C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall) Taylor Papers, 1925-1957

(2 boxes; 1 linear ft.)

RG 5/147


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Abstract
C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall) Taylor (1884-1957) was a Quaker businessman and book collector, of Montclair, New Jersey. The collection contains papers relating to Taylor's activities as collector of the books and manuscripts of John Greenleaf Whittier, and correspondence reflecting Taylor's advocacy of liberal Quakerism.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall) Taylor (1884-1957) was a Quaker businessman and book collector, of Montclair, New Jersey. He was a member of the John Greenleaf Whittier Club at Haverhill, Massachusetts, and was known for his deep interest in the Quaker poet. He was married to Jane Bentley Taymor.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection contains papers relating to Taylor's activities as collector of the books and manuscripts of John Greenleaf Whittier, and correspondence reflecting Taylor's advocacy of liberal Quakerism.


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Subjects
  • Book collecting -- New Jersey
  • Book collectors -- New Jersey
  • Collectors and collecting -- New Jersey
  • Manuscripts -- Collectors and collecting
  • Quakers -- New Jersey
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Taylor, C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall), 1884-1957
  • Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892
Credits
Processed by: FHL staff
Date: ca. 1958
Restrictions: Use Restrictions Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.


Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Papers and records, 1925-1957

Concerning Collectivism on the Campus, by E. Merrill Root 1955 Box 1

Concerning Elias Hicks, by Bliss Forbush 1955-1957 Box 1

Concerning The Friend (British) 1937-1947 Box 1

Concerning Friends' Concerns (general) 1937-1955 Box 1

Concerning Friends General Conference 1951-1956 Box 1

Concerning Friends Intelligencer 1938-1956 Box 1

Concerning Friends Society 1939-1956 Box 1

Concerning Legends of New England, by John Greenleaf Whittier 1925-1957 Box 1

Concerning plans for observance of the 150th anniversary of Whittier's birth and a proposed volume of his poems with comments from various persons. 1957, n.d. Box 1

"John Greenleaf Whittier, Selected Religious Poems"
With introduction by Janet Whitney, and biography by Howard W. Hintz, compiled by The Whittier Anniversary Committee, Friends General Conference.
n.d. (typed MS with 2 carbno copies) Box 2

Programs

"An Evening with Whittier," by Violet C. Kenworthy n.d. Box 2

Play written by pupils of Roland Woodwell
With covering letter, Roland Woodwell to C. Marshall Taylor.
12/3/1956 Box 2

"Major Pike and the Quaker Witches"
Adapted by Rosalie Regen from Whittier's "How the Women Went from Dover."
n.d. Box 2