Robert Creede Taylor Family Reference Collection
Scope and Contents
Robert Creede Taylor (1866-1915) lived in Montgomery County, Virginia most of his life. He attended Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Virginia Tech) in the 1880s, and thereafter worked in Roanoke before returning to Christiansburg, Virginia in 1893. He married Helen May Pelton, and they had three children. He died in 1915 after a long illness. The Taylors are related to many other Montgomery County and Roanoke families, and these families and their involvement in area organizations are mentioned in the collection.
The collection consists of copies of documentation about Taylor and his family during the years 1866 to 1915 gathered by R. C. Taylor's great-grandson. The research resulted in a timeline for Robert Creede Taylor, additional supporting copied research material, recent research correspondence, and a CD with scans of his great-grandmother's newspaper scrapbook. Photocopied documents are from many sources, including newspapers, historic and recent photographs, census reports, yearbooks, pamphlets, legal papers, land plats, and correspondence.
- 2003 - 2006
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The colletion is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.
0.8 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
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