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Warner Taylor collection

Identifier: AG 215

Scope and Contents

The Warner Taylor Collection contains 4x5 inch negatives, three small untitled photographs, eight large photographs, and one 1943 photo-Christmas card.


  • undated


Language of Materials

Material in English

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Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical Note

Warner Taylor was born John Warner Taylor in New York City in 1880 and attended Columbia University. He received his BA in English in 1903 followed by an MA in 1907. Taylor became interested in art as his father was a professional framer. He experimented with a Brownie camera throughout his studies. By profession, Warner was a Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin. As a self-taught photographer he had one of his photographs exhibited at the New York World’s Fair in 1939, and was a Three Star Member of the National Photographic Society. Warner died in 1958.


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Photographs, negatives, and a photo-Christmas card of Warner Taylor (1880-1958), photographer, amateur ornithologist, and a faculty member in the English Department at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.


The Collection is arranged into the following series:

  1. Series 1: Photographic Materials
  2. Subseries 1: Negatives
  3. Subseries 2: Photographs

Custodial History

This collection was a gift of Lucia T. Miller, the photographer’s daughter, to the Center for Creative Photography in 2008.

Processing Information

Processed in by Janice Gould in March, 2008.

Warner Taylor Collection, undated
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

1030 N. Olive RD
Tucson Arizona 85721 United States