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L.D. Taylor family fonds File
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Family 1926

File consists of correspondence, nine photographs, newspaper clippings, articles, a notebook, postcards, cards and other material. Includes mainly the personal and professional correspondence of Ted Taylor. Personal correspondence consists of letters to and from friends and family, including correspondence with Annie Louise Taylor, Ken Taylor, Caroline Little Pierce, Ruth Wing, William Wing, George Beaton, Bruce Beaton, and a letter to L.D. Taylor. Also included are letters from Octavia Beaton to Annie and incoming correspondence of Carolyn Little Pierce. Letters from Ruth Wing discuss goings-on in the Hollywood film industry and the re-opening of the William Taylor murder case. Professional correspondents include Howard Strickling, Metro-Goldwyn Pictures and Tom Reed of Universal Pictures. The file also contains clippings of newspaper articles concerning L.D. Taylor and Ted Taylor, six photographs of Mary Louise Taylor, two photographs of Ruth Wing (CVA 1477-1231 and CVA 1477-1232), and cards from Edith Millicent Ryan and Jackie Coogan.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

Family 1923 My-Nv [May to November]

File consists of correspondence, financial records and receipts, appointment book pages, five photographs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, postcards, cards, a program and other material relating mainly to the personal and professional activities of Ted Taylor. Personal correspondents of Ted include Caroline Little Pierce, Annie Louise Taylor, Ruth Wing and various friends. Professional correspondence relates to his position as Motion Picture Editor at the "Los Angeles Record." It includes correspondence with colleagues at various Hollywood studios and publications and the following individuals: Fanchon Royer, Ferdinand Earle, Jack Jungmeyer, James Young, Edith Millicent Ryan, Lillian Leighton, Howard Strickling, Carl Miller, Tamar Lane, George Landy, and Guy Bates Post. The file also includes correspondence pertaining to the Western Association of Motion Picture Advertisers (WAMPAS), an invitation to wedding of Colleen Moore to John Emmett McCormick, a document pertaining to Ted's legal action against The Rubaiyat, Inc., a copy of "F.B.O. News," and newspaper clippings concerning Ted Taylor, Ruth Wing and Marianne Wing. Photographs include two photographs of Ruth Wing (CVA 1477-1194 and 1195), two photographs showing an unidentified man and woman playing tennis (CVA 1477-1192 amd 1193) and a photograph on a postcard.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

Family 1920

File consists of correspondence, nineteen prints, three negatives, several pages of an address book and a newspaper clipping relating mainly to the personal and professional activities of Ted Taylor. Includes Ted's correspondence with Annie Louise Taylor, Caroline Little Pierce, as well as letters from Edith Baker to Annie, and Ken Taylor and Annie to Caroline. Subjects of photographs include Ruth Wing (CVA 1477-1017, CVA 1477-1018, CVA 1477-1020), an unidentified director or writer (CVA 1477-1163, CVA 1477-1164, CVA 1477-1165), Ted Taylor and Arizona State Prison (CVA 1477-1052, CVA 1477-1054, CVA 1477-1162, CVA 1477-1166, CVA 1477-1167 CVA 1477-1168) and Ted Taylor with unidentified colleagues at Metro Picture Studios (CVA 1477-1068, CVA 1477-1069, CVA 1477-1169, CVA 1477-1170 CVA 1477-1171).

Family 1919 June-Dec.

File consists of photographs, correspondence, newsletters and notes pertaining mainly to the personal and professional activities of Ted Taylor. File contains thirty-one images of Ted Taylor and his friends, mainly at the beach (CVA 1477-1130 to CVA 1477-1161), and twenty-six images taken at Metro Pictures Corporation studios (CVA 1477-1068, CVA 1477-1114 to 1129, CVA 1477-1357 to CVA 1477-1365). These include photographs of sets, actors, and directors, including photographs of Ted, Emmy Wehlen, Herbert Blache, Henry Otto, John H. Ince, Viola Dana and Ormer Locklear and photographs taken during the filming of "Fools and Their Money" and "A Favor to a Friend."
Also included in the file is Ted's personal and professional correspondence. Includes correspondence with Olga Petrova, and with Metro Pictures Corporations's Director of Publicity and Advertising, pertaining to Ted's activities as News Director and his suggested improvements for the News Department. File also contains an account by Ted of his work at Metro, two issues of "The Daily Gobble" by Kenneth Taylor and a small amount of correspondence of Annie Louise Taylor and Caroline Little Pierce (incoming only).

