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Presentation of Clipper Ship Model "The Lloyd" to Museum of History and Technology

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Chapelle, Howard Irving  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Transportation  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1962
Circa 1962/1963
Topic:
Special events  Search this
Ship models  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F28_002]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_402976
Online Media:

Presentation of Clipper Ship Model "The Lloyd" to Museum of History and Technology

Creator:
United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Chapelle, Howard Irving  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Transportation  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1962
Circa 1962/1963
Topic:
Special events  Search this
Ship models  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F28_003]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_402977
Online Media:

"Art Protis" Exhibition

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
United States Army  Search this
Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1970
April 24, 1970
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1628R1]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372655

"Art Protis" Exhibition

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
United States Army  Search this
Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1970
April 24, 1970
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1628R2]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372656

"Metal: Germany" Exhibition Opening

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Van Arsdale, Dorothy  Search this
Knappstein, Karl Heinrich  Search this
United States Army  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1968
January 15, 1968
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1160]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372151

Frank A. Taylor Papers

Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Clippings
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Serials (publications)
Brochures
Maps
Floor plans
Illustrations
Ephemera
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs
Washington (D.C.) -- History
Philippines
Europe
Bayreuth (Germany)
United States -- History
Date:
1835-2003
Descriptive Entry:
Frank A. Taylor (1903-2007) was a Curator of Engineering and Industries and an administrator at the Smithsonian. He was born in 1903 in Washington, D.C., where he grew up. Taylor began his career at the Smithsonian in 1922 as a Laboratory Apprentice in the Division of Mechanical Technology of the United States National Museum (USNM). After receiving his B.S. in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1928 and his J.D. from Georgetown University in 1934, he became a Curator in the Division of Engineering at USNM and advanced to Head Curator of the Department of Engineering and Industries in 1948. During the 1950s, Taylor chaired the Exhibits Modernization Committee of the USNM. In 1955 he was appointed Assistant Director, USNM, with special responsibility for planning the new Museum of History and Technology (MHT), later the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) and now the National Museum of American History (NMAH), and in 1958 was appointed the first Director of the new museum. In 1962 Taylor became Director of the USNM with responsibility for both the National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of History and Technology, and in 1968 was appointed Director General of Museums. Taylor retired from the Smithsonian on January 23, 1971.

Active in the international museum community, especially through the American Association of Museums and the International Council of Museums, Taylor worked on national legislation to support museums, notably the National Museum Act. After his retirement, Taylor continued to work at the Smithsonian as a Research Associate of the Smithsonian Institution Archives and as Consultant to the Secretary until 1983.

Among his other accomplishments were that during the depression, he was assistant director of the Historical American Merchant Marine Survey, Works Progress Administration Federal Project #6, which was administered through the Smithsonian. Then during World War II, Taylor served as a Battery Commander in the 734th AAA Gun Battalion and as an Enemy Property Custodian Officer in the Southern Philippines until being honorably discharged as a Major in the Artillery Reserve.

These personal papers contain materials that document the personal life of Frank A. Taylor and his family. The son of Augustus C. Taylor and Josephine Kubel, Taylor was born in Washington, D.C. and graduated from McKinley High School. He also spent time working in his father's drug store, Taylor's Pharmacy. The collection contains genealogical research and information on members of the Taylor and Kubel families, including Taylor's grandfather, Edward Kubel, who was a professionally trained instrument maker who immigrated to Washington from Bayreuth, Germany in 1849. There are also materials related to Taylor's service in the military, both while in Europe and the Philippines.

In addition there are materials documenting Taylor's work while at the Smithsonian Institution including the building of the National Museum of American History, exhibition development, and projects on which he consulted for the Smithsonian.

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, yearbooks, grant proposals, contracts, posters, invitations, passports, immigration papers, scrapbooks, notes, articles, speeches, audiocassettes, images, floor plans, maps, newsletters, guides, clippings, brochures, and ephemera. Some materials are in German.
Oversize:
This collection contains oversize material.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Museums -- Administration  Search this
Emigration and immigration  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Genealogy  Search this
Genre/Form:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Serials (publications)
Brochures
Maps
Floor plans
Illustrations
Ephemera
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
Identifier:
Accession 18-009
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-009

Programming and Architectural History Project, Hal Aber, 1998

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1004

Writing - "Something about early condition at SI"

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1016

Writing - Anecdotes

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1028

Exhibits renovation recommendations for first year

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1040

NMHT - Chronology

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1052

General, 1967 and undated

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1064

Picture postcards

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1077

Clipping - Smithsonian Gallery of Art - Eero Saarinen design

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1089

Clippings, 1959-1969 (2 folders)

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1101

Untitled

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
School
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1113

Tech Life - Year Book - McKinley Manual Training School, 1917

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1122

The Maroon and Gray - A Review of the School Year - McKinley Manual Training School, 1919-1920 (includes photograph)

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1134

The Techite - Annual Year Book - McKinley Manual Training School, 1921

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1147

The Adjutant - 35th Annual Drill, Washington High School Cadets - Official Program, June 5-6, 1922

Collection Creator::
Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-009, Frank A. Taylor Papers
See more items in:
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor Papers / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa18-009-refidd1e1159

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