Hobart Taylor, Jr. Papers: 1961-1981
Summary Information
Title: Hobart Taylor, Jr. Papers
Creator: Taylor, Hobart, 1920-1981
Inclusive dates: 1961-1981
Extent: 23.1 linear feet (in 25 boxes)
Location: Portions located in offsite storage; prior notification required for access.
Abstract:
Attorney and businessman, associate counsel to President Lyndon Johnson, later director of the Export-Import Bank; correspondence, speeches, and oral history interviews; files relating to his work with Plans for Progress, a voluntary association of business and industry working to promote equal employment opportunities; his work on the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunities, the NAACP, the Commandant of the Marine Corps' Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs; topical files relating to Democratic politics in the 1960s, and his work with Johnson and Vice-President Hubert Humphrey; and photographs.
Call number: 85542 Aa 2
Language: The materials are in English.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
e-mail: bentley.ref@umich.edu
Home Page: http://www.bentley.umich.edu/
Finding aid prepared by: Gary Kwiatek

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The Taylor papers were received from Hobart Taylor, Jr. (donor 5443) in four accessions, beginning in 1973. The major body of material was received in December 1981.

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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Copyright:

Mr. Taylor has transferred any applicable copyright to the Regents of the University of Michigan but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.

Preferred Citation:

item, folder title, box no., Hobart Taylor, Jr. Papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan


Biography

Hobart Taylor, Jr. was born on December 17, 1920 in Texarkana, Texas. He attended Houston public schools, received an A.B. from Prairie View State College (1939) and an A.M. in economics from Howard University (1941). He attended law school at the University of Michigan, where he was a student editor of the Michigan Law Review. In 1943 he received a J.D. from the University, and in 1944 he was admitted to the Michigan Bar.

Taylor was employed from 1944-1945 as a research assistant to the Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court. He became a junior partner in the Detroit law firm of Bledsoe & Taylor (1945-1948) and then a senior member of the firm Taylor, Patrick, Bailer & Toe, also of Detroit (1958-1961).

From 1951-1961, he was an assistant prosecuting attorney in Wayne County, Michigan.

Taylor began work in the federal Government shortly after the inauguration of the Kennedy-Johnson Administration in January 1961. He became a special assistant to then Vice-President Lyndon Johnson and also served as Special Counsel to the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunities (PCEEO), which was formed in 1961 by President Kennedy to end hiring bias by government contractors and agencies. Having been given the authority to actually cancel contracts of non-complying firms or unions, this Committee proved more effective than its two Eisenhower predecessors-the Committee or Government Contracts and the Committee on Government Employment Policy.

In September, 1962, President Kennedy appointed Taylor Executive Vice Chairman of the President's Committee; he thus became the first non-white head of a Presidential committee staff. Taylor held this position until 1965 in addition to continuing his work as special counsel to the Committee.

While Executive Chairman, Taylor worked with Charles E. Spahr, then President and later Board Chairman of Standard Oil of Ohio, when Spahr was chairman of the Advisory Council to Plans for Progress, a voluntary cooperative association of major American corporations in support of equal employment opportunity. Taylor contributed to the Plans for Progress program by seeking to include employers in every field; by enlisting greater Participation of labor; by setting up special education programs at colleges and universities; by moving into Southern areas like Birmingham, Alabama; and by convincing the advertising industry to conduct a nationwide equal employment campaign. Taylor was also instrumental in bringing about non-discriminatory hiring practices by contractors at the federal space center in Huntsville, Alabama.

In April, 1964, President Johnson appointed Taylor Associate Counsel to the President. From this office at the White House, Taylor continued to direct the activities of the President's Committee while carrying out his responsibilities as Associate Counsel. Taylor resigned both positions when he became a Director of the Export-Import Bank in 1965, but at the request of Vice-President Hubert Humphrey, he continued to help direct the Plans for Progress program.

Taylor returned to private law practice in 1968 as a partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Dawson, Riddell, Taylor, Davis & Holroyd in which he remained until 1979. In 1980, he was named Counsel for Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, also of Washington, D.C.

Taylor's extensive business interests over the years included board of director memberships in such prestigious American corporations as Aetna Life Insurance Co., A & P, Standard Oil of Ohio, Westinghouse, National Urban Corporation, Eastern Air Lines, and the Burroughs Corporation.

