A Guide to the Thomas F. Taylor Papers, 1834-1931
Thomas Frederick Taylor was a civil servant and real estate dealer in Austin, Texas. He married journalist Bride Neill (1858-1937) in 1880, and the couple moved to Washington, D.C., returning to Austin in 1883.
Cottrell, Debbie Mauldin. "Taylor, Bride Neill."Handbook of Texas Online. Accessed March 3, 2011. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fta15.
Composed of correspondence and legal papers, the Thomas F. Taylor Papers, 1834-1931, document the real estate business of Taylor in Texas. Legal papers include J. Stanley Ford’s papers for the estates of Benjamin R. Milam and James S. Hogg as well as land transfers for Thomas F. Taylor. Correspondence to Taylor discusses the sale of land, while an 1877 advertisement announces an auction for land in "Louis Horst’s Sub-Division" in Austin.
This collection is open for research use.
Thomas F. Taylor Papers, 1834-1931, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers