Samuel W. Taylor papers

Samuel W. Taylor papers

Dates: 1940-1970

Correspondence, research materials, and drafts relating to Taylor's histories, novels, articles, plays, and motion picture scripts. The materials relate to a wide range of Mormon related topics and to other subjects.

  • Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Taylor, Samuel W. (Samuel Woolley), 1907-1997
  • Call Number: MSS 716
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 716; Samuel W. Taylor papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 716, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Taylor, John Whittaker, 1858-1916; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Authors, American--History; Literature; Mormon authors--History; Mormons--Fiction
Genre / Form
Biography; Drafts (Documents); Histories; Notes
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Taylor (Samuel W.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-30T09:49-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon author and historian.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts