Bayard Taylor Papers,1837-1878.

Collection Number: 14/18/1169

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Bayard Taylor papers, 1837-1878.
Collection Number:
14/18/1169
Creator:
Bayard, Taylor 1825-1878.
Quantity:
9.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Diaries, Newspapers, Scrapbooks
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, journals, notebooks, scrapbooks, manuscripts, diaries, clippings, articles, sketches, and autobiographical notes pertaining to Taylor's life as a writer and traveler in North Africa, Scandinavia, Europe, and the Middle East.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Traveler, translator, writer, man of letters, non-resident professor of German literature at Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, journals, notebooks, scrapbooks, manuscripts, diaries, clippings, articles, sketches, and autobiographical notes pertaining to Taylor's life as a writer and traveler in North Africa, Scandinavia, Europe, and the Middle East.
Also, a watercolor landscape by Taylor acquired by Dr. Francis Harvey Green and given to William F. Rochow in 1950, with "Gems of Thought," a card with excerpts from Taylor's writings selected by Green.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Taylor, Bayard,1825-1878.

Subjects:
German literature--Study and teaching.
Africa--Description and travel.
Europe--Description and travel.
Authors, American

Form and Genre Terms:
Diaries.
Watercolors.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Bayard Taylor papers, #14/18/1169. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

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