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Taylor, George Shepherd, 1860-1924



  • Existence: 1860 - 1924

biographical statement

Citation:, Dec. 8, 2011 (George S. Taylor; George Shepherd Taylor; b. July 16, 1860 in Salt Lake City, Utah; d. Jan. 16, 1924 in Provo, Utah; m. Anna Christina Smoot (1858-1904)

Latter-day Saint bio. encycl., 1936: vol. 4, p. 362 (George Shepherd Taylor; president of the New Zealand Mission from 1920-1923; son of George Hamilton Taylor and Elmina Shepherd; wife died in 1904)

Mormon missionary diaries WWW site, Dec. 8, 2011 (George Shepherd Taylor; student at the University of Utah and Brigham Young Academy; worked as a clerk at the Taylor, Romney, Armstrong Lumber Company; m. Feb. 9, 1882 to Annie Kristine Smoot, sister of Reed Smoot; served as missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand, 1884-1888; moved to Provo, Utah, 1889; est. Provo Book and Stationary Company, 1889; president of George H. Taylor Investment Company, vice-president of Smoot Lumber Company; served as bishop and high councilman in Church)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

George M. Taylor postcard collection, circa 1907-1950

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1544 Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains a postcard collection of George S. Taylor collected by George M. Taylor. Contains postcards and photographs of missionaries sent to him while on a mission in Germany. As well as postcards of art work, musicians, and theatre performers. Materials date from circa 1907-1950.

Dates: circa 1907-1950

George Shepherd Taylor correspondence, circa 1881-1887

 Series — Box 29: Series 9 [Barcode: 31197233604666]
Identifier: MSS 1544 Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains Taylor correspondence concerning Cannon stock herd sale and his missionary service in New Zealand, circa 1881-1887.

Dates: circa 1881-1887

Ruth Louise Partridge papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1544
Scope and Contents

Contains the papers of Partridge, including correspondence and letters, typescripts, Minutia newspaper columns, news clippings and articles, genealogical and historical information, written stories, nursing information, and other personal information concerning her professional, volunteer and private activities. Also includes information on George Shepherd Taylor and George M. Taylor. Materials date from between 1862 and 1955.

Dates: approximately 1862-1955

Ruth Louise Partridge family history papers on non-relatives, circa 1881-1920

Identifier: MSS 1544 Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains Partridge family history papers on non-relatives such as Cluff, Haskel and Taylor family letters, journals and songs. Materials date from circa 1881-1920.

Dates: circa 1881-1920

George Shepherd Taylor diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231040558]
Identifier: MSS 167
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries in ten volumes with a book of missionary expenses. Also included are a printed copy of the New Testament in the Maori language and a printed "ready reference" book of scriptures often used by Mormon missionaries in both English and Maori. Taylor writes about his daily activities in leading the mission.

Dates: 1920-1924

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Collection 2
Letters 3
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 2
Diaries 2
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Provo 2
Authors 1