Collection Title:

Benjamin Harrison Taylor Collection, 1906-1929 and Undated

Repository:

The Holloway Archives at Milligan College
P. H. Welshimer Memorial Library
200 Blowers Blvd.
Milligan College, TN 37682
Email: archives@milligan.edu

Creator:

Dr. Harrison Taylor

Title:

Benjamin Harrison Taylor Collection

Collection No.

10

Extent:

1 box, 4 photographs, 1 folder

Language(s):

English

Scope and Content Note:

The Benjamin Harrison Taylor Collection contains two diplomas, four black and white photographs – one from Maryville College and the other three from Milligan College, and an issue of The Milligan Alumnus. The materials primarily date between 1906 and 1911, with one item from 1915 and another from 1929. This collection has been divided into three series. Series I contains the two diplomas. Series II contains the four photographs. Series III contains the issue of the Alumnus.

Administrative Information

Provenance:

The Benjamin Harrison Taylor collection was donated to Milligan College in late May 2005 by Dr. Harrison Taylor. The collection was brought to the Archives and Special Collections by Dr. Mark Matson on June 2, 2005.

Access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

[Item], Benjamin Harrison Taylor Collection, Collection 10, The Holloway Archives at Milligan College, Milligan College, TN.

Processing Information:

Ginger Dillon finished processing the collection on July 13, 2005.

Folder List

Box 1

I. Series: Diplomas, 1911 and 1915

This series contains two framed diplomas. The first diploma is from Milligan College and conferred upon Benjamin Harrison Taylor the degree of Bachelor of Philosophy. It is dated 1911. The second diploma is from The National University in Washington, D.C. (now the National Law Center at The George Washington University). This diploma conferred upon Ben H. Taylor the degree of Bachelor of Laws and is dated 1915.

Photographs

II. Series: Photographs, 1906-1910 and undated

This series contains four black and white photographs. These photographs have been assigned accession numbers, placed in mylar, and are kept in the photo room and in the Series III folder.

Three of these photographs depict student groups at Milligan College. Photo number 91- 001-0002-00093A is of the 1909-1910 Ossolarian Literary Society. Photo number 91-00- 0002-00066B is an undated picture of the women’s basketball team. Photo number 91- 001-0002-00004E is a 1910 picture of the Milligan student body in front of the south face of the Classroom Building. These three photos are kept in the Photo Room.

Folder 1

The fourth photograph is of a 1906 women’s sports team at Maryville College. This photograph has not been assigned an accession number, though it has been placed in mylar. It is kept in the same folder as Series III.

Folder 1

III. Series: Alumni Publication, 1929

This series contains one issue of the Milligan alumni publication The Milligan Alumnus dated May 1929.


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