Robert Taylor Collection

The Robert Taylor Collection Fund was established to maintain the collection of annual best sellers in the Alderman Library. Robert Coleman Taylor was an 1886 alumnus of the Law School; his wife, Lillian Gary Taylor (1865–1961), was a collector whose library of best-selling American fiction was donated to UVA in 1945.

To check availability of items purchased with this fund:

  1. Visit Virgo Advanced Search.
  2. Open the ‘Bookplate’ filter on the left side of the page.
  3. Click the box next to the name of this fund.
  4. Click the Search button.