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Clifford Taney Family Collection M/A 1998.58.01

Clifford Taney Family Collection M/A 1998.58.01

Creator:Taney, Clifford A., 1899-1961
Title: Clifford Taney Family Collection
Dates:n.d., ca.1915-1950
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


Cliford A. Taney, Jr. graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1920. His career in the military was halted after a leg injury shortly after graduation. He then graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in June 1924. He joined the Minneapolis law firm of Fowler, Carlson, Farber and Johnson (later Fowler, Youngquist, Farber, Taney, and Johnson) and stayed there until his retirement in the mid-1950s. He married Miriam Taney in 1926, and they traveled extensively around the world.

Collection Description

Clifford Taney Family Collection consists of miscellaneous clippings, his law degree and other certificates, Christmas cards, Miriam Taney's wedding announcement, forms of identification, a travel itinerary, and a Christmas story A Cheerful Giver written by Miriam when she was eleven.

Related Material

Also acquired with the Clifford Taney Family Collection are eight photo albums of mostly unidentified photos from travels around the world and family photos. These albums are filed with the photo albums, see SCMC PA 004.01-08 and see also SCMC Port. Files. Photo albums cover: SCMC PA 004.01 Unidentified photos, some clippings, ca. 1900s-1920s. SCMC PA 004.02 Trip to India, Thailand. 1930s? SCMC PA 004.03 Trip to France, Spain.1930s? SCMC PA 004.04 Trip to Madeira, Egypt, Greece, India, Thailand, and Hawaii. 1930s? SCMC PA 004.05 Trip to Mexico. 1930s? SCMC PA 004.06 Family photos, some identified, 1880-1920s. SCMC PA 004.07 Trip to Madeira, Greece, Africa, South America, Jamaica, Cuba, 1920s-1930s. SCMC PA 004.08 U. S. Military Academy, 1918-1920.

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Table of Contents

Christmas Cards n.d. -- Box 1, Folder 1
"A Cheerful Giver" by Miriam McHugh ca. 1915 -- Box 1, Folder 2
Law Degree, certificates, and USMA class photograph 1920-1947 -- Box 1, Folder 3
Miscellaneous clippings 1923-1950 -- Box 1, Folder 4
Passport and Drivers Permit identification ca. 1925-1930 -- Box 1, Folder 5
St Mark's Outlook and Itinerary for England trip n.d., 1926 -- Box 1, Folder 6
Wedding Announcement 1926 -- Box 1, Folder 7

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