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Tyler Family Papers, Group H, 1750-1935

Tyler Family Papers, Group H, 1750-1935
Mss. 65 T97 Group H
4.0 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Papers, 1750-1935, which are miscellaneous manuscripts with Tyler family connections. Include a scrapbook which includes correspondence of John Tyler, Thomas Walker Gilmer and St. George Tucker mostly with nineteenth- century Virginia politicians. Papers also include printed material, photographs of people and buildings and miscellaneous notes perhaps collected by Lyon G. Tyler and Sue Ruffin Tyler.
Other URL
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner (1853-1935)
Gilmer, Thomas Walker
Tyler Family
Tyler, John (1790-1862)
Tyler, Sue Ruffin (1889-1953)
Tyler, John, 1790-1862
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--Politics and Government

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

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-G, 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.

Artifacts transferred to the Manuscripts Artifact Collection include: Lock of Hair and Pressed Plant Material (Mss 65T97GrH.A01a-c), Eyeglasses (Mss 65T97GrH.A02)

Preferred Citation
Tyler Family Papers, Group H, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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Other Note
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