Taylor was involved over the years in a number of civic and charitable activities. He was, for example, active in the affairs of the Democratic National Committee and helped to plan the Lyndon Johnson Inauguration (Jan., 1965). He was a leading figure in the NAACP and served for many years as a Trustee of the NAACP Special Contributions Fund. In 1979 he became a member of the National Board of the NAACP. He was a trustee of Dillard University, Howard University, and the Loomis Institute (Windsor, Connecticut).

Taylor's other charitable and civic activities include the following: Board member, A Better Chance, Inc. (1964-1972); Board member, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (1965-1973); official representative of President Johnson to the Fifth Anniversary Celebration of the Republic of the Ivory Coast in Africa (1966); Chairman, Commandant of the Marine Corps' Advisory Committee on Minority Affairs (1968-1974); Governor and member of the Executive Committee, American National Red Cross (1970-1978); member, Commission on Postal Service (1977-1978); Vice Chairman and Trustee, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts; Trustee, United States Supreme Court Historical Society; Board Member, Development Council at the University of Michigan; and member, Committee of Visitors of the University of Michigan Law School.

Taylor belonged to a number of clubs, including the University Club (New York), George Town Club (Washington), and Lyford Cay Club (Nassau, Bahamas). He received honorary degrees from the Agricultural Technical College of North Carolina, Pacific University, Sham University, and Knoxville College. Among his numerous awards and commendations, the following may be cited: Achievement Award, National Business League (1964); Distinguished Service Award, U.S. Department of Labor (1964); Commandeur de l'Ordre National de la Republique de Cote D'Ivoire (1969); University of Michigan Sesquicentennial Award (1972); Distinguished Public Service Award, U.S. Navy (1974); and the NAACP Award for Distinguished Service (1975).

Hobart Taylor died on April 2, 1981.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Hobart Taylor, Jr. papers document his work in various staff positions in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, Democratic Party activities and his service on several government committees and work with business and civic organizations relating to civil rights, equal employment opportunities and economic development. The papers have been organized into the following ten series: Personal, Correspondence, President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunities, Plans for Progress, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Commandant of the Marine Corps' Advisory Committee on Minority Affairs, Export-Import Bank, Topical files, Awards, and Photographs.

Subject Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.


  • African Americans.
  • Banks and banking -- United States.
  • Civil rights -- United States.
  • Discrimination in employment -- United States.
  • Oral history.
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969.
  • African Americans.
  • Outdoor sculpture -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Sculpture.
  • Photographs.
  • Democratic Party (U.S.)
  • Export-Import Bank of Washington.
  • Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
  • Plans for Progress.
  • United States Marine Corps' Commandant's Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs.
  • United States. President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity.
  • Bentley Historical Library.
  • Export-Import Bank of Washington.
  • Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978.
  • Hunt, Richard, 1935-
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
  • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
  • Plans for Progress.
  • United States. President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity.
  • University of Michigan -- Students -- 1941-1950.
Contents List
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Container / Location Title
 
Personal [series]

The Personal series consists of biographical data, newspaper clippings, and printed material about Hobart Taylor. Taylor's addresses, speeches and remarks are also contained in this personal series; they are arranged chronologically from 1961-1980. There are also three oral history interviews in which Taylor discusses his political work, his contributions to the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunities and Plans for Progress, and his contributions to the civil rights movement.

Box   1  
Biographical Data (3 folders)
Box   1  
Congratulations upon appointment as White House Counsel 1964
Box   1  
Congratulations upon appointment to Realty Board 1968
 
Oral History Interview
Box   1  
John F. Kennedy Library 1967
Box   1  
The University of Texas 1969
Box   1  
Middleburg, Virginia 1977
Box   1  
Christmas Cards sent by Taylor
 
Letters to the Editor
Box   1  
Newsweek June 29, 1964
Box   1  
Fortune Magazine May 18, 1972
 
Newspaper Clippings
Box   1  
Re. Hobart Taylor, Jr. (6 folders)
Box   1  
Re. Hobart Taylor, Sr
Box   1  
Re. Lynette Taylor
Box   1  
Statement by Taylor re. Muskie's remark on possibility of a Black Vice-President
Box   1  
Correspondence
Box   1  
Newspaper Clippings (3 folders)
Box   1  
Printed materials re. Hobart Taylor (2 folders)
 
Addresses, Speeches, Remarks
Box   1  
Undated, 1961-1970 (11 folders)
Box   2  
1971-1980 (8 folders)
 
Correspondence [series]

The Correspondence series is arranged chronologically, and then alphabetically within each year. Correspondence includes both in-coming and out-going letters and deals with personal matters, political and government work, business affairs, and organizations in which Taylor held membership.

