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This collection contains biographical/genealogical items; correspondence; diaries; education files; photographs; scrapbooks and clippings; articles and other literary productions of the Duggan, Prichard, Crittenden, and Taylor families of North Carolina and Virginia. Subjects include the education of family members at Chowan Baptist Female Institute; Oxford Female College; the Arts Student League, New York; the effect of the Civil War on the family; and missionary endeavors in Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Collection Overview

This collection contains biographical/genealogical items; correspondence; diaries; education files; photographs; scrapbooks and clippings; articles and other literary productions of the Duggan,  Prichard,  Crittenden, and  Taylor families of North Carolina and Virginia. Subjects include the education of family members at  Chowan Baptist Female Institute; Oxford Female College; the  Arts Student League, New York; the effect of the Civil War on the family; and missionary endeavors in Mexico and Puerto Rico.

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Collection Inventory

  • Biographical/Genealogical Items / Box 1
    • Duggan, Jane Elizabeth Prichard (1860-1938), (1916, 1939) / Box 1 Folder 1
    • Duggan family charts, (1984) / Box 1 Folder 2
    • Prichard Family charts, (1984) / Box 1 Folder 3
    • Taylor, Mary Prichard (1879-1968), (1914-1968) / Box 1 Folder 4
    • Taylor family charts, (1984) / Box 1 Folder 5
  • Correspondence
    • A, (1872, 1915-1936) / Box 1 Folder 6
    • American Baptist Home Mission Society, (1899) / Box 1 Folder 7
    • American Baptist Publication Society, (1893-1914) / Box 1 Folder 8
    • American Bible Society, (1924) / Box 1 Folder 9
    • Andrus, Josephine, (1901-1929) / Box 1 Folder 10
    • B, (1894-1944) / Box 1 Folder 11
    • Brewer, John M., Jr., and Mary Alice, (1893-1897) / Box 1 Folder 12
    • C, (1893-1925) / Box 1 Folder 13
    • Chicago Public Library, (1920) / Box 1 Folder 14
    • Cober, Alvin Alonzo, (1920-1928) / Box 1 Folder 15
    • Coker, Elizabeth Boatwright, (1968-1969) / Box 1 Folder 16
    • Crittenden, Charles Christopher, Jr. (1902-1969), (1919) / Box 1 Folder 17
    • Crittenden, Ethel Taylor (1881-1983), (1903-1915) / Box 1 Folder 18-24
      • Letters to Jane Elizabeth Prichard Duggan [aunt], Jane Elizabeth Taylor [sister], Charles Elisha Taylor [father], Edith Taylor [sister], Mary Hinton P. Taylor [mother], Mary Prichard Taylor [sister], and Taylor family members, (1903-1915; 1908; 1908; 1904; 1904; 1911; 1905, 1911.)
    • Cross, Fannie, ca (1880s) / Box 1 Folder 25
    • D, (1891-1927) / Box 1 Folder 26
    • Dickinson, Francis Taylor (1834-), (1858) / Box 1 Folder 27
    • Dickinson, James T., (1899) / Box 1 Folder 28
    • Dickinson, Mary Williams Taylor, (1894) / Box 1 Folder 29
    • Duggan, Ivy (1831-1917), (1894) / Box 1 Folder 30
    • Duggan, Jane (Janie) Elizabeth Prichard (1860-1938), (1891-1929) / Box 1 Folder 31
    • Duggan, Mell (1857-), (1894) / Box 1 Folder 32
    • E, (1948-1954) / Box 1 Folder 33
    • Eager, John H. [cousin, Janie P. Duggan], (1928-1929) / Box 1 Folder 34
    • F, (1890-1948) / Box 1 Folder 35
    • Foreign Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, (1893-1899) / Box 1 Folder 36
    • Freed, Beulah, ca (1921) / Box 1 Folder 37
    • G, (1884-1923) / Box 1 Folder 38
    • Gorrell, Fannie Taylor (1876-1955), (1916, 1922) / Box 1 Folder 40
    • H, (1840-1942) / Box 1 Folder 41
    • Hergesheimer, Joseph, (1925) / Box 1 Folder 42
    • Kinsley, Ellen S., (1902) / Box 1 Folder 43
    • L, (1872-1932) / Box 1 Folder 44
    • Lanneau family, (1893-1905) / Box 1 Folder 45
    • Little, Brown and Company, (1920) / Box 1 Folder 46
    • M, (1892-1924) / Box 1 Folder 47
    • McCormick, Hugh P., (1894-1899) / Box 1 Folder 48
    • Martin, Adell, (1912-c.1918) / Box 1 Folder 49
    • "Nellie", (c1918) / Box 1 Folder 50
    • O, (1915) / Box 1 Folder 51
    • P, (1872-1960) / Box 1 Folder 52
    • Prichard, Annie Judson(1753-1874), (1872-1873) / Box 1 Folder 52(a)
    • Prichard, Jane Elizabeth Taylor (1829-1974), (1850-1873) / Box 1 Folder 53-65
      • Letters to B. F. Mitchell, Annie J. Prichard [daughter], George T. Prichard [son], Jane E. Prichard [daughter], John Lamb Prichard [husband], John L. Prichard, Jr. [son], Mary H. Prichard [step-daughter], Prichard family members, Francis Taylor [sister], and Taylor family members, (1856; 1870-1873; 1872-1873; 1873; 1862; 1874; 1861-1867; 1867-1873; 1853-1860; 1950-1871.)
    • Prichard, John Lamb, Sr. (1811-1862), (1850-1862) / Box 1 Folder 66-68
      • Letters to his wife Jane Elizabeth Taylor, Prichard family members, and to Jane E. Taylor as his fiancee, (ca.1850-1862; 1850-1861; 1850.)
    • Prichard, John Lamb and Jane Elizabeth, (1850-1857) / Box 1 Folder 69
    • Prichard, John Lamb, Jr. (1856-1877), (1872-1877) / Box 1 Folder 70
    • Prichard, Robert Samuel (1847-1872), (1861-1870) / Box 1 Folder 71
    • R, (1894) / Box 1 Folder 72
    • S, (1881-1927) / Box 1 Folder 73
    • Sermonetta, Vittoria di, (1917-1949) / Box 1 Folder 74
    • T, (1872-1925) / Box 1 Folder 75
    • Taylor, Agnes (1885-), (undated) / Box 1 Folder 76
    • Taylor, Charles Elisha, (1842-1913), (1870-1913) / Box 1 Folder 77
    • Taylor, Edith, (1901) / Box 1 Folder 78
    • Taylor, Ethel (1881-1983), (1890-1901) / Box 1 Folder 79-86
      • Letters to Mary Dickinson [aunt], Jane E. Prichard [aunt], Charles E. Taylor, Sr. [father], Charles E. Taylor, Jr. [brother], Jane E. Taylor [sister], Mary Hinton P. Taylor [mother], Mary P. Taylor [sister], and Taylor family members, ca (1892; 1890-1894; 1889-1897; 1894; 1900; 1892-1895; 1891, 1901; 1900-1900.)
    • Taylor, Fannie, (1894, 1896) / Box 1 Folder 87
    • Taylor, Francis, (1851-1854) / Box 1 Folder 88
    • Taylor, George Boardman (1832-1907), (1877, 1894) / Box 1 Folder 89
    • Taylor, George Braxton (1860-1942), (1895) / Box 1 Folder 90
    • Taylor, James Boyce (1869-1958), (1894, 1922) / Box 1 Folder 91
    • Taylor, J. S., (undated) / Box 1 Folder 92
    • Taylor, James Barnett, Sr. (1804-1871), (1856-1862) / Box 1 Folder 93
    • Taylor, James Barnett, Jr. (1837-1909), (1894) / Box 1 Folder 94
    • Taylor, Jane Elizabeth [married a Duke], (1896-1901) / Box 1 Folder 95
    • Taylor, Lola Lamar Martin, (ca. 1918) / Box 1 Folder 96
    • Taylor, Louise, (undated) / Box 1 Folder 97
    • Taylor, Mary Hinton Prichard (1845-1906), (1892-1901) / Box 1 Folder 98
    • Taylor, Mary Prichard (1879-1968), (1891-1923) / Box 1 Folder 99-113
      • Letters to Ethel T. Crittenden [sister], Mary Williams Dickinson [aunt], Jane Elizabeth Duke [sister], friends, Fannie T. Gorrell [sister], Jane T. Prichard [aunt], Mary H. Prichard [mother], Agnes Taylor [sister], Charles E. Taylor [father], Charles E. Taylor, Jr. [brother], sisters Edith, Ethel, Jane Elizabeth, and Fannie, and Taylor family members, (1903-1923; 1898-1904; 1905-1923; 1893-1923; 1898-1923; 1891-1909; 1891-1908; 1903-1923; 1893-1908; 1893-1896; 1891-1923; 1893-1908.)
