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Reverend Richard E. Taylor Papers

Creator: Taylor, Richard E. (Richard Edgar), 1924-

Date: 1935C-1992C

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Manuscripts Collection 770

Unit ID: 40770

Abstract: The Richard E. Taylor Papers include correspondence, memoranda, copies of legislative bills and amendments, educational pamphlets, letters to the editor, photographs, clippings, house and senate calendars and journals, and other materials documenting Taylor's pro Prohibition and anti-gambling advocacy when he was the leader of Kansans for Life at its Best. The correspondence is between lawyers, legislators, supports, members of Kansans for Life at its Best, the National Council on Alcoholism - Kansas Division, Topeka City Commission, and opponents. Topics include limiting liquor sales, a constitutional amendment to make the Kansas Constitution subject to amendment by popular request, Sunday beer sales, parimutuel gambling, the lottery, and preventing alcohol to be sold by the glass. The files are mostly organized by order by date, while the alphabetical files are organized alphabetically by topic.

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 4.00 Rolled Drawing(s)
  • 4.00 Shoebox(es), Medium
  • 117.00 Document case, 5-inch
  • 4.00 Shoebox(es), Small
  • 11.00 Cubic foot box(es)

Title (Main title): Reverend Richard E. Taylor Papers

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Subjects

    Anti-saloon League of America
    Kansans for Life at its Best
    Taylor, Richard E. (Richard Edgar), 1924- -- Correspondence
    Clergy -- Kansas
    Gambling -- Law and legislation -- Kansas
    Liquor laws -- Kansas
    Methodist Church -- Clergy
    Prohibitionists -- Kansas
    Social reformers -- Kansas
    Temperance -- Kansas

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