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Tyler, Lyon Gardiner (1853-1935)

Name
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner (1853-1935)
Historical 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 William and Mary Quarterly and Tyler's Quarterly and was the author of the Letters and Times of the Tylers, Parties and Patronage in the United States, England in America and History of Virginia: Volume II The Federal Period. He edited Men of Mark in Virginia, Narratives of Early Virginia and the Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. Tyler served as president of the College of William and Mary from 1888 until 1919.

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Records or Manuscript Collections
Dora and Cara Armistead Papers, 1880-1950
Edward Ashby Armstrong Papers, 1895
Alexander Brown Papers (I), 1815-1910
Henry Denison Cole Papers, 1786-1939
College Papers Collection, 1693-1953
Flora Adams Darling Papers, 1862-1908
Catherine Dennis Papers, 1918-1974
Farmer's Account Book, 1909-1911
S. Bassett French Papers (I) and (II), 1858-1892
Fairfax Harrison Papers, 1736-1945
Office of the President. Lyon Gardiner Tyler Records, 1888-1935
Tyler Family Papers, Group A - H, Additions, 1821-1976
Tyler Family Papers, Group A, 1716-1946
Tyler Family Papers, Group B, 1868-1951
Tyler Family Papers, Group C, 1919-1951
Tyler Family Papers, Group E, 1880-1951
Tyler Family Papers, Group F, 1880-1935
Tyler Family Papers, Group H, 1750-1935
Digital Content
Letter from Lyon Tyler to Robert Morton Hughes, 07/17/1899
Letter from Lyon Tyler to Robert Morton Hughes, 07/21/1899
Letter from Robert Morton Hughes to Lyon Gardiner Tyler, 03/01/1902
Letter from Robert Morton Hughes to Lyon Gardiner Tyler, 07/13/1899
Letter from Robert Morton Hughes to Lyon Gardiner Tyler, 07/17/1899
Letters Received, April-June 1910
Letters Received, February-March 1910