Contents and Arrangement

Kathy Taylor '74, 2009

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Taylor discusses growing up in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania; her Princeton family, her grandfather '39, father, and brothers Jim '67 and David '69 had all attended; her brother David dropping out of Princeton; her father's death occurring right before coming to Princeton; the small amount of girls on campus; serving as Chair of the Board at Baldwin; her father being a progressive proponent of Planned Parenthood and creating a family planning center at the hospital he worked for; resenting having to be on financial aid; working at the Student Agencies Office; rude comments from male classmates about females on campus; taking Roman Law with Professor Bourne who resented coeducation; Professor Larry Danson; attending the University of Pennsylvania for graduate school, but leaving to work for Girard Bank; singing for the Tigerlilies and being Music Director; being a member of Triangle Club; The Grotto Restaurant; classmate Jeff Wieser; the Princeton Club of Philadelphia; teaching at her high school alma mater, Baldwin; Baldwin's making her a strong woman; and the Princeton alumni community.


Transcripts are arranged alphabetically by interviewee's last name.

Collection History


Appraisal has been conducted according to University Archives policies and procedures.

Processing Information

This finding aid was updated by Lynn Durgin in April 2016.

Access & Use

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Credit this material:

Kathy Taylor '74; Princetoniana Committee Oral History Project Records, AC259, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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