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Charles Elisha Taylor papers

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Biographical and Historical Note

Charles Elisha Taylor was a Baptist pastor, professor, and president of Wake Forest College from 1884-1905. During the Civil War, Taylor served with Company F, 10th Virginia Cavalry and with the Secret Service.

Collection Overview

These papers contain approximately 39 letters written during the Civil War (1861-1864) to family members relating his activities and approximately 10 letters written while a student at the University of Virginia and afterwards (1866-1873). His letter book contains letterpress copies of correspondence with students, parents, families, the college attorney, and trustees of Wake Forest College from 1885-1890. The Wake Forest letters relate to fundraising for the college, dismissal of students for infractions, and other college business.

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Charles Elisha Taylor papers
1.0 microfilm reel(s)  1 reel 35 mm microfilm. Positive.
Physical Description of Materials
Materials are difficult to read on the microfilm reel in many instances.
Microform [Reel]

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
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Location of Originals
Originals of these materials are located at the University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Virginia. 
Preferred Citation
MF 0028, Charles Elisha Taylor papers, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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