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Tyler Family Papers, Group E, 1880-1951

Title
Tyler Family Papers, Group E, 1880-1951
ID
Mss. 65 T97 Group E
Extent
6.5 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Chiefly writings, ca. 1880-1935, of Lyon Gardiner Tyler, historian. Most concern Virginia history in the colonial period, or defend his father, John Tyler, or defend the southern point of view in the Civil War. Includes an unpublished history of the Virginia Line in the American Revolution. Also includes writings, 1921-1951, of his second wife, Sue Ruffin Tyler, and of other authors.
Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/Tyler_Family_Group_e.pdf
Creators
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner (1853-1935)
Tyler Family
Tyler, Sue Ruffin (1889-1953)
Subjects
Tyler, John, 1790-1862
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Virginia--History
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Genres
Correspondence
Manuscripts (document genre)
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Acquisition Note
W&M Special Collections Research Center began acquiring and collecting Tyler family papers in 1922 and the collection has grown considerably since. The vast majority of this collection was donated by generous family and friends of the Tyler family between 1922 and 2002, with the bulk of the collection being donated to in 1949 by Mrs. Sue Ruffin Tyler and in 1955 by the children of Lyon G. Tyler. Some materials in this collection were purchased by W&M Special Collections Research Center.
Related Materials
See also Tyler Family Papers, Groups A-D, F-H, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary; Lyon Gardiner Tyler Papers (Acc. No. 1980.123), University Archives, Swem Library, College of William and Mary, and Lyon Gardiner Tyler Papers, President's Office Papers, Acc. No. 1984.19, University Archives, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Preferred Citation
Tyler Family Papers, Group E, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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