Finding Aid for the Frederic William Taylor papers, 1897-1944

Processed by Anne Caiger, December 1999 & Simon Elliott, Lilace Hatayama, February 2000; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Frederic William Taylor papers
Date (inclusive): 1897-1944
Collection number: 153
Creator: Taylor, Frederic William
Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.) 12 oversize boxes
Abstract: Correspondence, clippings, photographs, certificates, awards, letters of citation and related printed material concerning the activities of Taylor as Director General of El Salvador Agriculture and developer of rubber in the United States. Also included are 14 scrapbooks, reports, etc. with manuscripts and memorabilia kept by Taylor as Superintendent of Horticulture and Director of Concessions at the Buffalo Exposition, 1901. This is arranged under such headings as: annals, McKinley assassination, horticulture, concessions reports, foods and their accessories, and reports of the agricultural and horticultural division.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Frederic W. Taylor.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederic William Taylor papers (Collection Number 153). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

Collection contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, certificates, awards, letters of citation, and printed material related to Taylor's activities as Director General of El Salvador Agriculture and as a developer of rubber production in the U.S. Also includes 14 scrapbooks and reports with manuscripts and memorabilia kept by Taylor while he was Superintendent of Horticulture and Director of Concessions at the Buffalo Exposition in 1901. Pamphlets on various fair and expositions in the U.S., part of the original collection, were transferred to the Fairs and Expositions Collection (Collection 344) in the Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Taylor, Frederic William--Archives.
Pan-American Exposition--(1901 Buffalo, N.Y.).
Agriculturists--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Scrapbooks.

Items Removed from Collection


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Sample - core root and stem- rubber plant.

Box 1, Folder 2

Guayule bulletins & info.

Box 1, Folder 3

Maps ... conditions suitable to growing guayule.

Box 1, Folder 4

GHC [George H. Carnagan] correspondence 1926 et seq. .... 1926

Box 1, Folder 5

Private contracts.

Box 2, Folder 1

Guayule Valley Center. Photos. August 8, 1928.

Box 2, Folder 2

Planting guayule - Salinas, Calif. Photos.

Box 2, Folder 3

American Rubber Producers, Inc. - Salinas, Calif. - officers. Photo.

Box 2, Folder 4

Salinas prints - guayule, 1930. Photos.

Box 2, Folder 5

#1 Vacuum guayule seed gathering machine. Photo.

Box 2, Folder 6

Guayule planting - Irvine Ranch & Salinas, Photos.

Box 2, Folder 7

Eruption of Izalco Volcano, San Salvador. Photo. December 8, 1926.

Box 2, Folder 8

Tumacacori mission, Arizona. Photos.

Box 2, Folder 9

Saliuaro cactus, Arizona. Photos.

Box 2, Folder 10

Near City of Mexico. Photo. 1893

Box 2, Folder 11

On grounds of millenial exposition - Buda Pest. Photo. 1896

Box 2, Folder 12

Vineyards - Bordeaux. Photo. 1905

Box 2, Folder 13

Peterhof. Photo. 1896

Box 2, Folder 14

Amsterdam. Photo. 1896

Box 2, Folder 16

El Salvador. Photos. 1823 - 1927

Box 3, Folder 1

Correspondence F. W. Taylor & family. El Salvador. 1923-1927

Box 3, Folder 2

Salvador letters & reports 1925 - 1927

Box 4, Folder 1

National Geographic. March 1940

Box 4, Folder 2

Guayule -clippings, newspaper stories.

Box 4, Folder 3

Russia articles - experiment stations in Russia.

Box 4, Folder 4

A visit to the savages of Luzon ... [Little journeys].

Box 4, Folder 5

Little journeys.

Box 4, Folder 6

Magazines & other articles by Federic W. Taylor.

Box 5, Folder 1

Mexican weather - Culiacan. From S.P. de Mexico.

Box 5, Folder 2

Mexican weather - Mazatlan. From S.P. de Mexico.

Box 5, Folder 3

Mexican weather - Hermosillo. From S.P. de Mexico.

Box 5, Folder 4

Correspondence. 1903-1905

Box 5, Folder 5

Foreign affairs committee. Chamber of Commerce of the U.S. 1921-1922

Box 5, Folder 6

Little journeys.

Box 5, Folder 7

Briefs of Pan-American concessions contracts.

Box 5, Folder 8

Kern County pictorial.

Box 5, Folder 9

Report of Breakwater Extension Committee. January 1923.

Box 5, Folder 10

A little book of projects.

Box 5, Folder 11

Miscellaneous memoranda.

Box 6, Folder 1

Pan American Exposition, Scrapbook. Vol. VIII. Horticulture.

Note

Box 6 is an oversize flat box.
Box 7, Folder 1

Pan American Exposition, Scrapbook. Vol. X. Illustrations, reports, concessions, horticulture, forestry, foods.

Note

Box 7 is an oversize flat box.
Box 8, Folder 1

Pan American Exposition, Scrapbook. Vol. V1. McKinley. September 1901

Note

Box 8 is an oversize flat box.
Box 9, Folder 1

Pan American Exposition, Scrapbook. Vol. II. Annals. January - June 1900.

Note

Box 9 is an oversize flat box.
Box 9, Folder 2

Pan American Exposition. Concessions Committee minute book, 1 vol. March 25, 1899 - May 2, 1900

Note

Box 9 is an oversize flat box.
Box 10, Folder 1

Pan American Exposition. Scrapbook. Vol. V. Annals. June - August 1901

Note

Box 10 is an oversize flat box.
Box 11, Folder 1

Pan American Exposition, Scrapbook. Vol. III. Annals. July - December 1900

Note

Box 11 is an oversize flat box.
Box 12, Folder 1

Pan American Exposition, Scrapbook. Vol, IV. Annals. January - May 1901

Note

Box 12 is an oversize flat box.
Box 13, Folder 1

Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Saint Louis. Specifications for Agriculture Building. February 1903

Note

Box 13 is an oversize flat box.
Box 13, Folder 2

Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Saint Louis. Specifications for Horticulture Building. March 1903

Note

Box 13 is an oversize flat box.
Box 13, Folder 3

Report. April 30 - December 1, 1904

Note

Box 13 is an oversize flat box.
Box 13, Folder 4

Pan American Exposition. Concessions Committee minute book, 1 vol. May 11, 1900 - June 6, 1901

Note

Box 13 is an oversize flat box.
Box 14, Folder 1

Pan American Exposition, Scrapbook. Vol. IX. Foods and their accessories.

Note

Box 14 is an oversize flat box.
Box 15, Folder 1

Pan American Exposition, Scrapbook. Vol. I. Annals inception. December 1899

Note

Box 15 is an oversize flat box.
Box 16, Folder 1

Pan American Exposition, Scrapbook. Vol. VII. Annals. October 1901 Finis

Note

Box 16 is an oversize flat box.
Box 16, Folder 2

Pan American Exposition, Scrapbook. Vol. XII. Concessions reports.

Note

Box 16 is an oversize flat box.
Box 17, Folder 1

Documents, certificates. ca. 1890-1925

Note

Box 17 is an oversize flat box.