The Resource Richard Smith Taylor Collection

Richard Smith Taylor Collection

Label
Richard Smith Taylor Collection, 1942-1976
Title
Richard Smith Taylor Collection
Inclusive dates
1942-1976
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection of brochures, letters, and photographs of the Virginia House in Richmond, Virginia. The materials were collected by Richard Smith Taylor, head gardener and superintendent of the Virginia House. Included are numerous photographs of the gardens and grounds, ca. 1950-1960
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Richard Smith Taylor (1905-1976) was superintendent of the Virginia House from 1948 until his death.
  • Virginia House, situated on a hillside overlooking the James River in Richmond, Virginia, was the home of Alexander (1876-1948) and Virginia Weddell (1874-1948). It was completed in 1929 and constructed from the materials of a sixteenth century English manor house.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Richard Smith Taylor Collection
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.25
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Smith, Paul and Mary
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001555574
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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