Taylor, Valerie, 1913-1997

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Lesbian author and poet, peace activist, and feminist. Born 7 September 1913 in Aurora Illinois, Velma Nacella Young published her first lesbian novel Whisper Their Love in 1957, under the pen name Valerie Taylor. Also published under the names Nacella Young and Francine Davenport; married name was Velma Tate. Died 22 October 1997 in Tucson, Arizona, aged 84.

From the description of Valerie Taylor papers, 1913-1997. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63889672

Author of romance novels.

From the description of [Papers], 1992- / Valerie Taylor. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 73299066

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referencedIn Valerie Taylor collection, 1973-1997. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Taylor, Valerie, 1913-1997. [Papers], 1992- / Valerie Taylor. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
referencedIn Penelope Pope letters, 1976-1989. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Enid Fleishman letters from Valerie Taylor, 1980-1997. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Pope, Penelope. Penelope Pope letters, from Valerie Taylor, 1976-1989. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Taylor, V. Me an' Claude, Digby Bell, proprietor [microform] / V. Taylor. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
creatorOf Cruikshank, Margaret. Margaret Cruikshank letters from Valerie Taylor, 1982-1986. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Margaret Cruikshank letters, 1982-1986. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Fleishman, Enid,. Enid Fleishman letters from Valerie Taylor, 1980-1997. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Kuda, Marie,. Valerie Taylor collection, 1973-1997. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Taylor, Valerie, 1913-. Valerie Taylor papers, 1913-1997. Cornell University Library
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associatedWith Cruikshank, Margaret. person
associatedWith Cruikshank, Margaret. person
associatedWith Enid, Fleishman person
associatedWith Fleishman, Enid, person
associatedWith Gidlow, Elsa, 1898-1986. person
associatedWith Grier, Barbara, 1933-2011. person
associatedWith Inman, Will, 1923- person
associatedWith Kuda, Marie, person
associatedWith Lynch, Lee. person
associatedWith Marie, Kuda person
associatedWith Mayer, C.H. person
associatedWith Naiad Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Pope, Penelope. person
associatedWith Sarton, May, 1912-1995. person
associatedWith Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008. person
associatedWith Terrell, Vera J. person
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Lesbians' writings
Drama--Collections
Political activists
Gay rights
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Birth 1913-09-07

Death 1997-10-22

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