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Colonel Walter H. Taylor Papers

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Colonel Walter H. Taylor Papers | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Collection Overview

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Predominant Dates:1810, 1837-1916

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-233

Primary Creator: Taylor, Walter Herron (1838-1916)

Extent: 9.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by series in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 01/18/1964

Forms of Material: Agreements, Booklets, Checks (bank checks), Clippings (information artifacts), Contracts, Correspondence, Deeds, Diplomas, Drivers' licenses, Envelopes, Excerpts, Financial records, Fliers (printed matter), Insurance policies, Invitations, Invoices, Journals (periodicals), Lists (document genres), Maps (documents), Minutes (administrative records), Notes, Orderly books, Pamphlets, Photographs, Receipts, Resolutions (administrative records), Rosters, Speeches (documents), Stock certificates, Telegrams, Wills

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Personal and business correspondence, notes, financial records, wills and deeds from his clients, booklets and pamphlets, newspaper clippings about the Civil War, and photographs. Also included in the collection are the personal papers of the Saunders family.

Biographical Note

Colonel Walter H. Taylor was born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1838. He enrolled at the Virginia Military Institute in 1853 and graduated in 1857. In 1859 he joined the Norfolk militia and by the beginning of the Civil War he was promoted to the headquarters of the Army of Virginia, becoming the adjunct or aide-de-camp to Confederate General Robert E. Lee for the duration of the war. In 1865 Taylor married his longtime love, Elizabeth "Bettie" Saunders. Upon returning to Norfolk after the war, he became involved in politics by representing Norfolk in the Virginia legislature from 1873-1876. In 1877, Walter H. Taylor became the president of Marine Bank, where he served for nearly 40 years. He was also on the board of the Virginia Military Institute and Norfolk and Western Railroad. He remained a great defender of the Civil War and General Lee. Taylor published two books, Four Years with General Lee in 1877 and General Lee, His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865 in 1906. He died from cancer on March 1, 1916 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Janet Taylor by donation

Preferred Citation: Colonel Walter H. Taylor Papers, MSS 0000-233, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed June to November 2015.