Family 1919 Jan-Feb

File consists of correspondence, notebooks, photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings and other material relating to the activities of Ted Taylor, Caroline Little Pierce, Winifred Mabel Pierce and Ruth Wing. File includes correspondence, medical bills, and notes relating to Winifred's illness and treatment in Rochester, Minnesota. File also contains two notebooks and twelve photographs (CVA 1477-1005 to CVA 1477-1016) relating to Ted Taylor's work for the L.A. Times, possibly as a crime reporter. Also included in the file are Ted's correspondence and related photographs, photographic prints and negatives of Ted and his friends at Crestmount and at the beach (CVA 1477-1132, CVA 1477-1320 to CVA 1477-1356), and a newspaper clipping concerning Ruth Wing. File contains several postcards from Rochester, Minnesota.

Beaton

File consists of Octavia Beaton correspondence, newspaper clippings, minutes and reports, lists, cards, leaflets, programs, poetry, prose and two photographs. Includes correspondence with George Beaton, Ralph Beaton, the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Red Cross and the British War Relief Association of Southern California, and informational material from the Hollywood Chapter of Bundles for Britain. File also contains records relating to Beaton's involvement with the Hollywood Woman's Club, including minutes of its first general meeting on October 2, 1940, minutes and reports of its Public Affairs Section, 1942-1943, programs for club events and Beaton's correspondence on behalf of the Club. Also included in the file are clippings relating to the Second World War's effect on the American public, and a photograph of Mary May Beaton.

1933 Beaton

File consists of Octavia Beaton correspondence, financial records, articles, a program, cards and a photograph. Correspondence relates to family, financial and employment matters and the effect of the Depression on the Beaton and Taylor families. Includes correspondence with relatives and friends, including letters to L.D. Taylor and a letter from L.D. discussing his intention to run in Ominica as an independent candidate for the provincial legislature. Photograph is a studio portrait of an unidentified young man.

Jr-My [January-May] 1944 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of Ted Taylor's personal and professional correspondence, financial records, two photographs, drafts of writings, notes, minutes, newspaper clippings, cards and other records. File includes several letters to L.D. Taylor and from L.D. to Ted and Ken Taylor. Some letters include newspaper clippings pertaining to L.D. L.D.'s letters also include some discussion of provincial politics, his plans for the development of northern British Columbia, his desire to travel to the Peace River area, and the potential annexation of part of Canada to the U.S. Ted's letters discuss work, family activities and the birth of Mary Louise Taylor's son Peter. File also includes some Octavia Beaton correspondence.
File additionally contains minutes, contitution and bylaws of the People's Education Centre, as well as correspondence, leaflets, invitations and other material from groups such as the National Citizens' Committee for Winifred Lynn, Technocracy, Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee, Screen Cartoonists Guild and the United States Civil Service Commission.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

Jr-Jl [January to July] 1936 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of correspondence, studio passes, three photographs, newspaper clippings, financial records, publicity and other notes, receipts, postcards, pamphlets, drawings and other material. Includes Ted Taylor's personal and professional correspondence, including a note from Claire Du Brey; Octavia Beaton correspondence; photographs of Ken and Mary Louise Taylor; material relating to Mary Louise Taylor's involvement with the girl scouts; and financial records of Caroline Little Pierce and Ken Taylor.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation, with the additional sections: '25-'36 - CLP banking; '35-'36 KT

Ag [August] 1933 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of correspondence, three photographs, notes and a poem. Includes a letter from L.D. Taylor to Ted Taylor discussing his decision to run for the Provincial Legislature in Omineca. Included with the letter are three postcards featuring photographs of the Douglas Lodge, B.C. area and Spuzzum. B.C.

[L.D. Taylor correspondence]

File consists of newspaper clippings and correspondence. Clippings pertain to L.D. Taylor's appointment as an honourary life member in the Vancouver Exhibition Association. Correspondence includes two 1934 letters to Octavia Beaton in which he discusses his activities as mayor and his 1934 election campaign, and two letters to his family in January 1940 in which he discusses his social life. Included with the correspondence are four photographs of the opening of the United Airlines Terminal at the Sea Island airport in 1934.

1932 Beaton

File consists of Octavia Beaton correspondence, financial records, cards, a program, two photographs and other material. Correspondence relates to family, financial and employment matters and the effect of the Depression on the Beaton and Taylor families. Includes correspondence with relatives, friends and an employer, many letters to and from her brother-in-law Ralph Beaton, several letters to L.D. Taylor and letters from L.D. regarding his illness and financial situation. Photographic material includes a print of her niece Mary's wedding party and a negative showing a young girl, possibly Mary Louise Taylor, standing on a porch.

May 19[19]

File consists of Ted Taylor photographs and incoming correspondence of Caroline Little Pierce, Ted and Annie Louise Taylor. File contains fourteen photographs taken at Metro Pictures Corporation studio. Includes photographs taken on film sets, including the set of "One-Thing-At-a-Time O'Day." Includes photographs of Florence Porter Parks, Hale Hamilton, Herbert Blache, Wheeler Oakman, Bert Lytell, John McCormack, Eileen Percy, Joseph Kilgour, D.F. McSweeney, M.E. McLaughlin, Thomas [Mayton?] and Edwin Schneider. Some or all of the photographs may have been taken by Ted Taylor.

Ap[ril 19]19

File consists of thirteen photographs, correspondence and a certificate. Includes four negatives and a vintage print of actress Alla Nazimova, two photographs showing actors being filmed on a Metro Pictures Corporation studio set, two photographs of Viola Dana and May Allison, and several photographs of Ted Taylor at the studios. File also contains incoming correspondence of Ted Taylor and a death certificate for Winifred Mabel Pierce.

[Family 1913-1928]

File consists of photographs, cards, certificate, newsletters, programs, notes and other material relating to Ted Taylor and members of his family. File contains a photograph, programs and other material relating to Ted Taylor's school activities in 1913 and 1914, a photograph of Mary and Octavia Beaton in 1913, a 1925 photograph of Ted and seven photographs of Mary Louise Taylor taken in 1926. File also includes incoming correspondence of Caroline Little Pierce, five issues of Ken Taylor's "The Weakly Indigestion," reporting on family activities and other items of interest, and a certificate of business for the L.A. Press Service.

Persons - Family

File consists of correspondence, notes, lists, diagrams and clippings relating to the Baker, Beaton and Taylor families. Includes correspondence from Gladys and Edith Baker, a photograph showing members of the Baker, Yull and Cooley families in 1947 and obituaries for Edith and Ray Stannard Baker. Beaton material includes Octavia Beaton correspondence, George Beaton records and Ted Taylor's notes concerning Beaton relatives. File also includes chronologies of significant events in family members' lives compiled by Ted, including his own personal and professional chronologies and lists of contacts, a Taylor-Beaton family tree and a letter of introduction for Ted by L.D. Taylor in 1928.
Items within the file have been arranged into the following sections by Ted Taylor: Baker; Beaton; Beaton friends; Dana; Family - days marking events; LDT; Family lines of relation; General records.

1946 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of Ted Taylor personal and professional correspondence and notes, newspaper articles, a record book, cards, a photograph and other material. Includes correspondence with L.D. Taylor with Ken Taylor. Outgoing correspondence discusses Ted's work, family activities, and the death of Octavia Beaton. File also includes newspaper articles concerning L.D. and Ted Taylor, and records pertaining to L.D.'s death and Ted and Ken's trip to Vancouver to settle the estate. File also contains a Conference of Studio Unions press release, a photograph of Sam Simpkin and a card from the Screen Actors Guild.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation, as well as the following sections: LDT 1946 & TT; 1946.