    • "Rolly", (1900-1903) / Box 1 Folder 114
    • Taylor, Mary Williams (1840-1876), (1851-1852) / Box 1 Folder 115
    • Taylor, Susan S., (1877) / Box 1 Folder 116
    • Taylor family joint letters, (1892-1924) / Box 1 Folder 117
    • Tupper, Henry Allen (1828-1902), (1889-1893) / Box 1 Folder 118
    • VanZandt, Grace, (1921-1926) / Box 1 Folder 119
    • W, (1899-1926) / Box 1 Folder 120
    • Wilson, D. A., (1890-1919) / Box 1 Folder 121
    • Women's American Baptist Home Mission Society, (1899-1912) / Box 1 Folder 122
    • Woman's Missionary Union, (1926) / Box 1 Folder 123
    • Z, (1907) / Box 1 Folder 124
    • Unidentified correspondence / Box 1 Folder 125
  • Diaries/Journals
    • Crittenden, Ethel Taylor, (1913, 1917, 1927, 1931-1933) / Box 1 Folder 126
    • Crittenden, Ethel Taylor, (1957) / Box 1 Folder 127
    • Vacant folder / Box 1 Folder 128
    • Taylor family diary, (1888-1889) / Box 1 Folder 129
  • Education Files
    • Prichard, Jane Taylor, (1869) / Box 1 Folder 130
    • Taylor, Ethel, (1891-1899) / Box 1 Folder 131
    • Taylor, Mary Prichard - report card, (1896) / Box 1 Folder 132
    • Unidentified school papers, (1893-1897) / Box 1 Folder 133
  • Legal Papers
    • Duggan, Jane Prichard, (1889) / Box 1 Folder 134
  • Writings
    • Taylor, Mary Williams, (1860) / Box 1 Folder 135
  • Pictorial Materials
    • Artwork (watercolor and pencil), (1893-1898) / Box 2 Folder 136
    • Photographs
      • Crittenden, Charles Christopher, Jr., (c1906, 1909) / Box 2 Folder 137
      • Dickinson, James (Jimmie) T., (c1865) / Box 2 Folder 138
      • Duggan, Jane Prichard, (c1866-1913) / Box 2 Folder 139
      • Jetes, Dr. J., (n.d.) / Box 2 Folder 140
      • Martinez family, (n.d.) / Box 2 Folder 141
      • McGuire, Stuart, (n.d.) / Box 2 Folder 142
      • Prichard, Annie Judson, (c1870) / Box 2 Folder 143
      • Prichard, George T., (c1866, c1874) / Box 2 Folder 144
      • Prichard, Jane E. T. and George [son], (c1865) / Box 2 Folder 145
      • Prichard, John L. Grave, (n.d.) / Box 2 Folder 146
      • Prichard, John L., Jr., (c1866, c1876) / Box 2 Folder 147
      • Prichard, Lydia, (1869) / Box 2 Folder 148
      • Stevenson, Adlai (signed), (1950s?) / Box 2 Folder 149
      • Taylor, James Barnett, (c1865) / Box 2 Folder 150
      • Taylor, Mary Williams, (c1865) / Box 2 Folder 151
      • Williams, Abigail, (c1860s) / Box 2 Folder 152
  • Memorabilia and Artifacts
    • Coker College Diploma (Mary Prichard Taylor), (1928) / Box 2 Folder 153
    • Lynch Burg, Virginia First Baptist Church Centennial, (1915) / Box 2 Folder 154
    • Memorial to Ivy W. Duggan, (1917) / Box 2 Folder 155
    • Oxford Female Seminary Art Exhibit [Ethel T. Crittenden], (1899) / Box 2 Folder 156
    • Portraits exhibit postcard [Mary Prichard Taylor], (1941) / Box 2 Folder 157
    • Programs, (1895, n.d.) / Box 2 Folder 158
    • Wake Forest Club Honorary Membership [Ethel T. Crittenden], (1967) / Box 2 Folder 159
    • Miscellaneous, (undated) / Box 2 Folder 160
    • Puppet / Box 2 Folder 161
  • Scrapbooks/Clippings
    • Crittenden, Ethel Taylor - Wedding, (1901) / Box 2 Folder 162
    • Duggan, Jane Prichard (clippings)
      • Isle of Eden, (1912-1913) / Box 2 Folder 163
      • Judith's Journal, (1896) / Box 2 Folder 164
      • Little Cuba Libra, (1918) / Box 2 Folder 165
      • A Mexican Ranch, (1893-1894) / Box 2 Folder 166
      • Passion of Patience, (n.d.) / Box 2 Folder 167
      • The Senora's Granddaughter, (1898) / Box 2 Folder 168
      • Taylor, Mary Prichard - Scrapbook, (1899-1902) / Box 2 Folder 169
      • Taylor, Mary Prichard - Scrapbook materials, (n.d.) / Box 2 Folder 170
      • Miscellaneous clippings, (n.d.) / Box 2 Folder 171
  • Writings/Addresses/Speeches
    • Crittenden, Ethel Taylor
      • An Adventure for Dick / Box 2 Folder 172
      • Angels Unawares? / Box 2 Folder 173
