the following series:
- Graphic materials
- Other materials
- Collection support materials
Box 1: Archives Storage / Range 22A / Section 1;
Oversize Box 1: Archives Office / Section 7
This collection was donated by Ms. Lou Anne Kirby in 2004.
- Edward H. C. Taylor papers: A Finding Aid
- Linda Clark Benedict (2004); Tricia McEldowney, Archivist (2018)
- November 2018
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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