 
1961-1964 [subseries]
Box   2  
A-Z (28 folders)
 
1965 [subseries]
Box   3  
A-Z (28 folders)
 
1966 [subseries]
Box   3  
A-D (3 folders)
Box   4  
E-Z (16 folders)
 
1967-1968 [subseries]
Box   4  
A-V (22 folders)
Box   5  
W-Z (2 folders)
 
1969 [subseries]
Box   5  
A-Z (17 folders)
Box   5  
January-June
Box   5  
July-Dec
 
1970 [subseries]
Box   5  
A-Z (16 folders)
Box   5  
January-June
Box   5  
July-Dec
 
1971-1972 [subseries]
Box   5  
A-Z (18 folders)
Box   5  
January-June 1971
Box   5  
July-December 1971
Box   5  
January-June 1972
Box   5  
July-December 1972
 
1973 [subseries]
Box   6  
A-Z (16 folders)
Box   6  
January-June 1973
Box   6  
July-December 1973
 
1974-1975 [subseries]
Box   6  
A-Z (16 folders)
Box   6  
January-June 1974
Box   6  
July-December 1974
 
1976-1979 [subseries]
Box   6  
A-G (6 folders)
Box   7  
H-Z (8 folders)
 
1980 [subseries]
Box   7  
January-June 1980
Box   7  
July-December 1980
 
1981 [subseries]
Box   7  
January-December 1981
 
President's Committee On Equal Employment Opportunity [series]

Included in this series are memoranda and correspondence covering the years 1962 to 1965, minutes of meetings, and some material on the President's Committee on Equal Opportunity in Housing and the new Equal Opportunity Commission.

Box   7  
Correspondence 1962-1965 (3 folders)
Box   7  
Memoranda 1963-1965 (7 folders)
Box   7  
Investigation re. Leaks to Press 1962
Box   7  
Budget Figures
Box   7  
Crown-Zellerback Corporation
Box   7  
Government Survey on the Utilization of Minority Personnel 1962
 
Labor Advisory Council
Box   7  
March 15, 1963
Box   7  
April 23, 1964
Box   7  
May 12, 1964
Box   7  
Report to the President November 26, 1963
Box   7  
President's Committee on Equal Opportunity in Housing
Box   8  
New Equal Opportunity Commission
Box   8  
Printed Materials
Box   8  
Newspaper Clippings and Press Releases
 
Plans for Progress [series]

The series, Plans for Progress, has been divided into five subseries. The first subseries is Administrative Records and consists of memoranda, committee reports, budget and personnel materials, and summaries of activities and accomplishments. The second is Topical and includes files on the Advertising Council, the Advisory Committee, the Association of Huntsville Area Contractors, the Department of Labor, Federally-assisted Training Programs, Local Merit Employment Councils, and the On-the-Job Training Program. The third subseries contains material on various conferences and meetings held by Plans for Progress, and the fourth includes speeches, publications and newspaper clippings relating to Plans for Progress. The final subseries is composed of two files of miscellaneous material.

 
Administrative Records [subseries]
Box   8  
Incorporation (3 folders)
Box   8  
General Correspondence and Memoranda
Box   8  
Summary of Activities and Accomplishments 1965-1968
Box   8  
Reports (5 folders)
Box   8  
Research
Box   8  
Steering Committee
Box   8  
Staff Members
Box   8  
Administrative Director
Box   8  
Administrative Coordinator
Box   8  
Budget and Personnel (2 folders)
 
Wirtz, Willard (Sec. of Labor)
Box   8  
Correspondence and Memoranda
 
Humphrey, Hubert (Vice-President)
Box   8  
Correspondence and Memoranda 1964-1968 (4 folders)
Box   8  
Weekly Reports
 
Task Force on Youth Motivation
Box   8  
General
Box   9  
Meeting February 11, 1966
Box   9  
Meeting June 14, 1966
Box   9  
Vice-President's Letter of October 27, 1967
Box   9  
Speeches and Remarks
 