Ag-Dc [August-December] 1939 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of Ted Taylor correspondence, employment records, financial records and receipts, copies of Ted Taylor articles, appointment book pages, publicity and other notes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, cards, a photo card and other material. Includes letters to and from L.D. Taylor and notes by L.D. concerning Williams Lake and his placer mining camp. File also contains correspondence and from the Motion Picture Democratic Committee and newspaper articles regarding the Screen Publicists Guild. Also included in the file is correspondence of Octavia Beaton and Mary Louise Taylor.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

Jr-Jl [January-July 19]39 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of Ted Taylor correspondence, as well as employment records, financial records, pages from Ted Taylor's appointment calendar, publicity and other notes, notices, newspaper clippings, articles, a postcard, a photograph of an unidentified woman and other material. The file also contains correspondence of Octavia Beaton and Mary Louise Taylor. Ted Taylor correspondence includes letters to and from L.D. Taylor, including correspondence regarding his visit to Los Angeles and a series of articles on his life printed in "The Province" newspaper. The file also contains a newspaper clipping concerning "The Left-Handed Dictionary," as well as correspondence from the Lightbearers of Los Angeles, Motion Picture Democratic Committee, 'First Year Club', Los Angeles Newspaper Guild and Screen Publicists Guild.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

Sp-Dc [September-December] 1938 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of Ted Taylor correspondence, programs, cards, receipts, and a photograph. File contains correspondence with L.D. Taylor, including a poem by L.D. and letters in which L.D. discusses his desire to run in the 1938 Vancouver mayoral election and his subsequent loss. File also includes a Los Angeles Newspaper Guild notice and cards from Sophie Tucker and Marge Decker.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation, as well as the following section: Xmas 1938.

Oc-Dc [October-December] 1937 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of correspondence, financial and employment records, studio passes, an agreement, publicity and other notes, cards and three photographs. Includes cards and greetings from Albert S. Rogell, Ralph and Buddy Welles, Tom Mix, Marge Decker and Sophie Tucker.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

Family 1930 Ag-Dc [August to December]

File consists of Ted Taylor personal and professional correspondence and notes, a studio pass, lists, address book pages, programs, booklets, clippings, receipts, cards, fifteen photographs and other material. Photographs include a negative and two prints of Mary Louise Taylor (CVA 1477-1295, CVA 1477-1299, CVA 1477-430) a photograph of Eve West (CVA 1477-1308), four photographic postcards of Ensenda Mexico, and several photographs of various unidentified people and places. File also contains Ted's correspondence with L.D. Taylor and Kate Taylor Cooley, a clipping of a newspaper column by Ken Taylor, a list of the Honorary Committee sponsoring the 25th anniversary number of "Variety," and a card from actress Belle Bennett.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

Family 1929 Jr-Ag [January to August]

File consists of Ted Taylor personal and professional correspondence and notes, photographs, financial records, daily appointment book pages, drafts of contracts, newspaper clippings, sketches, cards, postcards, theatre programs and other material. Personal correspondents include various friends and family members, including L.D. Taylor, Ken Taylor, Octavia Beaton and George J. Fowler. Professional correspondents include Lane Chandler. Correspondence with L.D. relates to Annie Louise Taylor's death, their marriage and L.D.'s world tour. Some correspondence and newspaper clippings pertain to L.D. and George J. Fowler's visit to Los Angeles in May and to the capsizing of L.D. and Ken's boat in the Parsnip River in northern British Columbia. The file also contains many notes by Ted concerning his professional and personal activities, an agreement between the Los Angeles Press Service and the Radio Program Service and a notice of dissolution of this agreement. Also included in the file are photographs and textual records relating to publicity for female pilot Lucy Wallingford.
File has been divided up into the following sections by Ted Taylor: Sonia 1929; TT Mar '29; TT April '29; TT May '29; [TT June] '29; Wallingford, Lucille; July '29; and [TT] Ag '29; E - dance tieups.

Family 1928 jl-nv [July to November]

File consists of Ted Taylor's personal and professional correspondence, fifteen photographs, notes, lists, receipts, writings, newspaper clippings, postcards, cards, and other material. Includes correspondence between Ted Taylor and Octavia Beaton, L.D. Taylor, Ken Taylor, Annie Louise Taylor, Ruth Wing, Ralph Beaton and various friends. Correspondence related to L.D. Taylor Includes a letter from L.D. to Ted discussing the Lennie Commission, a letter from L.D. to Octavia describing his propeller injury, and a letter from Ted to Ralph discussing L.D.'s loss in the civic election. The file also contains several newspaper clippings pertaining to L.D. and to Ted's visit to Vancouver. Also included in the file are notes and an account of Ted's voyage from France to the U.S. aboard a cargo vessel, his stay in New York and Ohio, and travel to Vancouver. The file also includes notes and a detailed account of Ted's stay in Vancouver, October 19th to 28th, and L.D.'s daily activities during the visit, as well as notes pertaining to Ted's activities upon his return to Hollywood and possible employment opportunities. Included among the photographs are two photographs of Ted taken in Paris, four photographs of Mary Louise Taylor and five photographs of Mary Louise with George Beaton.
File has been divided up into the following sections by Ted Taylor: 1928 - July; 1928 - Aug.; 1928 - Sept.; 1928 - Oct. - Homecoming; Marilyn Brown; Helena 1928; TT - Nv '28; Woolaston 1928; Ralph Beaton 1928; and Rehm 1929.

