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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 13: Me-O
Geneological correspondence, mostly to Lyon Gardiner Tyler asking for additional information
Item 1: Middleton
see also Degges/Digges/Diggs
Item 2: Mifflin
Item 3: Milkins
see Degges/Digges/Diggs
Item 4: Miller
see also Green
Item 5: Mills
Item 6: Milner
see also Burkes, Lumpkin
Item 7: Minge
Item 8: Minor
Item 9: Mitchell
see also Boulden, Degges/Digges/Diggs, Mark
Item 10: Moffett
see McDowell
Item 11: Moncure
Item 12: Monroe
see also Bankhead, Brown, Grayson, Grigsby
Item 13: Montague
Item 14: Montgomery
see also Graham, Lewis
Item 15: Moody
Item 16: Moon
see Degges/Digges/Diggs
Item 17: Moore
see also Andrews, Behethland, Dudley
Item 18: Mooris
see Dabney
Item 19: Morgan
Item 20: Morr
Item 21: Morris
see also Butler, Degges/Digges/Diggs, Hoard/Howard, Hunt
Item 22: Morton
see also Bowden, Boyer, Johnson, Marshall
Item 23: Moseley
Item 24: Mosely
Faison Lee
Item 25: Moss
Item 26: Mott
Item 27: Mountfort
see Gordon
Item 28: Mountjoy
Item 29: Mowatt
Item 30: Mumford
see also Kennon
Item 31: Munford
see also Bathart, Bright, Currie
Item 32: Munro
Item 33: Murat
Item 34: Murdo
Item 35: Murrell
Item 36: Musick
see Brudlove
Item 37: Myers
Item 38: Mynn
Item 39: Nacham
Item 40: Napier
Item 41: Nash
Item 42: Neal
Item 43: Neall
see Lord
Item 44: Neigeley
see Dyart
Item 45: Neil
Item 46: Nelson
see also Armsitead, Lee
Item 47: Netherland
Item 48: Neville
see also Edmunds
Item 49: Newport
Item 50: Newton
see also Seamands
Item 51: Nicholas
Item 52: Nichols
Item 53: Nicholson
see also Conrad, Grayson, Hamilton, Morr
Item 54: Nickelborough
Item 55: Nickelson
Item 56: Nicolson
Item 57: Nimme
Item 58: Noble
Item 59: Norris
Item 60: Norsworthy
Item 61: Norwell
see also Hord
Item 62: O'Mealy
Item 63: Odell
Item 64: Olds
Item 65: Olin
Item 66: Oliver
Item 67: Omohundro
Item 68: Opie
see Lindsay and (Metcalf - Medium Oversize)
Item 69: Orr
see Grayson, Mercer
Item 70: Osborne
see also Cambell, Hill
Item 71: Osling
Item 72: Otey
Item 73: Overton
see also Anderson
Item 74: Owen
see also Ellsberry

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