Topical File [subseries]
Box   9  
Advertising Council (2 folders)
 
Advisory Council
Box   9  
General (3 folders)
Box   9  
Chairman
 
Committees
Box   9  
General
Box   9  
Committee on Housing
 
Meetings
Box   9  
General
Box   9  
January 14, 1966
Box   9  
March 18, 1966
Box   9  
May 26, 1966
Box   9  
October 20, 1966
Box   9  
December 8, 1966
Box   9  
April 14, 1967
Box   9  
September 7, 1967
Box   9  
March 19, 1969
Box   9  
May 5, 1969
Box   9  
September 26, 1969
Box   9  
News Letter
Box   9  
Archbishop's Committee on Civil Rights
 
Association of Huntsville Area Contractors
Box   9  
Memoranda and Correspondence 1964-1969 (4 folders)
Box   9  
Minutes
Box   9  
Reports
Box   9  
Printed Materials
Box   9  
Civil Rights Act
Box   9  
Connecticut Council For Equal Employment Opportunity
 
Department of Labor
Box   9  
Office of Federal Contract Compliance
Box   9  
News Digest
Box   10  
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
 
Federally Assisted Training Programs
Box   10  
General
Box   10  
Manpower Development Seminars
Box   10  
Ford Foundation
Box   10  
Job Opportunity Training, Inc
Box   10  
Letter of May 11, 1964
 
Local Merit Employment Councils
Box   10  
General
Box   10  
Cleveland, Ohio
Box   10  
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Box   10  
National Alliance of Businessmen
 
New Orleans Voluntary Equal Employment Opportunity Council
Box   10  
On-the-Job Training Program
Box   10  
General
Box   10  
Promotion and Development Program
Box   10  
Philadelphia Plan
Box   10  
President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity
Box   10  
Race Relations Center
Box   10  
Southern Regional Council
Box   10  
Summer Employment Task Force
Box   10  
Vocational Guidance Institutes
 
Conferences and Meetings [subseries]
Box   10  
General (2 folders)
Box   10  
Anniversary Conference June 6, 1966
Box   10  
Bankers Introductory Meeting May 23, 1967
Box   10  
Business Executives Conference April 28, 1965
 
College Relations Conference
Box   10  
November 2-4, 1965
Box   10  
December 12-14, 1966
Box   10  
Dinner Meetings 1965-1968
 
National Conferences
Box   10  
Third Annual January 25-26, 1965
Box   10  
Fourth Annual January 24-25, 1966
Box   10  
Fifth Annual January 23-24, 1967
Box   10  
Sixth Annual January 22-23, 1968
Box   10  
Northwest Regional Conference June 10, 1965
Box   10  
President's Luncheon July 5, 1967
Box   10  
Recruitment Meetings October 3, 1967
Box   10  
Regional Conference (New Orleans) November 10, 1966
Box   10  
Reunion Dinner November 19, 1980
Box   11  
White House Conference ("To Fulfill These Rights") June 1-2, 1966 (2 folders)
Box   11  
White House Meetings
 
Speeches, Publications, Newspaper Clippings [subseries]
Box   11  
Speech Materials
Box   11  
Speeches
Box   11  
General Publications
Box   11  
Corporate Publications
Box   11  
Newspaper Clippings
Box   11  
Miscellaneous [subseries] (2 folders)
 
National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People [series]

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People series consists of correspondence from 1975 to 1980 and a topical subseries. Materials relating to the Committee on Inquiry and the Special Contribution Fund are especially plentiful.

 
General Correspondence [subseries]
Box   11  
1975-1980 (6 folders)
 
