Documents Related to Charles L. Taylor, Lehigh Class of 1876
Scope and Contents
This collection contains materials relating to Lehigh alumnus and benefactor Charles L. Taylor and the construction of Taylor Gymnasium, and his relation to Andrew Carnegie. It includes letters, undergraduate material, and details on the new gymnasium.
- Taylor, Charles L. (Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
Collection is open for research.
Biographical / Historical
Charles L. Taylor was valedictorian of the Lehigh class of 1876, had a distinguished career in the employment of Andrew Carnegie, donated money to Lehigh for the building of Taylor Gymnasium and Taylor Field, was awarded an Honorary Degree in 1919, and died in 1922.
0.5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box)
Language of Materials
This collection contains materials relating to Lehigh alumnus and benefactor Charles L. Taylor and the construction of Taylor Gymnasium and Taylor Hall, along with articles regarding his personal life and his relations with Andrew Carnegie.
This collection is arranged chronologically, then topically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated to Lehigh in 1997 by his granddaughter Lillian (McIntosh) Savage.
Nine photographs of Taylor Field (numbers F7067-F7074), plus two portraits of Mr. Taylor (numbers BS3395 and F7066) have been filed in Lehigh Photos.
- Alumni Memorial Building
- Carnegie Day
- Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919
- Charley Taylor Day
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1850-1937
- Lehigh University
- Lehigh University -- Alumni and alumnae
- Lehigh University. Alumni Assocation.
- Lehigh University. Class of 1876
- Lehigh University. Trustees
- Letters (correspondence)
- School records
- Taylor Gymnasium.
- Taylor Hall.
- Taylor Stadium.
- Documents Related to Charles L. Taylor, Lehigh Class of 1876
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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