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Paul E. Taylor clippings

 Collection — Folder: S1285
Identifier: S1285

Scope and Contents

This collection comprises an October 17, 1943 newspaper article from the Indianapolis Star containing a reprint of entries from Paul E. Taylor's World War II diary, ranging from December 28, 1941 to December 5, 1942, regarding his experiences in the military, travel to Camp Roberts in California, and Australia.


  • 1941-1942


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Paul E. Taylor was born on October 17, 1919 to Burt S. and Augsut May (Wlker) Taylor and lived in Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated from Arsenal Technical High School and became engaged to Miriam (Mimi) Neiman. Taylor enlisted in the U.S. Army on December 30, 1941 and was stationed at Fort Harrison in Indianapolis and transferred to Camp Roberts in California. He was deployed to Australia and the Pacific Ocean Theater in late April 1942. Taylor died in New Guinea while delivering a message on December 6, 1942.


Items in the collection. "Paul E. Taylor." 1940 United States Federal Census. Accessed June 26, 2017. "Paul E. Taylor." Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940. Accessed June 26, 2017. "Pvt. Paul E. Taylor." Find a Grave Index. Accessed June 26, 2017.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/06/08 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2017/06/08 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2017/06/26 by Brittany Kropf.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.