J. Hermon Taylor

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span

circa 1915-1930

Inclusive Dates--Bulk

circa 1915-1930

Scope and Content Note

These papers include a partial hymnal and some handwritten musical compositions by J. Hermon Taylor.

Biographical Note

According to Logan Key, great-great nephew of J. Hermon Taylor, family oral tradition holds that J. Hermon Taylor left home in Alabama around 1916 to attend a music school and died at a young age.

Donor Note

Logan Key, great-great nephew of J. Hermon Taylor


Materials remain in the order they were received.

Content List

[First Folder] Finding Aid
Undated partial hymnal
Handwritten musical compositions on a Showalter’s Music Tablet by J. Hermon Taylor



Extent of Collection

2 folders

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #512

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Amanda Dietz and Mac Ice


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