Peter Hillsman Taylor. Portrait by Marcella Comés [Photographic prints] (1987) 10" x 12" Black & White. 3 items. 4 p. Note: Photograph of oil portrait of Peter Taylor by Marcella Comés Winslow and mailing envelope; image #P-1169-013.a.1
Peter Hillsman Taylor, Sgt., Headquarters Company, 12th Replacement Depot, APO, New York. Envelopes of letters to Mrs. Peter Taylor, Norwood, NC, etc.; Photographs of Dulverton, Somerset & Salisbury, Wiltshire, England during World War II [Correspondence, Envelopes & Photographic prints] (1944-1945) TLS, Envelopes & Photographic prints. Black & White. 26 items. 26 p. Note: Individuals seen in the photographs include Curtis, Howard, & McPherson); also contains envelope labeled: "Updike (hat)...photos from Dulverton (© 1944) miscellaneous envelopes"; also George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. TLS to Peter Taylor agreeing to pay him for an article in they publication The Mint (1 November 1945)
Inventories, by Elizabeth Ross Taylor, of the Peter Taylor letters including correspondence between Mr. Taylor, Jean Stafford & Robert Lowell, etc. [Lists] (1977) Typescripts & Holographs. 8 items. 28 p.
Peter Taylor. Letters to "Lon and Fanny" [Correspondence] (6 April 1958) TLS. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Letters thanking them for all the nice things they have done, etc.
Valentine Card "PMHT from ERT" [Correspondence] (ca. 1970s) ALS. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Peter Hillsman Taylor from his wife Eleanor on Valentine's Day.
Hard and Admirable Toughness: The Stories of Peter Taylor, A, by William Peden, The Hollins Critic, Vol. 7, No. 1 [Periodicals] (February 1970) Printed; The Whistler a Play, by Peter Taylor, proof of Virginia Quarterly Journal [Plays]; Cover of the Hollins Critic [Periodicals] (1970) Printed, Edited Proofs, Clippings. 3 items. 19 p. Note: Hollins Critic cover annotated: "To Peter Taylor with best wishes. William Peden May 4 1970"; clipping autographed "Peter Taylor".
Biographical materials relating to Peter Taylor (1954-1995) Typescripts, Holograph notes, Printed materials. 42 items. 54 p. Note: Includes TLS to Mr. Peter Taylor from author Flannery O'Connor (15 April 1954); obituaries & newspaper articles on Taylor; copy of an article in the Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook about Peter Taylor, etc.; includes oversized clippings.
Collection (1944-1994) of materials for Peter Taylor's memorial service, including a draft program; Eleanor Taylor. Letter to Wyatt Prunty (undated) ALS; Large Red Man Reading, by Wallace Stevens [Poems] (ca. 1995); Peter Taylor's Letters to Eleanor Taylor, written in Ireland and England during World War II [Correspondence] (1944-1945) Photocopy typescripts & Holographs. 9 items. 30 p.
Inventory of the Peter Taylor letters, 1943-1945 [Lists] (undated) Holographs. 1 item. 29 p. Note: Includes lists of letters to Eleanor Taylor, Allen Tate, Robert Lowell, etc. on lined notepad.
Andrew Lytle, Gainesville, FL. Letter to Peter Hillsman Taylor [Correspondence] (20 February 1958) TLS. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Discussing writing, theater vs. novels, travel, finances & family issues.
Constance Tripp, Cheltenwood, Tuell, Taunton, England. Letters & Envelopes sent to Peter Hillsman Taylor, Sgt., Headquarters Company, 12th Replacement Depot, Dulverton, England [Correspondence] (7 July - 6 November 1944) ALS. 3 items. 7 p.
Jean Stafford (Mrs. Robert Lowell), Westport, CT. Letter to Sgt. Peter Taylor, Hqs. Co., 12th Replacement Depot [Correspondence] (9 April 1945). TLS. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Taylor has lost writing contest to "a young Jewish man"; family issues; Sewanee literary scene; Catholic Church issues; Holy Week, etc.
Fiddles and the Flutes, The, by Caroline Gordon & Note by Stuart Wright [Novellas & Notes] (undated) Edited Typescripts & Holographs. 2 items. 47 p. Note: Partially erased annotation: "Early Version;" Caroline Ferguson Gordon (6 October 1895— 11 April 1981) was a notable American novelist and literary critic who was twice married to Allen Tate, 1924-1959
Contracts with Publishers (1947-1972) Printed forms. 8 items. 25 p. Notes: Harcourt Brace and Co. (1947-1951); Random House, Inc. (1956); Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Inc. (1965-1970); Houghton Mifflin Company (1972)
Robb Forman Dew. Letter to Peter Hillsman Taylor enclosing her review of The Old Forest and Other Stories [Correspondence & Reviews] (25 January 1985) ALS & Typescript. 2 items. 5 p.
An Old Man's Love, by Peter Hillsman Taylor [Poems] (undated) Typescripts & Holograph Notes. 2 items. 2 p. Note: Post-it note by Stuart Wright: "Poem by Peter Taylor."
