Papers, 1840-1931, relating to John Tyler. Includes document, 1842, signed by Tyler; campaign ribbon, 1840, for William Henry Harrison and Tyler; speech, 1915, by Armistead Churchill Gordon at the dedication of monument to Tyler in Richmond, Va.; program, 1931, at the unveiling of Tyler Bust in Virginia State Capitol; and engravings, prints, photographs of portraits and copies of a silhouette of Tyler.
Photocopy of a letter from J. Tyler, Sherwood Forest to John Tyler, his son suggesting that he find employment, then he can work on his theological and scientific theories. The Board of Visitors at the College of William and Mary meet to appoint a Professor of Chemistry and "I understand from your last letter...you have withdrawn from the candidancy." January 16, 1854. Copied from the original at the Virginia State Library in 1942.
Letter from John Tyler, Sherwood Forest, to H.B. Grigsby seeking information about a meeting of the College of William and Mary Board of Visitors and the death of L.W. Tazewell. May 14, 1860.