A Guide to the Robert Eldred Taylor Papers, 1942-1945 Taylor, Robert Eldred Papers Ms1994-033

A Guide to the Robert Eldred Taylor Papers, 1942-1945

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1994-033


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Collection Number
Robert Eldred Taylor Papers, 1942-1945
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Taylor, Robert Eldred

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Scope and Content

Selective service records of Taylor of Larned, Kansas, during World War II. Taylor was disqualified from Aviation Cadet Training due to color blindness, and entered the enlisted reserve corps and was assigned inactive status to Pan American World Airways in Miami, Florida. In 1945 Taylor had to go in front of the selective service board again for possible duty.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Archives of American Aerospace Exploration (AAAE)
  • Pilots
  • Science and Technology
  • World War II