S c o p e   &   C o n t e n t


The Fred Taylor Archive comprises seven main categories of information on the life and career of Frederick B. Taylor. Biographical Information includes an excerpt from an unpublished autobiographical manuscript, Essays includes works such as "Reflections on painting Stephen Leacock", Photographs includes both professional and social snapshots. Two main facets of the Archive which hold particular interest are Works and Correspondence. Works includes over 1550 reproductions of Taylor's work. This selection is a cross-section of Taylor's artistic mediums and includes painting (landscape, industrial, portrait, still-life), etching, drawing, sculpture as well as six original prints and seven original canvases located at McGill University. Correspondence comprises some 2000 letters, documents or memorandums, spans from the early 1920's up until Taylor's death in 1987 and is divided into professional and personal sections.
Scope & Content   Biographical Note   Inventory   Correspondence   Bibliography Works