Eleanor Ross Taylor, Gambier, OH. Letter to George Gordon Lord Lanning, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH [Correspondence] (25 March 1954) ALS. 1 item. 3 p. Note: Includes typescript card signed by Stuart Wright including quote on Taylor from Robert Lowell's letter to W. D. Snodgrass (28 May 1978)
C. H. Abbott, The Cottage, Dulverton, Somerset, England. Letters to Peter Hillsman Taylor, Sgt., HQ Company, 12th Replacement Depot, Dulverton, Somerset [Correspondence] (3 August 1944 - 31 July 1945) ALS. 16 items. 28 p.
Leslie H. Buchman, Lt., Battery H, 72nd CA, New Orleans, LA. Letters to Peter Hillsman Taylor, HQ Battery Reception Center, Fort Oglethorpe, GA [Correspondence] (29 July 1943) ALS. 1 item. 3 p.
Allen Churchill, Y3c, Yank The Army Weekly, New York, NY. Letter to Sgt. Peter Taylor, Reception Center, Fort Oglethorpe, GA [Correspondence] (28 April 1943) TLS. 1 item. 1 p.
Pamela Churchill (Mrs. Randolph Churchill) London, England. Letter to Sgt. Peter H. Taylor, HQ Company, 12th Replacement Depot [Correspondence] (31 July 1945) TLS. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Pamela Churchill divorced Randolph Churchill in 1945 and was married to former Governor of New York and Ambassador to the Soviet Union, Averill Harriman from 1971 to 1986. She served as U. S. Ambassador to France, 1991-1997.
Craig Claiborne, East Hampton, NY. Letter to Peter Taylor, Charlottesville, VA [Correspondence] (14 January 1975) TLS. 1 item. 2 p.
William H. Eason, Pvt., 2d Provisional Regiment, Camp Sibert, AL. Letters to Peter Taylor, Chattanooga, TN & Camp Butner, NC [Correspondence] (20 December 1943 - 11 April 1946) ALS. 3 items. 8 p.
Felder F. Heflin, Memphis, TN. Letters & Telegram to Peter Taylor [Correspondence] (19 February 1941 - 24 October 1969) ALS, TLS, Telegrams. 4 items. 9 p.
John Herber, Ann Arbor, MI. Letter to Peter Taylor, Memphis, TN [Correspondence] (30 July 1940) ALS. 1 item. 4 p.
Henry Allen Moe, Guggenheim Foundation, New York, NY. Letters to Eleanor R. and Peter Hillsman Taylor [Correspondence] (30 January - 14 February 1945) Mimeographed typescript & TLS. 3 items. 4 p. Note: Regarding fellowship application.
Samuel H. Monk., Capt., 559th Bomber Squadron. Letters to Peter Hillsman Taylor [Correspondence] (28 April 1940, 15 April 1944) TLS. 2 items. 4 p.
Malcolm Nooke, The Woman's College, Greensboro, NC. Anonymous Letter Received [Correspondence] (2 April 1946) Carbon TL. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Recommending PHT for Creative Writing position at The Woman's College, Greensboro, NC.
Nadine & Rogers Parker, Memphis, TN. Letters to Peter Hillsman Taylor [Correspondence] (1940-1945) ALS, Clippings, Postcard. 7 items. 22 p. Note: Hometown arts & family news; includes postcard with black & white image of statue entitled Virgin and Child, Limestone, ca. 1500, School of Troyes, City Art Museum, St. Louis [MO]; image #PC-1169-013.001.zc.2
Joe Reeves, AST Division HQ, Third Service Command, Baltimore, MD. Letters to Peter Hillsman Taylor, Camp Butner, NC [Correspondence] (28 January, 8 February 1944) ALS. 2 items. 4 p. Note: Friend from Chapel Hill, NC; discussion of "The Dog."
Annie Rose Buchan, Memphis, TN. Letter to Peter Hillsman Taylor, Fort Oglethorpe, GA [Correspondence] (5 June 1943) TLS. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Hometown & family news; congratulations on marriage.
James Ross, Pfc., HQ, 1382 Labor Supervision Company, Liege, Belgium. Letter to Peter Hillsman Taylor, Sgt., HQ Company, 12th Replacement Depot [Correspondence] (14 May 1945) TLS. 1 item. 2 p. Note: James Ross was Eleanor Ross Taylor's brother and a noted author; the letters concern military service; PHT's prize for winning Partisan Review novelette contest.
Diarmuid Russell, Russell & Volkening, Inc., New York, NY. Letters to Peter Hillsman Taylor, Fort Oglethorpe, GA; Sewanee, TN [Correspondence] (1, 22 June 1943; 1 April 1946) TLS. 3 items. 4 p. Note: Literary agent, regarding Doubleday contract; Eudora Welty, congratulations on marriage.
Susan Thompson, St. Louis, MO. Letters to Peter Hillsman Taylor, Fort Oglethorpe, GA [Correspondence] (13, 18 February 1943) TLS. 2 items. 14 p. Note: Family news, pregnancy, working at Curtiss-Wright; advice on publishing enclosed poems; possible job at KMOX radio.
James M. Waller, Monteagle, TN. Vmail letter to Peter Hillsman Taylor, Sgt., 12th Replacement Depot, Dulverton, Somerset, England [Correspondence] (13 May 1944) ALS. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Response to letter from Taylor in Ireland; includes three recently-heard jokes [two concern Negroes].