Guide to the Micah Taul Memoirs, 1848 - 1978

Summary Information

Title: Micah Taul Memoirs, 1848 - 1978
Collection: AC.170
Extent: 0.02 linear feet (1 half-sized manuscript box)
Abstract:

The Micah Taul Memoirs is photocopy of the original memoirs of Colonel Micah Taul (1782-1850). These memoirs were begun January 1, 1848 and completed in 1849. Micah Taul was the son of eighteenth century immigrants to Fayette County, Kentucky. Taul was a lawyer and an officer in the War of 1812. Also included are photocopies of the Gordon family genealogy, photocopies of 1920s letters, and letters between Cratis Williams and Susan Logan, a Taul descendant.

Creator: Micah Taul (1782-1850)

Biographical/Historical Note

Born in Maryland, Micah Taul was the son of eighteenth century immigrants to Kentucky. His family settled on Marble Creek in Fayette County, south of Lexington. Taul was a lawyer and an officer in the War of 1812. He eventually settled in Talladega County, Alabama.

Scope and Contents

The Micah Taul Memoirs is photocopy of the original memoirs of Colonel Micah Taul (1782-1850). These memoirs were begun January 1, 1848 and completed in 1849.  Also included are photocopies of the Gordon family genealogy, photocopies of 1920s letters, and letters between Cratis Williams and Susan Logan, a Taul descendant.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into two series: 170A. Memoirs Series; 170B. Miscellaneous Series.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

Provenance is unknown. The accession number is MMT. This collection was opened to the public on 27 September 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Deborah Bell, 1994; Kathryn Staley, 27 September 2002; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, June 2005

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.170: Micah Taul Memoirs, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Collection 170A. Micah Taul Memoirs. Memoirs Series. (1848-1849)
Memoirs Series contains a photocopy of Taul's memoirs dated 1849 to 1859, chronological order. Included at the end are letters and genealogy.
Folder  
1    
 
,
Collection 170B. Micah Taul Memoirs. Miscellaneous Series. (1903-1978)
Miscellaneous Series contains various information about the Taul family, original order. Included are obituaries, genealogies, a list of living Taul descendants, and letters between Cratis Williams and Susan Logan.
Folder  
2