Topical File [subseries]
Box   11  
Annual Board Meeting January 1980
Box   11  
Award for Distinguished Service April 23, 1975
Box   11  
Bakke-Affirmative Action Statement
Box   11  
Bell, Griffin (U.S. Attorney-General)
Box   11  
Bryce, Herrington
Box   11  
Business Advisory Committee (2 folders)
Box   11  
Cobb, Montague
Box   12  
Committee of Four to Meet with Robert Strauss
Box   12  
Committee on Discrimination in the Media
Box   12  
Committee on Election of National Officers
Box   12  
Committee on Inquiry (2 folders)
Box   12  
Committee on Policy and Plans 1977-1980 (6 folders)
Box   12  
Crisis Magazine
Box   12  
Economic Policy Advisory Council (2 folders)
Box   12  
Energy Statements
Box   12  
Hooks, Benjamin
Box   12  
Humphries, Derrick A.
Box   12  
Legal Defense Fund
Box   12  
National Steering Committee
Box   12  
Pension Survey Committee Report
Box   12  
Personnel Committee
Box   12  
Search and Screening Committee
Box   12  
Special Contributions Fund Correspondence 1966-1970 (3 folders)
Box   13  
Special Contributions Fund Correspondence 1971-1972 (8 folders)
Box   13  
Task Force on Africa
Box   13  
Testimony Before the House Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities June 26, 1979
Box   13  
Wilkins, Roy
Box   13  
Wilson, Margaret Bush (2 folders)
Box   13  
Yeager, James H
 
Commandant of the Marine Corps' Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs [series]

The series, the Commandant of the Marine Corps' Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs is organized into the following five subseries: Correspondence (1970-1979), Minutes, Reports, Fact Book (1971), and Miscellaneous. Minutes of meetings are limited mainly to the period 1971-1973. Reports include information about a number of investigative trips, for example to Camp Pendleton (1972, 1974) and to Okinawa (1970, 1972, 1975).

Box   13  
Correspondence 1970-1974 (5 folders)
Box   14  
Correspondence 1975-1979 (4 folders)
 
Minutes
Box   14  
October 8, 1971
Box   14  
November 12, 1971
Box   14  
June 1-2, 1972
Box   14  
September 14, 1973
 
Reports
 
Camp Pendleton Trip
Box   14  
1972 (2 folders)
Box   14  
1974
Box   14  
Determination To Hold Closed Meetings 1973
Box   14  
Leadership/Human Relations Program 1975
Box   14  
Military Justice 1972
Box   14  
Minority Enlistment 1973
 
Okinawa Trip
Box   14  
1970
Box   14  
1972
Box   14  
1975
Box   14  
Parris Island Trip 1976
Box   14  
Race Relations/Human Affairs (First Marine Division) 1971
Box   14  
San Diego Trip 1977
Box   14  
Fact Book 1971 (3 folders)
Box   15  
Miscellaneous (3 folders)
 
Export-Import Bank [series]

The Export-Import Bank series relates to Taylor's work as a Director bank and include correspondence (1965-1968), agenda sheets, and material from Taylor's Asian trip in 1966 and from his African trip in 1967. Of particular interest is an analysis of the automobile market in Thailand.

Box   15  
General Correspondence 1965-1968, 1975 (5 folders)
 
Agenda Sheets
Box   15  
Formal Board Meetings
Box   15  
Informal Board Meetings
 
African Trip 1966
Box   15  
Correspondence
Box   15  
Briefing Book
Box   15  
Final Report
Box   15  
Asian Trip 1967
Box   15  
Automobile Market in Thailand
Box   15  
Holland and England Trip 1966
Box   15  
Webb-Pomerene Act
 
Topical File [series]

Topical Files contain materials relating to Taylor's memberships in various organizations, his charitable and civic activities, his business dealings and government service. Included in the files is valuable information about national politics in the 1960's (e.g. files on Lyndon Johnson, the Democratic Party, Hubert Humphrey, White House Staff, Texas politics, and Taylor's political observations). Other major topics included in this series are the following: A Better Chance, Inc.; American Red Cross; A & P; Inaugural Committee (1965); Eliot Janeway Ling-Temco-Vought, Inc.; Motown; National Merit Scholarship Corporation; Proctor and Gamble Co.; Pullman Incorporated; University of Michigan; Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts; Zieger Osteopathic Hospital (Detroit).

Box   15  
A Better Chance, Inc. Correspondence 1969-1974 (4 folders)
Box   15  
Ad Hoc Committee on Civil Rights
Box   15  
Advertising Council
Box   16  
Aetna Fund, Inc
Box   16  
American Arbitration Association
Box   16  
American Association of Blacks In Energy
Box   16  
American Festival of Music
Box   16  
American Hospital Supply Corporation
 
