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Collection Overview

Title
Tyler Family Papers, Group F, 1880-1935
ID
Mss. 65 T97 Group F
Extent
17.5 Cubic Feet
Primary Creator
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner (1853-1935)
Other Creators
Tyler Family
Forms of Material
Correspondence, Design drawings
Languages
English

Restrictions

Access
Collection is open to all researchers. When available, microfilm, photocopies, digital surrogates, or other reproductions must be used in place of original documents. 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.
Use
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection consists of letters, historical sketches, wills, genealogical charts and coats of arms of Virginia families. The majority of these papers are genealogical inquiries made to Lyon Gardiner Tyler. Very few of Tyler's responses are included but the inquiries contain information.

One reel of microfilm for the Register Index for Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co.,1671-1761, is available in the Swem Library Microforms Collection.

Biographical Note

Lyon Gardiner Tyler was the son of John Tyler (1790-1862) and his second wife Julia Gardiner Tyler. He received a master's degree from the University of Virginia and was professor at the College of William and Mary and principal of Memphis Academy. He established a law practice in Richmond and served in the Virginia House of Delegates. He became president of William and Mary in 1888, serving until 1919. Tyler married twice, to Anne Baker Tucker Tyler (1860-1921) and to Sue Ruffin Tyler who died in 1953. Tyler founded the <i>William and Mary Quarterly</i> and <i>Tyler's Quarterly</i> and was the author of the <i>Letters and Times of the Tylers, Parties and Patronage in the United States, England in America</i> and <i>History of Virginia: Volume II The Federal Period</i>. He edited <i>Men of Mark in Virginia, Narratives of Early Virginia</i> and the <i>Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography</i>. Tyler served as president of the College of William and Mary from 1888 until 1919.

Subject/Index Terms

Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: A],
[Box 2: Ba-Be],
[Box 3: Bi-Bri],
[Box 4: Bro-Car],
[Box 5: Cas-Col],
[Box 6: Com-Do],
[Box 7: Dr-F],
[Box 8: G],
[Box 9: Ha-Hi],
[Box 10: Ho-J],
[Box 11: K-Le],
[Box 12: Li-Me],
[Box 13: Me-O],
[Box 14: P-Ra],
[Box 15: Re-Se],
[Box 16: Sh-Sta],
[Box 17: St-Th],
[Box 18: Ti-U],
[Box 19: V-We],
[Box 20: Wh-Z & Misc.],
[Box 21: Abington Parish, Gloucester County],
[Box 22: Accomac to Dinwiddie and more],
[Box 23: Dinwiddie to Goochland],
[Box 24: Goochland to Lancaster],
[Box 25: Louisa to Norfolk],
[Box 26: Norfolk  to Stafford],
[Box 27: New Kent to Westover, Other Counties and Parishes],
[Box 28: William and Mary, Williamsburg and York County],
[Box 29: York County],
[Box 30: York County, Orange County, Charles City County, New Kent County and more],
[Box 31: Elections, General Court, Virginia Gazette, Historical Virginia, Genealogical Notes],
[Box 32: Genealogical Notes],
[Box 33: Genealogical Notes, Historical Notes],
[Box 34: Wills, Epithats, Lilly Family and Tyler Genealogical Notes],
[All]

