William Miner Taylor Papers

MC 1556

Special Collections Department
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded by Krista Oldham, 2010.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Taylor, William Miner
William Miner Taylor Papers
Inclusive Dates
MC 1556
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The William Miner Taylor Papers were donated to the Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, on July 29, 2004 by Ruth Taylor Fortenberry of Arlington, Texas.

Processing Information

Processed by William J. Bludworth; completed in March 2010.

Preferred Form of Citation

William Minor Taylor Papers (MC 1556) Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries.

See Special Collections Citations Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

William Miner Taylor was a cotton grower, ginner, and merchant in Keiser, Mississippi County, Arkansas. The papers comprise records of his store and cotton gin in Keiser.

Scope and Content Note

Materials include William Miner Taylor's business books from his store and cotton gin, Ruth Taylor Fortenberry's account of growing up in Mississippi County, her mother's memories, and other books and articles she collected about Mississippi County, Arkansas.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by topic.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Chattel Mortgage Papers: A-B, 1937-1950

Box 1 Folder 2

Chattel Mortgage Papers: C-G, 1935-1950

Box 1 Folder 3

Chattel Mortgage Papers: H-L, 1934-1950

Box 1 Folder 4

Chattel Mortgage Papers: M, 1936-1950

Box 1 Folder 5

Chattel Mortgage Papers: N-S, 1933-1950

Box 2 Folder 1

Chattel Mortgage Papers: T-Z, 1937-1948

Box 2 Folder 2

Insurance Papers, 1940-1950

Box 2 Folder 3

Historical Documents/Personal Accounts, 1902-1991

Box 2 Folder 4

Newspaper and Magazine Articles, 1980-1986

Box 2 Folder 5

Miscellaneous Materials, n.d.


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