William Ladd Taylor papers, 1884-1966

Taylor, William Ladd, b. 1854 d. 1926
Painter, Illustrator
Active in Mass.

Collection size: 300 items (on 1 microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence with Mary Alice Taylor (his wife), Clara Taylor Brigham (his sister), Ferdinand Brigham (his nephew), Willard Metcalf, Eugene Field, Elihu Root, Hamlin Garland, George W. Chadwick, Charles Dana Gibson, Royal B. Farnum, Charles H. Turner, and Edward Bok, editor of Ladies Home Journal. Also includes some biographical material; 52 family photographs; manuscripts of lectures to art students and of short stories; 49 sketches; 3 illustrated books; photographs and reproductions of Taylor's works; lists of his works; exhibition catalogs and price lists; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, illustrator; Cambridge, Mass.

Lent 1971 by Dr. Ferdinand Brigham, Taylor's nephew.

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