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   Container / Location    Title
 
Series I. Personal Records [series]:
  1  
Valerie Taylor Author: A Resource Book, compiled September 24, 1991 by Tee A. Corinne. Includes autobiographical essay by Valerie Taylor and an interview conducted by Tee Corinne and Caroline Overman
  1  
"Valerie Taylor Working Papers # 1: Letters from Jeannette Howard Foster, Hazel M. Toliver, Dot Ross to Valerie Taylor." Organized by Tee Corinne, 1997.
  1  
"Valerie Taylor Working Papers # 2: Documents pertaining to the life of Valerie Taylor." Organized by Tee Corinne, 1997 and 1998.
  1  
Map of Tucson, AZ, in which Valerie Taylor's address has been marked
  1  
"Sixty Years Ago" autobiographical essay, ts., 6pp.
  1  
Address book with red cover
  1  
Address book with flower-patterned cover
  1  
Records, certificates, legal documents
  1  
Business card, Velma Young
  1  
Memorial Fund for Pearl Hart, card, n.d.
  1  
Photocopy of form letter soliciting support for Jeannette Foster, signed "Hazel Tolviner and Valerie Taylor," n.d.
  1  
Certificate of eligibility for Food Plus benefits, Feb. 27, 19??
  1  
Plan of house (includes photocopy), drawing, n.d.
  1  
Card from the registrar at Blackburn College, n.d.
  1  
High School Commencement Invitation, n.d.
  1  
Birth certificate, Valerie Taylor, August 5, 1914, photocopy
  1  
School reports (Elgin High School, Kendall County, Kane County) for Velma Young, 1923-1928
  1  
High School diploma released to Velma Vacella (sic) Young, Geneva, Ill., June 2, 1926
  1  
Letter from G. A. Westlake to M. J. Young, Elburn, Ill., September 9, 1935
  1  
Marriage license, issued in Illinois to Jerry Tate and Velma M. Young, May 13, 1939
  1  
Ad for poultry show, Sandwich, Ill., October 27-29, 1944
  1  
Decree for divorce, issued to Velma Tate and William Jerry Tate, Kendall County, Ill., October 5, 1953
  1  
Certificate of baptism, issued for Jerry Jay Tate, Oswego, Ill., April 3, 1955
  1  
Membership certificate, issued by the Westminster Presbyterian Church of Aurora, Ill., to Velma N. Tate, July 29, 1956
  1  
Notice of acceptance by the Board of Elections of registration, issued by the Delare Co., NY Board of Elections to Velma N. Tate, post-marked Jan. 23, 1976
  1  
Will written by "Velma Nacella Young Tate, aka Valerie Taylor, Nacella Young and Francine Davenport," August 24, 1987
  1  
Release notice issued by S. Equi Nox to Valerie Taylor, March 1, 1994
  1  
Membership card, issued by the American Humanist Association to Valerie Taylor, May 1996
  1  
Mementos (Clippings, postcards, announcements, notes)
  1  
Personal library lists
  1  
Note by James Tate to Tee Corinne regarding the books and magazines which Valerie Taylor kept by her bed, ms., 1p
  1  
List of books in Valerie Taylor's personal library, compiled by her literary executor Tee A. Corinne in November 1997, ms., 8pp.
  1  
Personal + family recollections, 1991, 13pp.
  2  
Valerie Taylor Fund
  2  
Ads and announcements appealing for financial contributions to help with Taylor medical bills
  2  
Cards and letters sent in response to appeal
  2  
Business Records
  2  
Contracts with publishers (includes contract between Jeannette Foster and Marie Kuda)
  2  
Notebook on business correspondence; various notes
  2  
Financial Records (Invoices, bank receipts, checks)
  2  
Medical Records (Instructions, receipts, correspondence)
  2  
Memorial service program. Includes note by James Tate
 
Series II. Correspondence [series]:
 
Incoming [subseries]:
 
a. Family Correspondence [subseries]:
  2  
From the grandchildren. Includes card sent by Penni Tate to Taylor, reproducing the prize-winning painting of Valerie Taylor by Penni Tate, dated
  3  
Tate, James
  3  
Tate, Marshall, and wife Penni
  3  
Young, Jerry
  3  
Young, Marshall
 
b. Business Correspondence [subseries]:
  3  
Banned Books
  3  
Brandt, Kate
  3  
CBS Publications
  3  
Corinne, Tee A.
  3  
Feminist Writers. See also: May Sarton, in General Correspondence and in Writings by and About Others
  3  
Firebrand Books
  3  
In These Times
  3  
Alfred A. Knopf
  3  
Langdon, Eleanor
  3  
Library of Congress. Copyright Office
  3  
Madwoman Press
  3  
Naiad Press
  3  
New Victoria Publishers
  3  
Norton & Norton
  3  
Soule, Janet S.
  3  
The Seal Press
  3  
Timely Books
  3  
West End Press (Meridel Le Sueur and John Crawford). See also: "Meridel Le Sueur" in: General Correspondence
  3  
Womanpress
  3  
Zebra Books
 
c. General Correspondence [subseries]:
  3  
(Unidentified or incomplete)
  3  
Andrews, Carrie
  3  
Antigone Books
  3  
(Archie)
  3  
(Bon)
  3  
Bravard, Bob
  3  
Briggs, Helen
  3  
(Caroline)
  3  
Casa Nuestra
  3  
Catherine, Carey
  3  
Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame, Nominations and Selection Committee
  3  
Chile Solidarity Action
  4  
Collier, Ron to James Tate and Valerie Taylor. Includes note by James Tate. Three issues of Swan, containing articles by Collier under the name Kenn Richie, have been separated and cataloged separately.
  4  
Collier, Ron to James Tate and Valerie Taylor, (Cont'd)
  4  
Collier, Ron to James Tate and Valerie Taylor, (Cont'd)
  5  
Coleman, Cathleen, and Michelle Lester
  5  
Corinne, Tee A.
  5  
Cottrell, Honey Lee
  5  
Craig, David
  5  
Cruikshank, Margaret (Peg)
  5  
Dan
  5  
Dewey, Janice
  5  
Dawn, Angela
  5  
Devore, George
  5  
Dove, Victor
  5  
Dreamdigger, Ruth (Ruth Travis-Best)
  5  
Eastman, Wes
  5  
Fawcett, Eugenia, and Mary Milner
  5  
Finke, Nancy, and David
  5  
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield
  5  
Fleishman, Enid
  5  
Fleishman, Jane
  5  
Gerber/Hart Gay and Lesbian Library & Archives
  5  
Gershick, Zsa Zsa
  5  
Gidlow, Elsa
  5  
Greenham Women Against Cruise Missiles
  5  
Hall, Lillian
  5  
Hall, Robert
  5  
Hyatt, Arthur. Includes note by James Tate
  5  
Hobson, Arline
  5  
Howland, Terry
  5  
Hyatt, Arthur
  5  
Inman, Will. Includes photocopy of letter from Meridel Le Sueur to Inman
  6  
Jackson, Nicola (Saphira)
  6  
Janet
  6  
Joanna and Andrea
  6  
Johnson, Hansje
  6  
Kelly, Bill
  6  
Klosinski, Denise
  6  
Kuda, Marie. See also: "Womanpress" in Business Correspondence
  6  
Lane, Linn
  6  
Lenoir, Lora
  6  
Lesbian Herstory Archives
  6  
Le Sueur, Meridel. See also: "West End Press" in Business Correspondence
  6  
Lochman, Edna and Doug
  6  
Lynch, Lee
  6  
Lynch, Lee, (Cont'd)
  6  
Marchant, Anyda
  6  
Mariah, Paul
  6  
Mary and Jim
  6  
Mead, Edward
  6  
Letter of June 14, 1981 includes tape. See: Series X. Audio and Video Tapes.
  6  
Mayer, Ada and Hank. Includes several photographs of the Mayers and their sons
  7  
Mayer, Noni and Corey
  7  
McCarthy, Florence
  7  
Mead, Ed (Includes four transcripts of seven tapes sent by Mead's wife, Carey Catherine, from Nicaragua. See Series X. Audio and Video Tapes. See also: "Catherine, Carey" in General Correspondence.
  7  
Meader, Norm and Richard Holmes
  7  
Michele
  7  
Michigan, University of, Ann Arbor. Women's Studies Department (Ellen Zweig)
  7  
Morton, Don
  7  
Murphy, Lynn
  7  
Murphy, Sheila
  7  
Naylor, Lucinda
  7  
Osborn, Torie
  7  
Overman, Caroline
  7  
Owens, Vicki
  7  
Parrish, Kathryn Taylor
  7  
Pattee, Christine
  7  
Pease, Randal
  7  
Penny
  7  
Pima County Health Department (Arizona)
  7  
Pima Friends Meeting (Arizona)
  7  
Polly and Nancy
  7  
Pope, Penelope and Stephanie Lee
  7  
Ray, Judy and David
  7  
Reagan, Betsy
  7  
Routsong, Alma (Isabel Miller)
  8  
Ruby
  8  
Rule, Jane
  8  
S. Bob
  8  
Samaras, Constance
  8  
Sara
  8  
Sarton, May
  8  
Scott, Stephanie Lee
  8  
Sharon
  8  
Sirius, Jean
  8  
Stevens, Linda
  8  
Stevenson, Janet
  8  
Stevis, Dimitris
  8  
Steinecker, David L.
  8  
Stina, Inga
  8  
Swanson, Diane
  8  
Terkel, Studs
  8  
Tucson, Arizona. Sun Station Post Office
  8  
Uszkurat, Carol Ann
  8  
Van Dyckle, Bernardene
  8  
Wagner, Mary Carol and Jorge-Romero Ortez
  8  
Weiner, Tess
  8  
Weldy, Ann
  8  
Wini
  8  
Women's Resource Center
  8  
Woman Kraft
  8  
Yo and Bonnie
  8  
Walters, Helen. On audio tape. Includes note by James Tate. See Series X. Audio and Video Tapes.
  8  
Fan Mail
 
