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Guide to the Myron Charles Taylor papers 1973.276

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Taylor, Myron Charles, 1874-1959
Title: Myron Charles Taylor papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1935-1939
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0014
Call Phrase: 1973.276
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Biographical Note

After receiving his law degree from Cornell University, Myron Charles Taylor (1874-1959) worked primarily in the corporate law sphere, starting in the textile and banking industries in New York City. He later became Chairman of the United States Steel Corporation. He was also a Vice Chairman of the international Intergovernmental Committee on Political Refugees.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection dates from 1935 to 1939 and consists of correspondence and speeches of Myron Charles Taylor, as well as news clippings containing profiles of Taylor. Items relate to Taylor's work as Chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and a Vice Chairman of the Intergovernmental Committee on Political Refugees. Material also relates to Taylor's genealogy, focusing on his relation to members of the Underhill family and his Huguenot ancestry.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Taylor, Myron Charles, 1874-1959

Document Type

  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Correspondence
  • Speeches

Subject Organizations

  • Intergovernmental Committee on Political Refugees.
  • United States Steel Corporation.

Subject Topics

  • Genealogy
  • Industrialists -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Steel industry and trade -- New York (State) -- New York

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.) |x Commerce
  • New York (N.Y.) |x Politics and government

Family Name(s)

  • Underhill family

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Myron Charles Taylor papers, 1973.276, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The source and date of acquisition for this collection are unknown. The collection was formally accessioned in 1973.

Processing Information note

Minimally processed to the collection level.

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