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Beverley Randolph Tucker Papers

Identifier: MS 00014

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes material, such as correspondence, poetry, photographs, and miscellaneous item relating to Dr. Beverley Randolph Tucker and his parents, John Randolph Tucker and Fanny Crump Tucker. Topics covered include religion, education, the legal and medical professions, the American Civil War, and Reconstruction.


  • Creation: 1853-1945, undated


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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Administrative History:

Beverley Randolph Tucker was born in Virginia to John Randolph Tucker and Fanny Crump Tucker.  He was a physician, medical professor, author, and poet. He published Tales of the Tuckers: Descendants of the Male Line of St. George Tucker of Bermuda and Virginia in 1942.  He died in Richmond in 1945.


0.67 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Mrs. Mary Lou Ellerson Durden, Mrs. Elsie Tucker Ellerson, and their mother, Mrs. Elsie Boyd Tucker Ellerson Taylor (daughter of Beverley Randolph Tucker).


Accession 1996.17

Related Materials:

Tucker-Coleman Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

John Randolph Tucker Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Processing Information:

Processed by Cynthia Reynolds, July 2015

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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository