The Resource Tyler family papers, Group F

Tyler family papers, Group F

Label
Tyler family papers, Group F, ca. 1880-1935
Title
Tyler family papers
Title number
Group F
Inclusive dates
ca. 1880-1935
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection consists of letters, historical sketches, wills, genealogical chart sand 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
Is part of
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 1919. Tyler married twice, firstly to Anne Baker Tucker Tyler (1860-1920) and secondly, to Sue Ruffin Tyler who died in 1953. Tyler was the editor of Tyler's Quarterly which his wife continued after his death in 1935.
Cataloging source
VWM
Label
Tyler family papers, Group F
Note
  • Papers are arranged by family name
  • Cite as Tyler Family Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
34 boxes.
System control number
  • (ViW)619217-01cowm_inst
  • (SIRSI)619217
  • (Sirsi) o23170065
  • (Sirsi) o23170065
  • (Sirsi) o23170065
  • 0598-55460
Terms governing use
Copyright is held by family.

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