Outgoing Correspondence [subseries]:
  9  
Business
  9  
General (Primarily to Jean Sirius and Cara Vaughn)
 
Series III. Literary Manuscripts [series]:
 
Published Works [subseries]:
 
Book-length works [subseries]:
  10  
The Growing Time. Published as Ripening, original draft, t.s., pp. 1-180
  10  
The Growing Time. Published as Ripening, carbon, t.s., 180pp.
  11  
The Prism, ts., carbon, 174pp.+parts of older draft, 66pp.
  11  
Rice and Beans. Marked: first draft. Includes comments by James Tate, t.s., 1-67pp.
  11  
Rice and Beans. Marked: "final draft," ts., 104pp.
  11  
Rice and Beans, (Cont'd), pp. 105-173
  11  
Rice and Beans (wrong title?) first draft; incomplete, t.s., 62pp.
  12  
Ripening, draft, ts., 120pp.
  12  
Ripening, draft, ts., pp. 121-183
  12  
Various book fragments, including Whisper Their Love
 
Published Short Stories [subseries]:
  12  
"My Father's Chilblains" (by Velma Young Tate). In: The Catholic Home Journal, November 1950, p. 6.
  12  
"The Home Place" (by Nacella Young). In: The Canadian Forum, November 1951, pp. 177-8.
  12  
"A Different Kind of Love", ts., carbon, 7pp. In: True Story [?]
  12  
I Married a Brain-Damaged Alcoholic (by Velma Tate). In: True Love [?], ts., carbon, 11pp.
  12  
My Home Was a Nightmare, ts., 9pp.; carbon, ts., 9pp. Includes note from MacFadden Women's Group. In: True confessions [?]
 
Published Poems [subseries]:
  12  
By Nacella Young; clippings from journals and magazines
  12  
By Nacella Young, ts., 15pp.
  12  
By Valerie Taylor, in: Newsletter Inago
 
Published Articles and Essays [subseries]:
  12  
Clippings from journals and magazines; include notes by James Tate
  12  
Essays on Denise Levertov and May Sarton for Feminist Writers. Includes correspondence, ts. drafts, and a note by James Tate. See also: " Feminist Writers" in Business Correspondence.
 
Unpublished works [subseries]:
 
Book-length works [subseries]:
  13  
Untitled; "Barbara Hanson was up on a ladder..." by "Taylor" ts., 139pp.
  13  
Untitled; "Coal bill. The words echoed..." by "Tate"; ts., 182pp.
  13  
Untitled; "Elizabeth Davis..." Includes early drafts and James Tate's notes, ts., 180pp.
  13  
Portion of unidentified novel: "Fifteen minutes before closing time..." ts., 6pp.
  14  
The Chicken of the Hotel Oracio Nelson by "Velma N. Tate," ts., carbon, 153pp.
  14  
The Different Ones, revision, ts., carbon, 180pp.
  14  
Dry September; Chapter Two, by "Nacella Young," ts., 14pp.; ts., carbon by "Velma Tate," 183pp.
  14  
Every Day Is Monday, by "Velma Tate," t.s., with corrections, 133pp.
  14  
Hand Off My Love, ts., photocopy of carbon, 67pp.
  15  
The Home Place, source material, t.s., ca. 120pp.
  15  
The Home Place, draft, t.s., 150pp.
  16  
The Home Place (Cont'd), t.s., pp. 151-311
  16  
The Home Place, "rewrite," t.s., 118pp.
  16  
The Home Place, by "Velma Tate," t.s., carbon, 150pp.
  16  
The Home Place, (Cont'd), t.s., carbon, pp. 151-296
  17  
The Home Place, by "Valerie Taylor," final version, t.s., 179pp.
  17  
The Home Place (Cont'd), pp. 180-385
  17  
The Housekeeper's Daughter, by "Francine Davenport," ts., carbon, 193pp.
  18  
Innocent Imposter, by "Francine Davenport," ts., carbon, 134pp.
  18  
The Innocent Imposters, by "Francine Davenport,"includes alternate ending on carbon, 151pp.
  18  
Island of Love, by "Francine Davenport," ts., 69pp.
  18  
Island of Love, by "Francine Davenport," ts., carbon, 69pp.
  18  
Love Image, ts., carbon, 156pp.
  19  
More Than Bed, ts., 148
  19  
1933, ts., 101pp.
  19  
1933, ts., pp. 102-184
  19  
1924, early draft, ts., pp. 1-5
  19  
1924, incomplete copy, ts., pp. 2-10
  19  
1924, photocopy of complete version, ts., 5pp.
  19  
Object Matrimony. Iincludes comments by James Tate, ts., with corrections, 138pp.
  20  
Object Matrimony, (Cont'd), pp. 139-201
  20  
Object Matrimony, duplicate, with name "Tate" crossed out and corrected to "Taylor," ts., 201pp.
  20  
Sequel to Jam [?], ts., 87pp.
  20  
Seven Lean Years, draft, with corrections ts., 252pp.
  21  
Seven Lean Years, draft, corrected. Includes James Tate's comments, ts., 143pp.
  21  
Seven Lean Years, (Cont'd), pp. 144-268
  21  
Sight Unseen, draft, ts., several paginations, ca. 160pp.
  21  
The Small Rain, ts., carbon, 165pp.
  22  
Stand By and Witness, ts., incomplete and corrected pagination, with corrections in pen, 151pp.
  22  
Stand By and Witness, ts., carbon, 151pp. Includes alternative ending
  22  
The Tormented Search, ts., carbon, 140pp.
  22  
Waiting to Die, ts., 24pp.
 
Unpublished Short Stories [subseries]:
  22  
Birthday, ts., photocopy, 8pp.
  22  
Christmas Eve in Adelaide, by Velma Tate, ts., carbon, 10pp.
  22  
Cora, by Velma Tate, ts., 8pp.; carbon, ts., 7pp.
  22  
Resurrection, by "Nacella Young," ts., 7pp.
  22  
A Dream, ts., 1p.
  22  
A Short Love Story, ts., 2pp.
  22  
Nine short stories, untitled, with notes by Valerie Taylor and James Tate; 1997[?]; ts., 2pp. ; 3pp.; 5pp.; 5pp.; 5pp.; 9pp.; 7pp.; 5pp.; 4pp., respectively
 
Unpublished Poems [subseries]:
 
Loose poems
  23  
Loose poems. Includes an essay on Tee Corinne and note by James Tate ts., 5pp.
  23  
Loose poems (Cont'd), Include note by James Tate ts., 3pp.
  23  
Loose poems (Cont'd), "The Rooted Heart" and other poems, with explanatory note by James Tate
  23  
Loose poems (Cont'd), "After the Apalachian trail: a dialogue for Roberta," ts., 2pp.
 
Poems from Valerie Taylor's journals
  23  
First grouping from binder in its original state, not in any particular order ts., ca. 100pp.
  23  
Second grouping from binder, some published[?], ts., ca. 60pp.
  23  
Third grouping from binder, some published[?], ts., ca. 150pp.
 
Photocopies of poems
  24  
Photocopies of poems. With note by Tee Corinne, ts., ca. 30pp
 
Translation of poetry
  24  
"Translations from the German," ts., ca. 100pp.
  24  
Translations [?] ts., ca. 30pp.
 
Unpublished Articles and Essays [subseries]:
  25  
Biographical sketch of Pearl M. Hart, with note by James Tate, n.d. ms. and ts.
  25  
"B.J. was a seeker..." n.d.
  25  
"The Cosmic Girl" n.d.
  25  
"Did you know?..." Fragment of essays [?], n.d.
  25  
"Have you ever wondered what happened to old amazons?..." n.d.
  25  
"In one of Chicago's older cemeteries..." n.d.
  25  
"Jeannette Foster, Forerunner" n.d.
  25  
"Since time immemorial..." ts., 1p. n.d.
  25  
"The time has come to redefine peace..." n.d.
  25  
"What Has Happened to the Fat Ladies?" n.d.
  25  
"The World Is Ours: A Statement Against Separatism" n.d.
  25  
"In life, paths meet..." fragment of article [?], 1977?
  25  
"Habitat for Humanity," 1987 [?]
  25  
"The Crack in the Closet Door," 1988 [?]
 
Series IV. Interviews, Lectures, and Speeches [series]:
 
unidentified event/circumstances Valerie Taylor on audio cassette tape. See: Series X. Audio and Video Tapes.
 
Interviews [subseries]:
  25  
Arizona Gay TV show: # 10, "Growing old and gay--an interview with Valerie Taylor." Also includes "Best of Arizona Gay." Video tape. See: Series X. Audio and Video Tapes.
  25  
"Beware the Dream That Comes True Out of Season" conducted by Kathryn Taylor Parrish, student paper, ts., photocopy, n.d.
  25  
"Valerie Taylor, writer" excerpts of interview conducted by Linn Lane, published in: Magazine, November 1983, p. 9. Whole issue.
  25  
"Valerie Taylor" in The San Francisco Bay Area Gay & Lesbian Historical Society Newsletter, no. 4, v. 4 Summer 1989, pp. 1, 4.
  25  
"Valerie Taylor Interview" conducted by Tee Corinne and Caroline Overman, published in Common Lives/Lesbian Lives, no. 25 Winter 1988 and in: Valerie Taylor Author: A Resource Book, by Tee Corinne, 1991. Photocopy of ts., 15pp. See also: Personal Records
  25  
"I Like My Characters" ts., pp. 45-54, conducted on Mar. 30, 1991
 
Lectures [subseries]:
  25  
Transcripts of eight lectures: "Our Lesbian Roots" delivered at Casa Nuestra in Tucson, AZ, in January and February 1980 Lectures one-four. See Also: Series X. Audio and Video Tapes.
  25  
"Our Lesbian Roots" (Cont'd), Lectures five-eight.
 
Speeches [subseries]:
  25  
Untitled; on wars in history; ms. n.d.
  25  
Untitled; on women in Valerie Taylor's family, ms. n.d.
  25  
Untitled "America's senior citizens..." n.d.
  25  
"Jane Addams," n.d.
  25  
Untitled "The Korean War..." n.d.
  25  
"For My Granddaughters..." delivered before the 1st Annual Lesbian Writers Conference in Chicago September 13, 1974
  25  
"May Sarton: A Study in Growth," delivered at the Fourth Annual Lesbian Writers' Conference in Chicago, 1977
  25  
"Will Shakespeare's Sister," delivered Nov. 4, 1977
  25  
"We're Not There Yet," delivered at the Gay and Lesbian Pride Week, Chicago, June 23, 1978
 
Various events [subseries]:
  25  
Phil Donahue show, with Valerie Taylor, Del Martin, Fred Monroe, and Joe Norton. Video tape. See Also: Series X. Audio and Video Tapes.
  25  
Poetry workshop at Flower Square retirement home. Three audio cassette tapes. See Series X. Audio and Video Tapes.
 
Series V. Literary, Social and Political Activities [series]:
  25  
Human rights/social justice
  25  
Gay and Lesbian
  26  
Literary
  26  
Peace
  26  
Quakers
 
Series VI. Public Reception [series]:
 
Awards [subseries]:
  27  
Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame. November 1992. Includes Valerie Taylor among 1992 inductees
 
Books Reviews [subseries]:
  27  
Books Reviews
  27  
Book Reviews (Cont'd), collected by Naiad Press
 
News stories [subseries]:
  27  
News stories
 
Publishers' book catalogs [subseries]:
  27  
Publishers' book catalogs
 
Ads and announcements [subseries]:
  27  
Ads and announcements of Valerie Taylor's books or lectures
 
Other materials [subseries]:
  27  
Blurb on Valerie Taylor in The Gay Engagement Calendar, 1985, on September 7th.
  27  
Photograph of Valerie Taylor with Del Martin 1984 in: Out/Look, Summer 1988, p. 37.
  27  
Valerie Taylor's photo and bibliography in Lesbian Muse, 1990, including a dedication and a letter from Tee Corinne
  27  
News stories and reviews about Valerie Taylor
 
Series VII. Writings by and About Others [series]:
  28  
Unpublished and published poems by Jeannette Foster. Includes note by Tee Corinne
  28  
"Author's preface" by Tee Corinne, 3pp + photographs, photocopy.
  28  
Hank [Clarence H.] Mayers' autobiography, typed from tape. Includes note by Tee Corinne; two runs [?] ts., ca. 250pp.
  28  
"The Good Fight," by Hank [Clarence H.] Mayers, ts., 150pp., carbons
  29  
Works by Will Inman, mostly poetry, ts., photocopies, and some clippings, ca. 150pp.
  30  
Works by Will Inman (Cont'd), ca. 150pp.
  30  
Works by Will Inman (Cont'd), booklets and broadsides
  31  
Clippings on Will Inman
  31  
Short stories by Vera J. Terrell, ts., ca. 20pp
  31  
Poetry by Frank Shutts, ts., ca. 100Pp. Includes note by Tee Corinne
  31  
Various authors, ts., with notes by James Tate, ts., ca. 50pp
  31  
Unidentified writings
  31  
Works about others--Includes notes by James Tate and Tee Corinne
  31  
Materials sent by Marie Kuda. Include a letter from Kuda to Valerie Taylor, Oct. 17, 1997
 
Series VIII. Photographs [series]:
 
Valerie Taylor's early photographs [subseries]:
  32  
Her first schoolhouse [?], n.d.
  32  
Large portrait, ca. 1917
  32  
With mother, sister, and grandparents, two photographs, ca. 1920 and 1927
  32  
Small prints with other schoolchildren (Valerie Taylor in three of them) ca. 1920
  32  
Small portraits, two photographs, 1920 and ca. 1930
  32  
On wagon at farm, with mother and sister [?], ca. 1935
  32  
With sister Rose Marie, five photographs, ca. 1920 and 1930s
  32  
At Blackburn College, ca. 1935
  32  
With family, five photographs, ca. 1930s
  32  
With son Marshall, ca. 1940
  32  
Scrapbook, 1930s-1940. Includes several notes by James Tate
  32  
At Blackburn College, large portrait, 1937
  32  
With husband William Jerry Tate, newlyweds [?], two photographs, ca. 1939 or 1940
 
