Scope and Contents
Correspondence is separated into incoming and outgoing letters. Outgoing letters are arranged by date, from 1903-1906; 1939. Incoming correspondence is arranged alphabetically and includes many telegrams. Incoming letters are dated from 1901 to 1962.
There are two diaries covering the period 1900 to 1906.
Constabulary records and publications include:
annual report by chief signal officer (1904);
forest manual (1904);
operation and maintenance rules for military telegraph lines (1901);
rosters of officers, enlisted men, and civilian employees (1902-1903);
payroll of laborers (1904);
receipts, work map of Samar, and special orders;
speech by Juan Aquino (1905);
and Philippine Constabulary Officers Association bulletins, 1950-1966 (non inclusive).
Personal papers and memorabilia include notebooks, military registration and discharge papers, target range record, descriptive and record card, and photographs from Taylor's service in the Philippines. The collection also contains the should straps of a Philippine Constabulary uniform worn by Taylor's friend, C.B. Comptons, a 1st lieutenant in the Constabulary.
Other publications include an annual reports of chief signal officers (Cuba and the U.S.), 1900-1901, and a report on military telegraph lines in Puerto Rico (1900).
- Creation: 1900-1966
- Philippine Constabulary (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 manuscript box
2.5 Unprocessed linear feet (2 containers) : 1 legal manuscript box, 24'' x 20'' folder
Language of Materials
Albert Montreville Taylor served in the Philippine Constabulary. The collection (1900-1966) contains correspondence, diaries, constabulary records and publications, and also personal papers, photographs, and memorabilia.
Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.
Collection processed by staff, July 1975.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
Genre / Form
- Philippines -- History -- 1898-1946
- Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives, American
- Philippines -- Photographs
- Guide to the Albert M. Taylor Papers
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).