American National Red Cross
Box   16  
Correspondence 1970-1977 (7 folders)
Box   16  
United Givers Fund Task Force
Box   16  
Asia Society
Box   16  
Associated Land Interests and Development Corporation
Box   16  
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc
Box   16  
Association of American Railroads
Box   16  
Blacks In Management
Box   16  
Blake Construction Company
Box   16  
Board of Trade
Box   16  
Boggs, Congresswoman Lindy
Box   16  
Boulevard General Hospital
Box   16  
Brimberg and Company
Box   16  
Brown, Mrs. Ben (Barbara)
Box   16  
Browne, Elizabeth and John
Box   16  
Cahalan, William L
Box   16  
Cesaro v. Juusela (litigation)
Box   16  
Chennault, Benjamin
Box   16  
Chrysler Corporation Correspondence 1967-1974 (3 folders)
Box   16  
Citizens Small Business Investment Corporation
Box   16  
City and Country School of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Box   16  
Civil Rights Act 1964
Box   16  
Civil Service Commission
Box   16  
Commission on Postal Service
Box   16  
Community Relations Service
Box   16  
Conference Board
Box   16  
Congressional Black Caucus
Box   16  
Connally, John
 
Connecticut General Life Insurance Co
Box   16  
Correspondence 1969
Box   16  
Signed Contracts, Documents, etc
Box   16  
Interoffice Memos and Drafts
Box   16  
Council on Foreign Relations
Box   16  
Council on International Law and Foreign Trade
Box   16  
Crescent Park Company
Box   16  
Cutler-Hammer, Inc
Box   17  
Dacor and Dacor House
Box   17  
Del Rio, James
Box   17  
Delta Oil Limited (Nigeria)
Box   17  
Democratic National Committee
Box   17  
Democratic National Convention
Box   17  
Democratic Party
Box   17  
Detroit Economic Club
Box   17  
Detroit Edison Company
Box   17  
Detroit Museum of Art
Box   17  
Dillard University
Box   17  
District of Columbia Commission on the Arts
Box   17  
District of Columbia Mental Health Association
Box   17  
Dixon, Sgt. Miller A
Box   17  
Dominican Republic
Box   17  
Dukes, Ofield
Box   17  
Fairchild Industries, Inc
Box   17  
Federal Bar Association
Box   17  
Federal Conference Center
Box   17  
33 Fifth Avenue Company
Box   17  
First City Bancorporation of Texas
Box   17  
First Eastern Company, Ltd
Box   17  
Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company
 
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company
Box   17  
General Correspondence 1973
Box   17  
Memoranda re: Board Meetings
Box   17  
Legal Documents
Box   17  
Great Plains Partnership
Box   17  
Hampton Institute
Box   17  
Harbor Isle Spa
Box   17  
Harthe, Senator Vance
Box   17  
Heroes, Inc
Box   17  
Holland, Ambassador Jerome
Box   17  
Hotel St. Regis
Box   17  
Howard University
Box   17  
Human Relations Institute
Box   17  
Humphrey, Hubert H
Box   17  
Indiana National Bank
 
Inaugural Committee 1965
Box   17  
General Information
Box   17  
Correspondence
Box   17  
Invitation Lists
Box   17  
Inter-American Bar Association
Box   17  
International Club
Box   17  
Ivory Coast
Box   17  
Janeway, Eliot Correspondence 1961-1973 (4 folders)
 
