These folders contain handwritten and printed essays written by Tom Taylor and others. Notable materials include:
- Handwritten essay in which Taylor discusses the period of excellence in dramatic writing. Undated.
- Printed copies of an essay written by Taylor titled The Theatre in England - some of its Shortcomings and Possibilities, dated 1871.
- Handwritten essay by Laura Taylor titled A [sic] Ornithological Visit to Hamborough, dated 1875.
- Handwritten draft of a story titled Aunt Margaret's Short Story, undated.
- Tom Taylor notebook titled The Life, A Satiric Dialogue. Undated.