Electronic finding aid available via the website of the National Anthropological Archives.
Includes correspondence, teaching materials, student papers, manuscripts, miscellaneous papers relating to projects, diaries, printed materials, photographs, cartographic materials. Much of the material concerns Taylor's archeological work in Coahuila, Mexico, some of which was carried out for the Smithsonian Institution (Northern Mexico Archeological Fund), and material on Tatvejo Cave in Sonora. Some materials concern Southeastern Indians and some or all of that belonged to Lyda Averell Taylor. Still other material concerns work in Monument Valley, Arizona, in 1952; the Pueblo Ecology Survey (with William Yewdale Adams), and work in Spain. The work also includes material concerning many other aspects of Taylor's life, both personal and professional. Also included are many papers by Taylor's students and other archeologists.
Walter W. Taylor Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
Restrictions & Rights:
Portions of the collection have been restricted at Natch Taylor's request until 2034. See finding aid for more information