Tyler, John, 1790-1862
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 01862
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a Daguerreotype of three individuals, possible U.S. President John Tyler, his son John, Jr, and an unidentified woman. The daguerreotype was done by J.H. Whitehurst.
Identifier: UA 6.117
Scope and Contents On July 6, 1825, William & Mary law professor, James Semple, submitted his views on how to promote the good of the College to Board of Visitors member and alumnus John Tyler. He's responding to what appears to be a call by the Board of Visitors to the faculty to offer suggestions for how to improve the state of the school and bring it back to its "former standing." His views are submitted in draft form and include strikeouts and changes he made. He suggests ending the term in early...