Family 1927 (Dec.)

File consists of Ted Taylor's correspondence, notes, cards, receipts and nine photographs, as well as a notebook belonging to Octavia Beaton. Includes correspondence with Annie Louise Taylor, Ken Taylor, L.D. Taylor, George Beaton, Caroline Little Pierce and various friends.
File also includes four photographs pertaining to Ken's trip to Ensenada, Mexico with Mr. and Mrs. Kenny (CVA 1477-1238 to CVA 1477-1241), three photographs of the Fete Provincial at Le Cannet in April 1928 (CVA 1477-1242 to CVA 1477-1244) and two photographs of Mary Louise Taylor (CVA 1477-1245 and CVA 1477-1246). File also contains cards from Edith Millicent Ryan and Jackie Coogan.

Family 1925 sp-dc [September to December]

File consists of correspondence, photographs, financial records, newspaper clippings, postcards, cards and other material pertaining to the personal and professional activities of Ted Taylor, his family and friends. Includes Ted's correspondence with Annie Louise Taylor, L.D. Taylor, Ken Taylor, Caroline Little Pierce, Octavia Beaton, George Beaton, Ruth Wing, and various friends and colleagues, including Howard Strickling and Harry Rapf. Correspondence with L.D. discusses Ted and Ken's employment activities, L.D.'s activities as Mayor of Vancouver, the upcoming civic election and the growth of the city. Ruth Wing's letters to Ted describes current items of interest in Hollywood and the release of Ferdinand Earle's movie "A Lover's Oath" (The Rubaiyat). The file also contains a few letters from Octavia to Annie, three negatives showing views of Paris (CVA 1477-1220 to CVA 1447-1222), a photograph of George Beaton (CVA 1477-1223), financial records concerning the Pierce-Taylor Hollywood properties and a card from Jackie and Robert Coogan.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

Family 1925 ap-aug [April to August]

File consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, five photographs, financial receipts, postcards, a drawing, a pamphlet, cards, a book with enclosures and other material. File contains professional correspondence of Ted and Ken Taylor, and Ted's personal correspondence, the majority of which pertains to the birth of Mary Louise Taylor and the illness and death of Mary Beaton Taylor. Includes correspondence with Octavia Beaton, George Beaton, Bruce and Mary May Beaton, L.D. Taylor, Ken Taylor, Annie Louise Taylor, Caroline Little Pierce and publicist Howard Strickling. File also includes incoming Mary Beaton Taylor correspondence from Octavia, Mary May Beaton and various friends, and a letter from Octavia to Annie. Additional material includes photographs of George Beaton (CVA 1477-1218) and Ted Taylor with co-workers in Paris (CVA 1477-1217), a sketch of Ted Taylor, and an article by Ken Taylor.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

Family 1924 Jr-Jl [January to July]

File consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, a photograph, postcards, cards, receipts, tickets and other material relating mainly to the personal and professional activities of Ted Taylor. Personal correspondents of Ted include Caroline Little Pierce, Annie Louise Taylor and Ruth Wing. His professional correspondents include friends, colleagues at various studios and publications, as well as the following individuals: Charles A. Post, Thomas H. Ince, Ralph Dawson, Barabara La Marr, Vic Potel, Paul Gangelin, Fanchon Royer, Colleen Moore, Eileen Sedgwick, Edith Millicent Ryan, Tom Reed, Buckleigh Fritz Oxford, Elzabeth Alexander (on behalf of her son Ben Alexander), J.K. McDonald, Jeff Lazarus and Millard Webb. Also included in the file are copies of Ted's "Cinematters" column and other articles, several articles quoting his writings, pages of his address book, and a photograph on a postcard of the camp grounds at Warner Springs, California.
File also contains some correspondence and other records of Caroline and Annie Louise, and a letter from Octavia to Mary Beaton. Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

