File - - Persons - Family

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Persons - Family

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  • [ca. 1925]-1954 (Creation)

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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.

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File contains very acidic papers

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  • CVA 1477-984
  • Copies of published poetry by well-known poets was removed from the file

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Photograph has been removed from physical file and stored separately for preservation reasons.

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  • Box: 951-D-05 fld 01-02
  • Box: 198-E-01