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Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930



  • Existence: 1857-1930

Biographical History

William H. Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician, government official, lawyer, and judge. He served as the president of the United States from 1909 to 1913, and as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1921 to 1930.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Adam Saig Anderson photographs of Provo, Utah

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 300
Scope and Contents Collection includes 11 photographs of people and events in Provo, Utah, taken by Adam Saig Anderson between the 1890s and the 1900s.
Dates: approximately 1890-1909.

Early photographs of Provo and Brigham Young Academy

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 2683
Scope and Contents 20 black and white copy photographs of early Provo.
Dates: approximately 1880-1947

Robert Ellison Western photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 115
Scope and Contents Collection includes two hundred and thirty photographs, including oversize images, one tintype, and a Brady photograph, with images of the oil industry and oil fields, landscapes of the West, G. A. Custer, and Ellison family and friends; stereographs of Indian wars, Wyoming; various western personalities and places; and postcards. Also includes four photographs and a postcard of Edward Copely and family. Also a picture of the printing shop at the "Old Nez Pierce Mission", and a postcard of...
Dates: approximately 1880-1949

Willis Carl Jackson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 424
Scope and Contents Correspondence, articles and publications, newspaper clippings, paintings, and photographs. The collection relates to the history of aviation including ballooning, dirigibles, and air races. Also included are the correspondence and other records of Holden C. Richardson. These materials include certificates signed by presidents of the United States.
Dates: 1865-1960

Letter to J. G. Reeves

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 78
Scope and Contents ALS to Colonel J.G. Reeves notifying him that his son, Harold, could enter the Cincinnati Law School.
Dates: 1899

Photograph of President William Howard Taft visiting Provo

 Digital Record
Identifier: UAP2_F073_p073center

Photographs of Utah County, Utah

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 57
Scope and Contents Collection includes photographs of Utah County, Utah from the early 20th century. Photographs include images of A.O. Smoot, William Howard Taft, and Utah County towns.
Dates: 1912-1917

Photographs of visitors to campus, 1909-1968

 Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 49
Identifier: UA 1070 Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of various campus visitors and speakers at Brigham Young University, including Jean Piccard, a balloonist who taught at the BYU summer school in 1938, David Starr Jordan, President Taft, David O. McKay, and various other prominent visitors, 1909-1968.
Dates: 1909-1968

Reed Smoot diaries, 1880-1932

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains handwritten diaries documenting the life of Reed Smoot as kept by himself. Includes discussion of his home and family life, thoughts, and other daily events. Dated 1880-1932.
Dates: 1880-1932