Acc. 78 T97 and 1992.63: Papers, 1856-1895, of John Tyler, Jr., post Civil War Republican Party activist. Subjects covered by the collection include alcoholism, Republican Party politics, Presidential elections, political patronage, Reconstruction, Methodist Episcopal Church, Florida, Braxton Bragg, and the Fenian Brotherhood. Prominent correspondents include Charles Francis Adams, Chester Alan Arthur, Pierre G. T. Beauregard, James Gillespie Blaine, James Buchanan, Jefferson Davis, Benjamin Stoddert Ewell, Henry Stuart Foote, Nathan Bedford Forrest, James A. Garfield, John Brown Gordon, Horace Greeley, Wade Hampton, Rutherford B. Hayes, Andrew Johnson, Joseph Eggleston Johnston, L. Q. C. Lamar, William Mahone, Raphael Semmes, William Henry Seward, John Sherman, Leroy Pope Walker, and William Lowndes Young.
The last PDF inventory (below) Group B are the Papers of Martha Rochelle Tyler. They include a diary by Marie Antoinette Rochelle, correspondence of Martha R. Tyler from 1861-1928, postcards of Virginia, United States, a few European countries and other subjects, accounts from 1885-1910 and legal records from 1882-1910.
The PDF versions of the inventory for Acc. 78 T97 and 1992.63 must be viewed in sections.
Acc. 2009.148 has not been processed yet and the description is prelimary. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection. Included are papers relating to John Tyler, Jr. and his family. The predominant dates are 1860-1885. Correspondents include Letitia C. Tyler Shands, her husband William B. Shands, and Robert Tyler. Among the topics covered are the Civil War, Post Civil War politics, as well as family affairs.