The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Correspondence with Mary Alice Taylor (his wife), Clara Taylor Brigham (his sister), Ferdinand Brigham (his nephew), Willard Metcalf, Eugene Field, Elihu Root, Hamlin Garland, George W. Chadwick, Charles Dana Gibson, Royal B. Farnum, Charles H. Turner, and Edward Bok, editor of Ladies Home Journal. Also includes some biographical material; 52 family photographs; manuscripts of lectures to art students and of short stories; 49 sketches; 3 illustrated books; photographs and reproductions of Taylor's works; lists of his works; exhibition catalogs and price lists; and clippings.
William Ladd Taylor papers, 1884-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 4 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender, Dr. Ferdinand Brigham, after microfilming.
Painter, illustrator; Cambridge, Mass.
Lent 1971 by Dr. Ferdinand Brigham, Taylor's nephew.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001