Harold Taylor papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 126
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, press cuttings, postcards, and a telegram (all photocopy)

Scope and Content

Photocopied, typescript recollections by Lucy Taylor, with annotations (Dec. 1975); Photocopied press cuttings, postcards and telegram relating to the sinking of RMS (Registered Merchant Ship) Lusitania (1915); Photocopied repatriation passport (n.d.); Photocopied postcards (Mar.-Dec. 1918, n.d.); Photocopied letters from the Repatriation Claims Department, Board of Trade (12 June 1915-7 Jan. 1921).

Administrative / Biographical History

Harold W. Taylor travelled from the United States on RMS (Registered Merchant Ship) Lusitania with his new wife Lucy (ne Haddock), a United States citizen since 1913, for a honeymoon in England. They both survived its sinking in 1915.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by H. W. Taylor (son)


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

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