Valerie Taylor from the 1950s to the 1990s [subseries]:
  33  
With glasses, two photographs, ca. 1950s
  33  
With sons Marshall, Jim, and Jerry, husband Jerry, and step-mother Jerri, three photographs, Christmas morning 1956
  33  
In Chicago, four prints, ca. 1959. Photo by Al Vaughn.
  33  
With Marvin De Koren, ca. 1960s
  33  
In Chicago, ca. 1960s
  33  
With Ada Mayer, August 9, 1963
  33  
With Lola Sherlock and Marvi De Koven, Chicago, five photographs, ca. late 1960s. Includes notes by James Tate
  33  
With Marshall John Tate, Ada Mayer, and Hank Mayer (includes note by James Tate), ca. 1970s
  33  
At home, 1970
  33  
With Ada Mayer, October 1971
  33  
With grand-daughter Suzie, with son Marshall, and with daughter-in-law Hye Sook, in front of house where Taylor lived in Margaretville, NY, five photographs, between 1975 and 1978
  33  
With Penni Tate, ca. late 1970s
  33  
Portrait, late 1970s
  33  
Large portraits, by herslef and with friend. Two photographs by Bill Girden, ca. late 1970s
  33  
With Tee Corinne in Margaretville, NY. Contact sheet and three prints, late 1970s
  33  
Holding a friend's baby, ca. 1980s [?]
  33  
At Grant Street, with unidentified friend and by herself, two photographs, early 1980s
  33  
At Grant Street with her lady dog, two photographs, early 1980s
  33  
With Will Inman in tucson, AZ, two photographs, ca. 1982
  33  
With Cara Vaughn, Bonnie Folse, and Yolanda Berry, 1982
  33  
On television, three photographs, 1983. Phil Donahue show [?]
  33  
At Himmel Park on Tucson Boulevard, during her son Jim's visit from Los Angeles, between 1983 and 1986. Five photographs taken by Sharon Briekly
  33  
With Dimitris Stevis, December 7, 1984
  33  
In yard, one photograph, ca. mid-1980s
  33  
At home with son Jim, two photographs, ca. 1982-1983 and 1988-1990
  33  
With cane in park, one photograph, ca. late 1980s
  33  
At mountain, ca. late 1980s
  33  
At Bentley's, Tucson, AZ, poetry reading, ca. 1987
  33  
As Tammy Faye Bakker at Halloween party, Tucson, AZ, three photographs, 1987
  33  
Valerie Taylor's 75th birthday party, organized by friend Miriam Barsk, 1988
  33  
Holding Rice and Beans, ca. 1989
  33  
In purple dress, with walker, and with friends Miriam Barsk, Winifred Hall, and Roberta Streicher, in Tucson, AZ, three photographs, ca. mid-1990s
  33  
At a party and at home, three photographs, late 1990s
  33  
With Miriam Barsk on front porch of Quaker Meeting building, Tucson, AZ, ca. mid-1990s, and Miriam Barsk in 1986, three photographs
 
Tee Corinne photos of Valerie Taylor [subseries]:
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Taken in Margaretvielle, NY, in 1977. Contact sheets, cards produced from the photos, and several prints. Includes a photographs of Tee Corinne taken by Lee Lynch. Thirty-five prints.
 
Photographs of family members [subseries]:
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Sons Marshall, Jerry, and Jim Tate, and their families
  36  
Elsie Young (Valerie Taylor's mother)
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Rose Marie (Valerie Taylor's sister)
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Marshall Young (Valerie Taylor's father)
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Friends
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Unidentified
 
Series IX. Memorabilia [series]:
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Paul R. Goldman Award, April 12, 1975 (plaque)
  40  
Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame 1992 (paperweight)
  40  
(Mounted poems by Will Inman, 1985)
  40  
(Mounted poems by Will Inman, 1985 and 1986)
 
Series X. Audio and Video Tapes [series]:
 
Valerie Taylor's words on tape; unidentified circumstances; one audio cassette tape (tr7728a)
 
Arizona Gay Show # 10: "Growing Old and Gay: An Interview with Valerie Taylor" plus "Best of Arizona Gay" (V-387)
 
Helen Walters to Valerie Taylor, letter on tape; one audio cassette tape (tr7729a)
 
"Our Lesbian Roots" eights lectures delivered by Valerie Taylor at Casa Nuestra in Tucson, AZ; four reel-to-reel tapes (tr7724-tr7727)
 
Edward Mead to Valerie Taylor, letter on tape; one audio cassette tape (tr7755a)
 
Phil Donahue television show with Valerie Taylor, Del Martin, Joe Norton, and Fred Monroe; one video cassette tape (V-388)
 
Poetry workshop at Flower Square retirement home. Four audio cassette tapes. (tr7730a-tr7733a)
 
Carey Catherine to Valerie Taylor, letters on audio cassette tapes; six tapes (tr7734a-tr7739a)