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John Arthur Taylor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3284

Scope and Contents

Collection primarily contains the papers related to two book collections donated to BYU by John A. Taylor: the "Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) collection" and "Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) collection." Also includes correspondence, invoices, and business papers related to Mrs. Trollope's Bazaar; articles/essays relating to Trollope; two videos about Benjamin Disraeli; newspaper/magazine articles; and a CD containing a PowerPoint presentation by Mr. Taylor about book collecting.


  • approximately 1965-2005


Conditions Governing Access

Content restricted; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John Arthur Taylor papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

John A. Taylor established "Mrs. Trollope's Bazaar," which was a small company that bought and sold Trollope literature, writings, and related material.


3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Box-level inventory available online.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John Arthur Taylor.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

The Anthony Trollope Collection and the Benjamin Disraeli Collection referenced in the collection have been integrated into the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Rare Victorian Collection.

Separated Materials

System requirements: Microsoft Powerpoint.

Register of John Arthur Taylor papers
Andrea Wyss
2011 May 3
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States