Family 1921

File consists of correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, bills and receipts, lists, eight negatives, eleven prints, cards, programs, sketches and other material relating mainly to the personal and professional activities of Ted Taylor. Includes eight photographs taken during Ted and Ruth Wing's honeymoon at Catalina (CVA 1477-1175 to CVA 1477-1182), and photographs of Ruth (CVA 1477-1183), Ted and Ruth (CVA 1477-1186), Caroline Little Pierce (CVA 1477-1190) and Marion Pierce (CVA 1477-1184). File also contains articles by Ted Taylor and many newspaper clippings relating to his marriage to Ruth and his appointment as treasurer of the "Committee of 14," which was created to fight censorship in the motion picture industry. In addition to professional correspondence, the, file also contains Ted's correspondence with Caroline, Ruth and Annie Louise Taylor.

Je-Dc [June-December 19]44 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of Ted Taylor's private and professional correspondence, financial records and receipts, studio passes, clippings, notes, diagrams, postcards, cards, photo card and other material. Includes a letter from Ken Taylor regarding a visit to L.D. Taylor, several letters from L.D. to Ken and Ted and some letters from Ted to L.D. A few of L.D.'s letters discuss Western Canada's political issues and his original intention to settle in Alaska, not Vancouver, when he left Chicago. File also contains records relating to Ted's work for the Screen Publicists Guild and his involvement with the Los Angeles Central Labor Council and the Los Angeles Newspaper Guild. Also included in the file is material received from the Hollywood Democratic Committee and the Federated Press, as well as greetings and cards from Industrial Films, Carl and Gerda Lerner and Darby St. John.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation, as well as the following section: House notes - 1944 - Aug.

L.D.T. [L.D. Taylor] - L.D.T., Personal

File consists of various newspaper clippings and articles, dating from 1910 to 1946, pertaining to L.D. Taylor, an article by L.D. titled "Vancouver, B.C., Best Bet of Two Continents," correspondence between L.D. and Ted Taylor, L.D. biographical notes by Ted, an invitation to the official opening and dedication of the Vancouver Airport in 1931 and a photograph, possibly taken inside a church.

1934 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of Ted Taylor's incoming and outgoing correspondence, including correspondence with family and friends, financial records, studio passes, cards, newspaper clippings, publicity and other notes, notices, postcards, one photograph and other material. File contains letters to and from L.D. Taylor, including wires relating to L.D.'s running for mayor in 1934 and a letter expressing his political and social views, as well as newspaper clippings concerning L.D. File also contains correspondence between Ted Taylor and the American Newspaper Guild concerning the possiblity of creating a Los Angeles guild, a report on an organization conference for a newspaper guild, and a copy of the Constitution of the Newspaper Guild of Los Angeles County. Also included in the file are cards and greetings from Tom Mix, the Hallam Cooley Agency, Thelma Hart, John Rohlfs, Reginald Owen, RKO Studios, Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Pictures.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

[19]45 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of Ted Taylor's personal and professional correspondence and notes, financial records and receipts, newsletter, cards, address book pages, war ration book, postcards, a photograph, objectss and other material. File also contains Mary Louise Taylor correspondence and correspondence with Ken Taylor and L.D. Taylor, which includes several letters from L.D. and attached newspaper clippings. Ted Taylor outgoing correspondence discusses family activities, his career, including work with the War Labor Board, and the Hollywood strike. File also contains a draft review of a Leonard Louis Levinson production and related correspondence. Other records within this file relate to Ted's association with the Central Labor Council, the Los Angeles Newspaper Guild and the Screen Publicists Guild. File also contains a photograph in a Christmas card of Edith and Arthur Baker. Objects in this file are badges from Ken Taylor's military uniform, a Nazi badge and a yellow Star of David badge bearing the German word 'Jude'.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation, as well as the following sections: KT army '42-'45; Price control.

