The Resource Tyler family papers, Group B

Tyler family papers, Group B

Tyler family papers, Group B, 1868-1951
Tyler family papers
Title number
Group B
Inclusive dates
Papers, 1868-1951, of Lyon Gardiner Tyler, his wives Anne Baker Tucker Tyler and Sue Ruffin Tyler and his descendants. Includes personal correspondence and correspondence relating to American Historical Association, Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Colonial Williamsburg, Cooperative Education Commission of Virginia, Equal Suffrage League of Virginia, Jamestown Exposition, New York Southern Society, Sons of the Revolution, Virginia Board of Education, Virginia Historical Society, Virginia Mechanics Institute, Wakefield National Memorial Association, Yorktown Sesquicentennial, and Virginia State Library Board; manuscript volumes of poetry; and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings
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Biographical or historical data
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 1915. Tyler married twice, to Anne Baker Tucker Tyler (1860-1921) and to Sue Ruffin Tyler who died in 1953. Tyler was the editor of Tyler's Quarterly which his wife continued after his death.
Cataloging source
Tyler family papers, Group B
Cite as Tyler Family Papers Group B, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Cumulative index finding aids
57 boxes.
System control number
  • (ViW)619213-01cowm_inst
  • (SIRSI)619213
  • (Sirsi) o23169546
  • (Sirsi) o23169546
  • (Sirsi) o23169546
  • 0598-55060
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Copyright held by family.

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