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Folder 1: Col. Walter H. Taylor - Financial records, 1862-1915Add to your cart.
Item 1: Receipt, Pulaski House, 1862 March 3Add to your cart.
Item 2: Financial report, 1863 January 1Add to your cart.
Item 3: Receipt, WM. H. Bernard, 1879 June 1Add to your cart.
Item 4: Invoice, Seaboard Company, 1880 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Account record, 1882 AprilAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Receipt, 1882 JuneAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Invoice, H. C. Hardy & Sons, 1884 February 2Add to your cart.
Item 8: Invoice, James O'Rourke, 1888 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 9: Invoice, A. A. McCullough, 1889 April 20Add to your cart.
Item 10: Invoice, 1889 April 30Add to your cart.
Item 11: Invoice, 1893 July 16Add to your cart.
Item 12: Financial record, 1890-1894Add to your cart.
Item 13: Personal Investments, 1895 July 16Add to your cart.
Item 14: Deposits, 1895-1897Add to your cart.
Item 15: Invoice, The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia, 1899 May 24Add to your cart.
Item 16: Statement of notes, 1900-1902Add to your cart.
Item 17: Invoice, The Colonial Press, 1901 January 2Add to your cart.
Item 18: Invoice, The Colonial Press, 1901 February 12Add to your cart.
Item 19: Invoice, J. B. Trippe & Company, 1901-1902Add to your cart.
Item 20: Loan agreements, 1904-1907Add to your cart.
Item 21: Account statements, 1905-1906Add to your cart.
Item 22: Payment on contract, 1906 January 29Add to your cart.
Item 23: Payment on contract, 1906 March 20Add to your cart.
Item 24: Statement, 1906 MayAdd to your cart.
Item 25: Withdrawal statement, 1909 June 2Add to your cart.
Item 26: Financial record, 1914 March 10Add to your cart.
Item 27: Miscellaneous checks, 1880-1913Add to your cart.
Item 28: Miscellaneous financial notes, 1838-1907Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Col. Walter H. Taylor - Receipts, 1879-1915Add to your cart.
Item 1: Receipt, City of Portsmouth, 1879 August 25Add to your cart.
Item 2: Receipt, H. C. Hardy & Sons, 1882 April 29Add to your cart.
Item 3: Receipt, 1886 January 3Add to your cart.
Item 4: Receipt, 1886 May 10Add to your cart.
Item 5: Receipt, 1889 January 5Add to your cart.
Item 6: Receipt, City of Norfolk, 1890 August 11Add to your cart.
Item 7: Receipt, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1895 August 24Add to your cart.
Item 8: Receipt, The Colonial Press, 1900 April 23Add to your cart.
Item 9: Receipt, The Colonial Press, 1900 June 5Add to your cart.
Item 10: Receipt, The Colonial Press, 1900 July 10Add to your cart.
Item 11: Receipt, N. D. McDonald Co., 1900 November 24Add to your cart.
Item 12: Receipt, National Press Association, 1910 August 4Add to your cart.
Item 13: Driver's License, 1912 February 1Add to your cart.
Item 14: Driver's License, 1913 January 7Add to your cart.
Item 15: Receipt, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1913 November 28Add to your cart.
Item 16: Receipt, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1914 November 27Add to your cart.
Item 17: Driver's License, 1915 January 4Add to your cart.
Item 18: Receipt, City of Norfolk, 1915 November 23Add to your cart.
Item 19: Receipt, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1915 November 29Add to your cart.
Item 20: Receipt, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1915 November 29Add to your cart.
Item 21: Receipt, The Colonial Press, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 22: List, Bills, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Col. Walter H. Taylor - Life Insurance, 1871-1915Add to your cart.
Item 1: Insurance policy, 1871 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 2: Correspondence, J. C. Deming to Walter H. Taylor, 1871 March 31Add to your cart.
Item 3: Insurance policy, Notes, 1871 December 14Add to your cart.
Item 4: Insurance policy, 1872 January 1Add to your cart.
Item 5: Insurance policy, 1872 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 6: Insurance policy, 1873 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Insurance policy, 1873 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 8: Insurance policy, 1874 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 9: Insurance policy, 1874 March 20Add to your cart.
Item 10: Insurance policy, 1875 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 11: Insurance policy statement, 1876Add to your cart.
Item 12: Insurance policy, 1876 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 13: Insurance policy statement, 1877Add to your cart.
Item 14: Insurance policy, 1877 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 15: Insurance dividends, 1877Add to your cart.
Item 16: Insurance policy statement, 1878Add to your cart.
Item 17: Insurance assessment, 1878 January 31Add to your cart.
Item 18: Insurance policy, 1878 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 19: Insurance assessment, 1878 April 2Add to your cart.
Item 20: Insurance policy statement, 1879Add to your cart.
Item 21: Insurance quarterly dues, 1879 January 20Add to your cart.
Item 22: Insurance assessment, 1879 February 13Add to your cart.
Item 23: Insurance policy, 1879 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 24: Insurance assessment, 1879 March 13Add to your cart.