Johnson, Lyndon Baines
Box   18  
Correspondence and Memoranda 1962-1973 (5 folders)
Box   18  
Letters for the President's Signature
Box   18  
Newspaper Clippings re. Death of Lyndon Johnson
Box   18  
Johnson, Mrs. Lyndon B. (Lady Bird)
Box   18  
Joint Center For Political Studies
Box   18  
Jones, Howard L
Box   18  
Laird, Melvin
Box   18  
Lansburgh, Morris
Box   18  
Lawyers' Study Group
Box   18  
Lerner Oil Co., Inc
Box   18  
Levine, Lawrence Correspondence 1969-1975 (3 folders)
Box   18  
Lewis & Peat Limited
Box   18  
Ling-Temco-Vought, Inc. Correspondence 1967-1970 (3 folders)
Box   18  
Loomis Institute
Box   18  
Lyford Cay Club
Box   18  
Lynch, Curtis Lee
Box   18  
Lynn, The Honorable James T
Box   18  
Maryland Farms
Box   18  
McClellan Committee
Box   18  
Medical Mission Sisters Correspondence 1967-1975 (3 folders)
Box   18  
Misuraca, Henry A
Box   18  
Mobil Oil Corporation
Box   18  
Motown Correspondence 1969-1975 (4 folders)
Box   18  
Museum of African Art
Box   18  
National Alliance of Businessmen
Box   18  
National Capital Democratic Club
Box   18  
National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
Box   18  
National Council of Churches
Box   18  
National Council on Crime and Delinquency
Box   18  
National Fund for Minority Engineering Students
Box   18  
National Industrial Conference Board
Box   18  
National Labor Relations Board
Box   18  
National Merit Scholarship Corporation Correspondence 1967-1969 (2 folders)
Box   19  
National Merit Scholarship Corporation Correspondence 1970-1973 (4 folders)
Box   19  
National Minority Purchasing Council
Box   19  
National Park Foundation
Box   19  
National Symphony Orchestra Association
Box   19  
National Teacher Association Project Counsel
Box   19  
National Urban League Award
Box   19  
Newcomer Society in North America
Box   19  
New Executive Order 1965
Box   19  
New Zealand Trip 1974
Box   19  
New Zealand/United States Arts Association
Box   19  
On the Job Training Ideas and Information, Inc
Box   19  
Oriental Ceramic Society
Box   19  
Overseas Development Corporation
Box   19  
Owens-Illinois Corporation Correspondence 1970-1972 (2 folders)
Box   19  
Palme, Claes
Box   19  
Pisces
Box   19  
Poage Congressional Library
Box   19  
Political Observations
Box   19  
Prairie View A & M University
Box   19  
President's Commission on Executive Exchange
Box   19  
President's Commission on White House Fellows
 
Proctor & Gamble Company
Box   19  
Correspondence 1970-1973 (2 folders)
Box   19  
Buckeye Cellulose Corporation
Box   19  
Sex Discrimination Charge
Box   19  
Prudential Year End Drilling Fund 1969
Box   19  
Puerto Rican Civil Rights League, Inc
Box   19  
Puerto Rico
 
Pullman Incorporated
Box   19  
General Correspondence 1969-1970 (2 folders)
Box   19  
Bessemer Plant (2 folders)
Box   19  
Equal Employment Opportunity Committee
 
Swindell-Dressler Company
Box   19  
General Correspondence 1971-1972 (2 folders)
Box   19  
Clippings and Releases
Box   19  
Russian Trade Delegation and Itinerary
Box   20  
Pullman v. John A. Volpe et. al. (3 folders)
Box   20  
Reality Equities Corp. General Correspondence 1969-1975 (2 folders)
Box   20  
Reedy, George
Box   20  
Roumell Catering Company
Box   20  
Saturday Morning Group
Box   20  
Shaw University
Box   20  
Smith-Bisschop and Co
Box   20  
Smithsonian Institution
Box   20  
Soil & Health Foundation
Box   20  
South African Trip 1973
Box   20  
Spiner, Pritchard & Thompson
Box   20  
Standard Oil of Ohio
Box   20  
Supreme Court Historical Society
Box   20  
Swainson, Governor John B
Box   20  
Taylor, Patrick, Bailer, Wexler, & Brookins
Box   20  
Taylor, Mrs. Willie Day
Box   20  
Technical Tape Corporation
Box   20  
Texas Breakfast Club
Box   20  
Texas Politics 1961-1963
Box   20  
Textron, Inc
Box   20  
Tuckahoe Road Company
Box   20  
Tuesday Publications, Inc
Box   20  
United Givers Fund of the National Capital Area
Box   20  
United Negro College Fund Campaign 1965
Box   20  
United States Supreme Court Historical Society
Box   20  
University Club (New York City)
 
University of Michigan
Box   20  
General Correspondence 1975-1978
Box   20  
Committee of Visitors Correspondence 1966-1970 (3 folders)
Box   20  
Development Council Correspondence 1969-1977 (4 folders)
Box   20  
Law School Correspondence 1971-1977 (3 folders)
 
