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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 15: Re-Se
Geneological correspondence, mostly to Lyon Gardiner Tyler asking for additional information
Item 1: Read/Reade/Rede
see also Cobb/Cobbs, Hawkinson, Higginson, Lee, Lewis, Morris
Item 2: Reavis
Item 3: Redd
see also Dalton
Item 4: Redwood
Item 5: Reed
see also Harrison
Item 6: Reese
see Morgan
Item 7: Repiton
Item 8: Richardson
Item 9: Riddell
Item 10: Ridgeway
Item 11: Ridings
Item 12: Rivers
see Martin
Item 13: Rives
Item 14: Roane
Item 15: Robards
Item 16: Roberdeau
see Boissesu
Item 17: Robertson
see also Henery, Lamb
Item 18: Robins
Item 19: Robinson
see also Hawkins
Item 20: Rochelle
Item 21: Roden
Item 22: Rodes
see Flourney
Item 23: Rogers
see also Jones, Pendleton
Item 24: Rolfe
Item 25: Root/Roote
Item 26: Rooter
Item 27: Rootes
Item 28: Roper
Item 29: Roswell
see King
Item 30: Rowbotham
Item 31: Rowden
Item 32: Royall
see also Epes/Eppes, Kimbrough
Item 33: Royle
see Hunter
Item 34: Royse
see Kyger
Item 35: Ruckers
see Dawson
Item 36: Ruffin
see also Bennett, Clairborne, Edmunds, Gildhart, Gwynne, Jefferson
Item 37: Rullivan
see Keaton
Item 38: Russell
see also Lewis
Item 39: Rust
see Eskridge
Item 40: Rutherford
see Leslie
Item 41: Ryan
see Degges/Digges/Diggs
Item 42: Salmon
see Degges/Digges/Diggs
Item 43: Sameis
Item 44: Sams
Item 45: Sandifer
see Clark
Item 46: Satterwhite
see also Armistead
Item 47: Saunders
see also Collyer, McClanahan
Item 48: Savage
see also Ferrand
Item 49: Sawyer/Say/Sayer
Item 50: Saxon
Item 51: Scammel
Item 52: Scarborough/Scarburgh
see also Andrews, Lyttleton
Item 53: Scervant
see also Galt
Item 54: Scheere
see Ege
Item 55: Schyler
Item 56: Sclater
see also Armistead
Item 57: Scott
see also Basset, Cleverton, Ewell
Item 58: Scrogin
see Caldwell
Item 59: Scruggs
Item 60: Seamans
Item 61: Seawell
see also Jefferson and (Medium Oversize)
Item 62: Sebastian
see also Burks
Item 63: Siegle
Item 64: Selden
Item 65: Seldon
see Armistead
Item 66: Semmes/Simms
see Lord
Item 67: Semple
see also Christian, McKenzie, Stuart
Item 68: Servis
Item 69: Sessions
Item 70: Seward
Item 71: Sewell

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