Item 25: Insurance quarterly dues, 1879 April 2Add to your cart.
Item 26: Insurance assessment, 1879 May 5Add to your cart.
Item 27: Insurance quarterly dues, 1879 July 2Add to your cart.
Item 28: Insurance assessment, 1879 July 5Add to your cart.
Item 29: Insurance assessment, 1879 September 1Add to your cart.
Item 30: Insurance quarterly dues, 1879 October 1Add to your cart.
Item 31: Insurance policy statement, 1880Add to your cart.
Item 32: Insurance policy, 1880 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 33: Insurance assessment, 1880 July 26Add to your cart.
Item 34: Insurance assessment, 1880 September 25Add to your cart.
Item 35: Receipt, 1880 October 1Add to your cart.
Item 36: Insurance policy statement, 1881Add to your cart.
Item 37: Insurance assessment, 1881 January 1Add to your cart.
Item 38: Receipt, 1881 January 1Add to your cart.
Item 39: Insurance assessment, 1881 February 2Add to your cart.
Item 40: Insurance assessment, 1881 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 41: Insurance policy, 1881 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 42: Receipt, 1881 April 1Add to your cart.
Item 43: Insurance assessment, 1881 May 16Add to your cart.
Item 44: Insurance assessment, 1881 June 16Add to your cart.
Item 45: Receipt, 1881 July 1Add to your cart.
Item 46: Insurance policy statement, 1882Add to your cart.
Item 47: Insurance policy, 1882 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 48: Insurance policy statement, 1883Add to your cart.
Item 49: Insurance quota, 1883Add to your cart.
Item 50: Insurance policy, 1883 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 51: Insurance policy statement, 1884Add to your cart.
Item 52: Insurance policy, 1884 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 53: Check, 1884 March 3Add to your cart.
Item 54: Insurance policy statement, 1885Add to your cart.
Item 55: Insurance policy, 1885 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 56: Insurance policy, 1886 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 57: Insurance policy, 1887 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 58: Insurance policy, 1888 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 59: Insurance policy, 1889 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 60: Insurance policy, 1890 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 61: Insurance policy, 1891 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 62: Insurance policy, 1892 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 63: Insurance policy, 1893 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 64: Insurance policy, 1894 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 65: Insurance policy, 1895 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 66: Insurance policy, 1896 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 67: Insurance policy, 1897 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 68: Insurance policy, 1898 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 69: Insurance policy, 1899 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 70: Insurance policy, 1900 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 71: Insurance policy, 1901 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 72: Insurance policy, 1902 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 73: Insurance policy, 1903 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 74: Insurance policy, 1904 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 75: Insurance dividend, 1905Add to your cart.
Item 76: Insurance policy, 1905 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 77: Insurance policy, 1906 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 78: Insurance dividend, 1907Add to your cart.
Item 79: Insurance policy, 1907 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 80: Insurance policy, 1908 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 81: Insurance policy, 1909 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 82: Insurance dividend, 1910Add to your cart.
Item 83: Insurance policy, 1910 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 84: Insurance policy, 1911 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 85: Insurance policy, 1912 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 86: Insurance policy, 1913 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 87: Insurance policy, 1914 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 88: Insurance policy, 1915 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 89: Miscellaneous, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Col. Walter H. Taylor - Investments, 1879-1913Add to your cart.
Item 1: Correspondence, John Milligan to Seaboard Insurance Company, 1879 February 21Add to your cart.
Item 2: Correspondence, Margaret Lindsey to W. T. Walke, 1879 September 24Add to your cart.
Item 3: Correspondence, Jno. C. Ashton to W. T. Walke, 1879 December 30Add to your cart.
Item 4: Miscellaneous notes, 1880 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Miscellaneous notes, 1880 February 14Add to your cart.
Item 6: Tax receipt, 1880 March 14Add to your cart.
Item 7: Correspondence, D. S. Henderson to W. T. Walke, 1880 March 22Add to your cart.