Michigan Historical Collections
Box   20  
General
Box   20  
Sculpture dedication 1975
Box   20  
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
Box   20  
Presidents Club Correspondence 1971-1977 (2 folders)
Box   20  
Urban League (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
Box   20  
Urban National Corporation Correspondence 1970-1978 (3 folders)
Box   20  
Volunteer leadership Committee on Genetics
Box   20  
Volunteers for International Technical Assistance, Inc
Box   21  
Washington Admirals Club
Box   21  
Washington Cathedral
Box   21  
Washington Community Broadcasting
Box   21  
Washington National Symphony
Box   21  
Washington Performing Arts Society
Box   21  
Wellington Management Company
Box   21  
Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Box   21  
White House Staff Correspondence and Memoranda 1963-1971 (9 folders)
Box   21  
Willard Alexander, Inc
Box   21  
Wilson Center Correspondence 1978-1981 (2 folders)
 
Wolftrap Foundation For The Performing Arts
Box   21  
Correspondence 1969-1981 (9 folders)
Box   21  
By-laws, agreement, etc
Box   21  
Executive Committee minutes
Box   21  
Finance Committee
Box   21  
Government Liaison Committee
Box   21  
Nominating Committee
Box   21  
Search Committee
Box   21  
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Box   21  
Yntema, Hessel
 
Zieger Osteopathic Hospital, Inc
Box   21  
General correspondence 1961-1968
Box   21  
Board of Directors minutes 1961-1968 (8 folders)
Box   21  
Yearly reports 1961-1963
Box   21  
Miscellaneous reports and publications
 
Awards and citations [series]

Throughout his life, Hobart Taylor, Jr. received many honors which have been placed in the Awards and Citations series.

Box   22  
Various citations

(also in oversize box 25)

 
Photographs [series]

Photographs are divided into two subseries, topical and chronological, although there is some duplication of topics between the two subseries. The photos are made up almost exclusively of photos of Taylor at meetings, in groups of people, and greeting and conversing with others. Photos of Taylor with John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Hubert H. Humphrey are found throughout, especially in the Plans for Progress folders. One photo of Taylor as a University of Michigan student is found in the Miscellaneous folder.

 
Topical file [subseries]

(also in oversize box 24-25)

Box   23  
Dinners
Box   23  
Family
Box   23  
Friends and colleagues
 
Groups
Box   23  
Formal
Box   23  
Identified
Box   23  
Unidentified
 
Hunt, Richard
 
Bentley Library courtyard sculpture
Box   23  
Drawings, installation, etc
Box   23  
Dedication September 14, 1975
Box   23  
Other sculptures
Box   23  
Johnson, Lyndon B
Box   23  
Kennedy, John F
Box   23  
NASA
 
Plans for Progress
Box   23  
General (2 folders)
Box   23  
Los Angeles, Calif
Box   23  
Cruises
Box   23  
Signing November 30, 1961, June 22, 1962
Box   23  
Committee Meeting May 29, 1963
Box   23  
Conference at White House December 12, 1963
Box   23  
Annual Meeting 1964
Box   23  
College Placement Council, Washington, D.C. 1964
Box   23  
Third National Conference January 1965
Box   23  
Vice President's Task Force on Youth Motivation, Decatur House April 1965
Box   23  
San Francisco Regional Conference June 10, 1965
Box   23  
Press preview for national advertising September 30, 1965
Box   23  
Fourth National Conference January 24-25, 1966
Box   23  
Sixth National Conference January 22-23, 1968
Box   23  
Portraits
 
Chronological file [subseries]
Box   23  
1961
 
1962
Box   23  
General
Box   23  
Community leaders confab
Box   23  
Meeting of President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunities, February 15
Box   23  
Indian Treaty Room, Executive Office Building, August 22
Box   23  
1963
 
1964
Box   23  
General
Box   23  
Eastern Region confab, June 11
 
1965
Box   23  
General
Box   23  
Presentation of National Urban League Achievement Award to Hobart Taylor, July
Box   23  
1966
Box   23  
1967
Box   23  
1968
Box   23  
1969
Box   23  
1970
Box   23  
1971
Box   23  
1972
Box   23  
1973
 
1974
Box   23  
General
Box   23  
Visit of board of directors of SOHIO to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
Box   23  
1975
Box   23  
1976
 
1977
Box   23  
General
Box   23  
Visit of board of directors of SOHIO to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, July 24-28
Box   23  
1978
Box   23  
1979
Box   23  
1980
 
Miscellaneous [subseries]
Box   23  
Unidentified, etc
Box   24  
Outsize prints (many autographed by public figures)
 
Awards and Official Documents [series]
Box   25  
Awards, diplomas, presidential appointments, etc. (16 items)