TAYLOR, Roy Arthur, 1910-1995


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

University of North Carolina at Asheville
Southern Highlands Research Center
Asheville, NC
Papers: 1959-1977, 22 linear feet.
The papers of Roy Arthur Taylor include his bills, material relating to various issues considered by Congress during his tenure, letters to and from constituents, press releases, records of his committee work, and other items dealing with the National Park Service. The collection contains detailed and comprehensive information on acquisition, boundaries, maintenance, and use of the National Park system, including legislation, letters, maps, photographs, and proposals. Subjects covered include Roy Arthur Taylor’s work in foreign policy, school affairs, including busing and integration, and other issues of importance in the 1960s. A finding aid is available in the library and online.


University at Buffalo, State University of New York
The Poetry Collection
Buffalo, NY
Papers: In the Jargon Society Collection, 1969, 1 item.
A letter from Roy A. Taylor to Jonathan Williams written on January 22, 1969.


University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Special Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library
Charlotte, NC
Oral History: 1978, 1 cassette.
An interview with Roy A. Taylor by UNC Charlotte Chancellor D.W. Colvard on July 28, 1978.

Oral History: 1974, 25 pages (1 cassette).
An interview with Mrs. Roy A. Taylor by UNC Charlotte Chancellor D.W. Colvard on July 29, 1974.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Film Reels: 1966-1972, 3 commercials on 2 film reels.
The commercials were used during Roy Arthur Taylor’s campaigns for the 1966 and 1972 U.S. congressional elections in North Carolina, District 11, Democratic Party.