Papers, 1780-1929, of the Brown, Coalter, Tucker families including the papers of John Coalter (1769-1838), Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, and John Thompson Brown (1802-1836), member of the Virginia House of Delegates.
Among the correspondents are Maria (Rind) Coalter, St. George Tucker, William Munford, Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter, Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown, the Rev. Moses D. Hoge, and Henry Peronneau Brown.
A video providing an overview of using this collection and other collections related to the Tucker-Coleman family can be viewed at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIiP0m9BKcc
This finding aid is also available in microfilm format in Swem Library, College of William and Mary. An additional index can be found at: National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States available from Chadwyck-Healey, Inc., 1021 Prince Street, Alexandria, Va. 22314.
Organization: This collection is organized into seven series:
Series 1 is Group A, containing the papers of Coalter and Tucker Families;
Series 2 is Group B, containing the papers of Capt. Henry Brown and his family;
Series 3 is Group C, containing the papers of John Thompson Brown;
Series 4 is Group D, containing the papers of the Brown and Tucker Families;
Series 5 contains printed material received with the collection;
Series 6 contains transcriptions of Material Pertaining to John Thompson Brown (1802-1836): Boxes 7-19 by Lonny Dobbs;
Series 7 contains transcriptions of selections of letters of John Thompson Brown (1802-1836), possibly by Cynthia Beverly Tucker Kimbrough Barlowe and two copies of the inventory.
Each series in the collection has been arranged into various subseries by family names, personal names or subjects. The material in each subseries may contain the names of various other persons but the most prominent name is the one used to describe the subseries.
Gift: 3,433 items, 03/04/1947
Gift, Yolande (Lonny) deV. Dobbs circa 2006.
There are two collections within the Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary that relate to this Collection. They include the Barnes Family Papers and the Tucker-Coleman Papers.
Barnes Family Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Barnes Family Papers, 1797-1926, 1818-1875.247 items.Collection number: Mss. 39.1 B26Correspondence, chiefly 1820-1875, of Newman Williamson Barnes and his wife Margaret W.(Tomlin) Barnes of Richmond, Virginia and "Greenfield," Culpeper County, Virginia. Letters concern life in Falmouth, Virginia and also concern Fredericksburg, Virginia. Correspondents are members of the Braxton, Coalter, Tomlin and Oliver families.
Tucker-Coleman Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Tucker-Coleman Papers, 1664-1945, 1770-1907.30,000 items.Collection number: Mss. 40 T79Papers, primarily 1770-1907, of the Tucker and Coleman families of Williamsburg, Winchester, Lexington, Staunton and Richmond, including papers of St. George Tucker(1752-1827), Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (1784-1851), Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848), Ann Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter (1779-1813), John Coalter (1769-1838), John Randolph of Roanoke, and Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman (1832-1908) as well as other family members.
Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (II), Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (II), 1791-1920.941 items.Collection number: Mss. 65 B855Papers, 1791-1920, of the Brown, Coalter and Tucker families. Includes correspondence, of Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown with Margaret W. Barnes, members of the Braxton family, Henry Peronneau Brown, Fanny T. Bryan, John Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter and members of the Morton family.
2008.238 Tucker-Brown Seven Generations Genealogy Chart
Mss. 65 B855 Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (III)
CDs from this collection have been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.
Honors Thesis Paper written by a student of the College of William and Mary. A Bibliography can be found on pages 75-77. Call Number: LD6051 .W5m Hist., 1987, B66
Boone, Jennifer Kathryn. ""In Praise of the Family": A Study of Three Generations." 1987.