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Zachary Taylor papers

 Collection — Folder: S2815
Identifier: S2815

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typeset campaign flyer from Zachary Taylor in 1848 regarding his qualifications.


  • 1848

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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 / Historical

Zachary Taylor was born in Virginia on November 21, 1784. He married Margaret Mackall Smith on June 21, 1810. Zachary and Margaret had six children. Taylor was a career Army officer, rising to become a general. He served as President from the Whig party beginning in 1849. He died July 9, 1850 in Washington, D.C. and is buried at the Zachary Taylor National Museum near Louisville, Kentucky.

"Zachery Taylor". Retrieved 2013/10/16.

"Margaret Taylor". Retrieved 2013/10/16.

"Zachery Taylor". Retrieved 2013/10/16.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Ownership and Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Ball State University on 1982/06/03.

General Note

Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2013/10/16 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/10/16 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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