Jr-Aug. [January-August] 1937 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of correspondence, studio passes, a photograph on a postcard, newsletter and other material. Includes several letters from L.D. Taylor to Ken Taylor in which he discusses his publication, the "New Deal," and the British Columbia provincial election. File also includes a note and several letters from Claire Du Brey, and a letter to the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Newspaper Guild concerning the dismissal of "Hollywood Reporter" staff.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation, with the additional section: Ken 1937, CLP.

1935 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of Ted Taylor's personal and professional correspondence, cards, studio passes, publicity and other notes, four photographs on postcards, newspaper clippings and a program. Professional correspondence includes correspondence relating to Taylor's work on the "Hollywood Reporter," and letters from Larry Blochman and Ted Le Berthon. Personal correspondence consists of letters to and from family and friends. File contains correspondence to and from L.D. Taylor and related notes and newspaper clippings. This includes a letter from L.D. describing his daily routine and the situation in Vancouver under the current mayor, correspondence from Ted to L.D. concerning Ted and Ken's visit to Vancouver, Ted's notes regarding L.D.'s family history and notable events in his life, and notes concerning Ted and Ken's activities during their visit to Vancouver. The file also contains records relating to Octavia Beaton's health, correspondence of Octavia, and a report card for Mary Taylor. The file also contains several cards and greetings to Ted Taylor from members of the motion picture industry, including Pinky Tomlin, Ben Jackson, Menifee Johnstone, Nat Levine, Carl Laemmle Jr., Al Martin, Francis Lederer, John Rohlf and Bill (William) Pine.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

1924 Dec.

File contains correspondence relating to Ted Taylor's publicity work, a script and program for a play in which he acted, and his address book. File also contains cards and greetings from directors Bert Dorris, James Young and J. Stuart Blackton; producers John M. Stahl, Bob Custer, Jeff Lazarus, Samuel Goldwyn and George Fitzmaurice; actors Mabel Normand, Florence Lawrence, Eleanor Boardman, Louise Glaum, Patsy Ruth Miller, Belle Bennett, Gertrude Short, Huntley Gordon, Jackie Coogan, Dorothy Dwan, Estelle Taylor, Ben Alexander, Tom Mix, Allene Ray, Patsy Ruth Miller, Natalie Kingston, Harry Carey, Adeline McAlvord; writers Hyatt Daab, Finis Fox, Sid Schlager, Joseph Jackson, Frederick Palmer, Joseph A. Stelle, Arthur Hagerman, Maurice Stephens, Adam Hull Shirk, Jack Jungmeyer, Edith Millicent Ryan and Charles R. Condon; and publicists Agnes O'Malley and Joe Reddy. File also contains cards and greetings from the following production studios: Universal City, Westcoast Studios, White Productions, Ritz Carlton Pictures, Lubitsch Productions, the 'Ben Hur' Company and Van Pelt-Wilson Productions.
File has been divided up into the following sections by Ted Taylor: Dec. 1924; 1924 - L.A. - Personal; 1924 - L.A. - Professional.

Vancouver 1886-1900

File consists of images of early Vancouver, including Gastown, Hastings Mill, Granville Street, Burrard Inlet, Prospect Point, the first City Council, arrival of the first C.P.R. train, Cordova Street, and Mount Pleasant.

[Album: Pierce family] photographs

File consists of photographs of the Pierce and Taylor families arranged into an album. Individuals appearing in photographs include Osborne J. Pierce, Caroline Little Pierce, Winifred Mabel Pierce, Kenneth Osborn Taylor, and Mary Louise Taylor. Places photographed include Point Defiance Park, Tacoma Washington; Grouse Mountain, British Columbia; and River Forest, Illinois. Some of the photographs were taken by Osborne J. Pierce.

Pierce family, Osborne J.

[Album:] Photographs, 1896-1902 - Theodore, Pierces

File consists of photographs assembled in an album by Annie Louise Taylor. Includes individual and group photographs of Theodore Pierce, Kenneth Osborn, Annie Louise and L.D. Taylor; interior and exterior views of the Taylor family home at the corner of Willow Street and 8th Avenue in Fairview; and one photograph of Caroline Little Pierce.

Pierce family, Osborne J.

