Albert M. Taylor papers, 1900-1966  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Philippine Constabulary.Taylor, Albert M., 1880-1969
Albert M. Taylor papers
1900-1966 (inclusive)
0.5 linear feet, (1 container)
Collection Number
Ax 716
Albert Montreville Taylor served in the Phillipine Constabulary. The collection (1900-1966) contains correspondence, diaries, constabulary records and publications, and also personal papers, photographs, and memorabilia.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence is separated into incoming and outgoing letters. Outgoing letters are arranged by date, from 1903-1906; 1939. Incoming correspondence is arranged alphabetically and includes many telegrams. Incoming letters are dated from 1901 to 1962.

There are two diaries covering the period 1900 to 1906.

Constabulary records and publications include:

annual report by chief signal officer (1904);

forest manual (1904);

operation and maintenance rules for military telegraph lines (1901);

rosters of officers, enlisted men, and civilian employees (1902-1903);

payroll of laborers (1904);

receipts, work map of Samar, and special orders,;

speech by Juan Aquino (1905);

telegraph records;

and Philippine Constabulary Officers Association bulletins, 1950-1966 (non inclusive).

Personal papers and memorabilia include notebooks, military registration and discharge papers, target range record, descriptive and record card, and photographs from Taylor's service in the Philippines. The collection also contains the should straps of a Philippine Constabulary uniform worn by Taylor's friend, C.B. Comptons, a 1st lieutenant in the Constabulary.

Other publications include an annual reports of chief signal officers (Cuba and the U.S.), 1900-1901, and a report on military telegraph lines in Puerto Rico (1900).

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Restrictions on Use

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If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Albert M. Taylor papers, Ax 716, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Police--Philippines
  • Soldiers--United States--Diaries
  • Personal Names :
  • Taylor, Albert M., 1880-1969
  • Corporate Names :
  • Philippine Constabulary.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902--Personal narratives, American
  • Philippines--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Diaries
  • Reports