The Resource Tyler family papers, Group G

Tyler family papers, Group G

Tyler family papers, Group G, 1645-1917
Tyler family papers
Title number
Group G
Inclusive dates
  • Papers, 1645-1917, of the Gardiner family, the Gilmer family, the family of St. George Tucker (1828-1863) and miscellaneous other people unrelated to the Tylers, Tuckers, Gilmers, or Gardiners
  • Boxes I-III contain papers (many are typescript copies) of the Gardiner family of New York. Include letters of Juliana McLachlan Gardiner, her sons David Lyon Gardiner, Alexander Gardiner and daughter Margaret Gardiner Beeckman
  • Boxes IV-V contain papers, 1814-1842, of the Gilmer family of Albemarle County. Include letters of Thomas Walker Gilmer to his wife Anne E. Baker Gilmer concerning family, religion, politics, and the annexation of Texas; and speeches of Gilmer
  • Box VI contains papers, 1812-1895, of St. George Tucker (1828- 1863) and his family. Includes letters, poems, speeches and literary works by Tucker as well as the sheet music, "The Southern Cross" for which Tucker wrote the lyrics
  • Boxes VII-XII contain miscellaneous manuscripts, 1645-ca. 1860. Includes two letters, 1700-1701, of Francis Nicholson; copies of Revolutionary War and Civil War letters; transcripts of documents, genealogical notes and manuscript volumes (including Gardiner account books, two volumes of poems by St. George Tucker, an unidentified diary kept in a 1766 Virginia almanac; and copy of diary, 1788-1822, of Charles Copland
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Biographical or historical data
Thomas Walker Gilmer married Anne E. Baker. Their daughter Elizabeth Anderson Gilmer married St. George Tucker (1828-1863) and their daughter Anne Baker Tucker married Lyon G. Tyler. His mother was Juliana Gardiner Tyler, daughter of Juliana McLachlan Gardiner.
Cataloging source
Tyler family papers, Group G
  • See also Nancy Wilson Mann, Tylers and Gardiners on the Villge Green: Williamsburg, Virginia and East Hampton, Long Island (New York: Vantage Press, 1963)
  • Cite as Tyler Family Papers Group G, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Cumulative index finding aids
12 boxes.
System control number
  • (ViW)619218-01cowm_inst
  • (SIRSI)619218
  • (Sirsi) o23170317
  • (Sirsi) o23170317
  • (Sirsi) o23170317
  • (Sirsi) o23170317
  • 0598-55560
Terms governing use
Copyright is held by family.

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