Box 7: Dr-F
Geneological correspondence, mostly to Lyon Gardiner Tyler asking for additional information
Item 1: Drake
see Arrundel
Item 2: Drew
Item 3: Drewry
Item 4: Drummond
see Goodwin
Item 5: Dudley
see aldo Atkins, Grymes
Item 6: Duercant
Item 7: Duff
Item 8: Dugger
see Carr
Item 9: Duling
Item 10: Dunleary
see Davenport
Item 11: Dunn
see Dudley
Item 12: Dunscomb
see Christian
Item 13: Durfy
Item 14: Duveal
see also Baskett/Baskette, Christian
Item 15: Dyart
Item 16: Earl
see Bacon
Item 17: Earley
Item 18: Eaton
Item 19: Eckles
Item 20: Edloe
see also Barrett
Item 21: Edmondson
Item 22: Edmunds
Item 23: Edwards
see also Cole
Item 24: Ege
Item 25: Eggleston
Item 26: Elam
Item 27: Elder
Item 28: Elliot
Item 29: Ellis
Item 30: Ellsberry
Item 31: Ellyson
Item 32: Eltonhead
see also Campbell
Item 33: Emmerson
see also Burwell
Item 34: Emory
see Edloe
Item 35: Enroughty
Item 36: Epes/Eppes
see also Allen, Blow
Item 37: Eskenridge
see also Ashton, Armistead
Item 38: Eskridge
Item 39: Eubank
Item 40: Eustace
see also Crittenden
Item 41: Evans
Item 42: Everand
Item 43: Ewell
Item 44: Ewing
see also (Campbell- Medium Oversize), Eltonhead
Item 45: Eyre
see Calvert
Item 46: Ezell
Item 47: Fairfast
Item 48: Fairfax
Item 49: Faison/Fason/Fayson
Item 50: Farmer
see Kerby/Kirby
Item 51: Farrar
see also Thruston
Item 52: Fauntleroy
Item 53: Fauquier
Item 54: Fee
see Armistead
Item 55: Feind
Item 56: Ferguson
Item 57: Ferrand
Item 58: Ficklin
Item 59: Field
Item 60: Fielder
Item 61: Figely
Item 62: Figgat
Item 63: Finch
Item 64: Finney
Item 65: Fisher
see Burks
Item 66: Fitchett
Item 67: Fitzgerald
Item 68: Fitzhugh
Item 69: Fleet
Item 70: Fleming
see also Dean
Item 71: Flood
Item 72: Flourney
Item 73: Follin
Item 74: Fontaine
Item 75: Foote
see Behethland
Item 76: Foraner
Item 77: Forbes
Item 78: Ford
see Evans
Item 79: Fort
Fort
Item 80: Foster
Item 81: Fouquet
see Boissesu
Item 82: Fowlkes
Item 83: Fox
Item 84: Francisco
Item 85: Frayer
Item 86: Freeman
Item 87: Friend
see Bates
Item 88: Fry
Item 89: Frye
Item 90: Fuge
see Christian
Item 91: Fugua
Item 92: Fulton

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: A],
[Box 2: Ba-Be],
[Box 3: Bi-Bri],
[Box 4: Bro-Car],
[Box 5: Cas-Col],
[Box 6: Com-Do],
[Box 7: Dr-F],
[Box 8: G],
[Box 9: Ha-Hi],
[Box 10: Ho-J],
[Box 11: K-Le],
[Box 12: Li-Me],
[Box 13: Me-O],
[Box 14: P-Ra],
[Box 15: Re-Se],
[Box 16: Sh-Sta],
[Box 17: St-Th],
[Box 18: Ti-U],
[Box 19: V-We],
[Box 20: Wh-Z & Misc.],
[Box 21: Abington Parish, Gloucester County],
[Box 22: Accomac to Dinwiddie and more],
[Box 23: Dinwiddie to Goochland],
[Box 24: Goochland to Lancaster],
[Box 25: Louisa to Norfolk],
[Box 26: Norfolk  to Stafford],
[Box 27: New Kent to Westover, Other Counties and Parishes],
[Box 28: William and Mary, Williamsburg and York County],
[Box 29: York County],
[Box 30: York County, Orange County, Charles City County, New Kent County and more],
[Box 31: Elections, General Court, Virginia Gazette, Historical Virginia, Genealogical Notes],
[Box 32: Genealogical Notes],
[Box 33: Genealogical Notes, Historical Notes],
[Box 34: Wills, Epithats, Lilly Family and Tyler Genealogical Notes],
[All]

Administrative Information

Repository
Special Collections Research Center
Acquisition Method
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-E, G-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.
Related Publications
Robbins, Robert W.,<i>The Register of Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia, 1677-1780 </i> (Arlington, Va. [1981]).
Preferred Citation
Tyler Family Papers, Group F, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/Tyler_Family_Group_f.pdf