      • A Corner in Drinks / Box 2 Folder 174
      • An Edelweiss Flower / Box 2 Folder 175
      • Elsa: Housekeeper / Box 2 Folder 176
      • Elvira / Box 2 Folder 177
      • The History Lesson that Helped / Box 2 Folder 178
      • A Home-made Christmas / Box 2 Folder 179
      • How the Circus Came to Andy / Box 2 Folder 180
      • How the Circus Came to Johnny / Box 2 Folder 181
      • I love my Village, (c1954) / Box 2 Folder 182
      • Italian Balconies? / Box 2 Folder 183
      • The Letter / Box 2 Folder 184
      • On Earth, Peace / Box 2 Folder 185
      • Pitcher Smith / Box 2 Folder 186
      • Poetry (misc.) / Box 2 Folder 187
      • The Prisoner That Escaped / Box 2 Folder 188
      • The Sandals That Sailed Away / Box 2 Folder 189
      • The Story of Two Trees / Box 2 Folder 190
      • Tommy Toodles / Box 2 Folder 191
      • Tommy Wellington; Don Bryant? / Box 2 Folder 192
      • Three Traps and One Rabbit / Box 2 Folder 193
      • A Visit to Santa Claus / Box 2 Folder 194
      • On Mrs. Trolope, (c1949) / Box 2 Folder 195
      • (On Samuel Wait) / Box 2 Folder 196
      • Untitled manuscripts probably by Ethel T. Crittenden / Box 2 Folder 197-203
    • Duggan, Jane Prichard
      • A Day in the House of a Hundred Clowns / Box 2 Folder 204
    • Prichard, Jane Elizabeth - Poetry book (mss.), (n.d.) / Box 2 Folder 205
    • Prichard, John L. - Sermon mss., (1857) / Box 2 Folder 206
    • Prichard, Mary H. - Poetry mss., (1857-1861) / Box 2 Folder 207
    • Taylor, Jane E. - Poetry mss., (1845-1846) / Box 2 Folder 208
    • Taylor, Mary
      • Marjorie's Quest, (1893) / Box 2 Folder 209
      • Poems, (1892-1897) / Box 2 Folder 210
      • Sary Ann's Prayer, (c1890s) / Box 2 Folder 211
    • Taylor, Mary Prichard - Taylor-maid, (n.d.) / Box 2 Folder 212
    • Taylor family. Impressions of the picture, "The Old Mexican,"  (c1890s, 1965) / Box 2 Folder 213
    • Taylor family miscel. poetry and prose, (1850-1895) / Box 2 Folder 214
    • Unidentified poetry and prose - some fragments, (n.d.) / Box 2 Folder 215
  • Additions
    • Diaz-Shaner, Dorcus, "Janie Pritchard Duggan: The Legacy of Dona Juanita."  American Baptist Quarterly, 11, 4, 364. (Dec. 1995,) / Box 2 Folder 216
    • Writings (Reprints)
      • Duggan, J. R., "On the Determination of Absolute Neutrality." Reprinted from  American Chemical Journal, Vol. 8. No. 3. / Box 2 Folder 217
      • Duggan, J. R., "On the Determination of Diastatic Action." Reprinted from  American Chemical Journal, Vol. 7, No. 5. / Box 2 Folder 218
      • Duggan, J. R.. "On the Influence of Alcohols on the Conversion of Starch By Diastase." Reprinted. [Journal not given.] / Box 2 Folder 219

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Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Taylor Crittenden Family
Title
Taylor Crittenden Family Papers,
ID
MS283
Date [inclusive]
1840-1994
Extent
4.5 linear feet 2 bankers boxes and 1 half letter box
General Physical Description note
3 2
Mixed materials [Box]
3

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Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2004
Access Restrictions
Collection is open. 
Copyright Notice
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question or their descendants, unless otherwise designated. Users of this collection are responsible for using the materials in conformance with U.S. copyright law. 
Acquisitions Information
Gift from Mrs. Janet Q. Crittenden, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 24, 1983. 
Processing Information
Processed by John Woodard. Encoded by Apex, December, 2004. Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), with support provided through North Carolina ECHO
Preferred Citation
MS283, Taylor-Crittenden Family Papers, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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