Je-Sp [June-September 19]37 TT [Ted Taylor]

File consists of correspondence, financial records, newspaper clippings, studio passes, receipts, pamphlets, a negative and other material. Correspondence pertains to Ted Taylor's personal life and to his work on the "Hollywood Reporter." File also includes financial records regarding the estate of Caroline Little Pierce and a report card for Mary Taylor.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

Family 1931 Jr-Aug [January to August]

File consists of correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, notes, receipts, cards postcards and ephemeral and other material. File includes Octavia Beaton and Ken Taylor correspondence and Ted Taylor's personal and professional correspondence and notes. Correspondence includes letters to and from L.D. Taylor and George J. Fowler concerning L.D.'s illness and family activities. The file also contains articles by and pertaining to Ted, newspaper clippings relating to Ken's job with the Radio News Service, an obituary for Kate Cooley Taylor, and eight negatives and four prints of Mary Louise Taylor and Octavia Beaton at the beach. Also included in the file are cards and greetings from Bill Pine, Colleen Moore and Natalie Moorhead.
File has been divided up into the following sections by Ted Taylor: Ken 1931, etc.; Jan '31; Feb '31, Ap '31; My '31; Je '31; Jy '31; Ag '31.

[Scrapbook 1918-1924]

File consists of loose pages containing correspondence, photographs, articles, clippings, cards and other material, arranged as a scrapbook. Material relates to Ted Taylor's professional activities between 1918 and 1924, in particular to his positions as the News Director at Metro Pictures Corporation and a member of the Goldwyn Pictures publicity staff. File contains many clippings of articles pertaining to Ted, as well as the formation of the Western Association of Motion Picture Advertisers (WAMPAS), Affiliated Picture Interests and Studio Publicists' Association, and Ted's involvement with these associations. The file also includes copies of Ted's "Metro News" articles and press releases, weekly timelines of events at Metro in 1919 and 1920, invitations to motion picture events, a list of studio publicity representatives in 1920, correspondence with publicists representing various studios, and material relating to "Rubaiyat" publicity and his resignation from Metro.

The file also includes correspondence between Ted and Louis Victor Eytinge and Alla Nazimova, and a letter from Stan Laurel. Some of Ted's correspondence concerns William Desmond Taylor, events occurring at the Goldwyn and Metro studios and in the Hollywood motion picture industry.

In addition to some photographs of Ted Taylor, members of the Metro publicity and L.A. Times staff, the file contains many photographs of Metro actors, actresses and sets, including several taken by Ted. Included are photographs of John H. Ince, Henry Otto, Emmy Whelen, Viola Dana, May Allison, John Arnold, Ormer Locklear, Alla Nazimova, Fred Malatesta, A.H. Giebler, Bessie Love, Herbert Blache, D.F. McSweeney, Thomas Meighan, Edwin Schneider, John McCormack, Bert Lytell, M.E. McLoughlin, Eileen Percy, Alson M. Wheeler, Winchell Smith, Alice Lake, Antonio Moreno, Bayard Veiller, Marcus Loew, Richard A. Roland, Irving Ackerman, Sam Harris, W.E. Atkinson, David Warfield, Sid Grauman, Vincente Blasco Ibanez, June Mathis, Eric Worthington, Carmel Myers, Isadore Bernstein, Hope Hampton, William J. Burns, a possible photograph of Louis Victor Eytinge and a photograph of a sketch by Rex Ingram.
The file also contains a photo of the WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1922, comprised of Pauline Starke, Maryon Aye, Jacqueline Logan, Claire Windsor, Colleen Moore, Lila Lee, Lois Wilson, Mary Philbin, Patsy Ruth Miller, Bessie Love, Louise Lorraine, Helen Ferguson, Kathryn McGuire. Also included in the file are photographs taken on the set of "The Microbe," "Fools and Their Money," "One-Thing-At-a-Time O'Day," "Please Get Married," "The Hope," and realting to
a showing of the movie "Alias Jimmy Valentine" at the Arizona State Prison.

Ribbons

File consists of ribbons worn by L.D. Taylor at events and conventions and as a member of various committees.

Family 1930 Jr-Ap [January to April]

File consists of Ted Taylor personal and professional correspondence and notes, newspaper clippings, a newsletter and a postcard. File contains correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to L.D. Taylor, including a letter describing the political situation in Vancouver and L.D.'s plans to run for mayor in the 1930 election.
Items within the file have been divided up into sections by Ted Taylor according to month of creation.

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