Item 8: Correspondence, J. D. Brady to Walter H. Taylor, 1880 June 24Add to your cart.
Item 9: Tax receipt, 1880 May 31Add to your cart.
Item 10: Correspondence, Cameron, Hay & Co. to Walter H. Taylor, 1881 April 7Add to your cart.
Item 11: Stock certificate, 1890 May 22Add to your cart.
Item 12: Stock certificate, 1908 June 24Add to your cart.
Item 13: Correspondence, Berthold Kende to Walter H. Taylor, 1908 June 26Add to your cart.
Item 14: Check, 1909 February 10Add to your cart.
Item 15: Stock certificate, 1909 February 10Add to your cart.
Item 16: Correspondence, The Ellsworth Company to Walter H. Taylor, 1909 February 25Add to your cart.
Item 17: Stock certificate, 1909 July 1Add to your cart.
Item 18: Correspondence, The American Trustee Company to The Stockholders of North American Wireless, 1910 July 9Add to your cart.
Item 19: Stock certificate, 1910 August 20Add to your cart.
Item 20: Correspondence, Joseph Andrews to Walter H. Taylor, 1911 January 24Add to your cart.
Item 21: Correspondence, Radio Stockholders Protective Alliance Trustees to Radio and North American Stockholders, 1911 September 12Add to your cart.
Item 22: Check, 1911 September 20Add to your cart.
Item 23: Correspondence, Robert E. Hamblin to Walter H. Taylor, 1911 September 21Add to your cart.
Item 24: Correspondence, W. B. Robinson to Walter H. Taylor, 1913 April 4Add to your cart.
Item 25: Correspondence, Walter H. Taylor to W. B. Robinson, 1913 April 7Add to your cart.
Item 26: Correspondence, W. B. Robinson to Walter H. Taylor, 1913 April 9Add to your cart.
Item 27: Correspondence, William Newcorn to Stockholders of North American Wireless Corporation, 1913 August 23Add to your cart.
Item 28: Correspondence, William Newcorn to Stockholders of North American Wireless Corporation, 1913 August 23Add to your cart.
Item 29: Correspondence, Jno. C. Ashton to Walter H. Taylor, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 30: Announcement, North American Wireless Corporation, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 31: Pamphlet, North American Wireless Corporation, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 32: Miscellaneous, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Col. Walter H. Taylor - Real Estate, 1851-1884Add to your cart.
Item 1: Miscellaneous notes, 1851Add to your cart.
Item 2: Correspondence, Bryan Lynch to Hospital, 1868 October 31Add to your cart.
Item 3: Correspondence, Bryan Lynch to Hospital, 1868 November 14Add to your cart.
Item 4: Correspondence, Byran Lynch to Hospital, 1868 November 28Add to your cart.
Item 5: Correspondence, Sewall to Walter H. Taylor, 1880 January 22Add to your cart.
Item 6: Receipt, S. S. Dawes, 1882 June 24Add to your cart.
Item 7: Real estate, 1884 October 21Add to your cart.
Item 8: Receipt, E. J. Powell, 1884 November 5Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Col. Walter H. Taylor - Episcopal Church Papers, 1878-1915Add to your cart.
Item 1: Booklet, Elizabeth River Parish, 1878 November 10Add to your cart.
Item 2: Statement of receipts, Christ Church, 1900 April 30Add to your cart.
Item 3: Correspondence, Vestry of Christ Church to the Congregation of Christ Church, 1905 February 1Add to your cart.
Item 4: Booklet, 1907 January 3Add to your cart.
Item 5: Notice, Christ Episcopal Church, 1907 February 14Add to your cart.
Item 6: Pamphlet, 1907Add to your cart.
Item 7: Pledge, 1908 April 18Add to your cart.
Item 8: Minutes, 1908 June 17Add to your cart.
Item 9: Pamphlet, 1909Add to your cart.
Item 10: Pamphlet, 1910Add to your cart.
Item 11: Booklet, Old Donation Church, 1911Add to your cart.
Item 12: Contract, 1912 April 15Add to your cart.
Item 13: Pamphlet, 1912Add to your cart.
Item 14: Pamphlet, 1913Add to your cart.
Item 15: Excerpt, Christ Church Chronicles, 1914Add to your cart.
Item 16: Correspondence, Walter H. Taylor to "Judge", 1914 April 9Add to your cart.
Item 17: Notice, 1914 April 15Add to your cart.
Item 18: Pamphlet, 1914 April 19Add to your cart.
Item 19: Excerpt, Christ Church Chronicles, 1915Add to your cart.
Item 20: Notice, 1915 April 4Add to your cart.
Item 21: Clipping, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 22: Miscellaneous, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Col. Walter H. Taylor - Obituary, 1916 MarchAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Clippings, Obituary, Col. Walter H. Taylor, 1916 MarchAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Col. Walter H. Taylor - Resolutions, 1916 MarchAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Resolution, Christ Episcopal Church, 1916 March 2Add to your cart.
Item 2: Resolution, Marine Bank, 1916 March 9Add to your cart.
Item 3: Minutes, Col. Walter H. Taylor death, 1916 April 13Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Col. Walter H. Taylor - Sympathy Correspondence, 1916Add to your cart.
Item 1: Telegrams, Sympathy, 1916Add to your cart.
Item 2: Correspondence, Sympathy, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Col. Walter H. Taylor - Mrs. Walter H. Taylor Death, 1916 JuneAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Correspondence, Sympathy, 1916 JuneAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Telegrams, Sympathy, 1916 JuneAdd to your cart.

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