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Board of Visitors Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 1
Scope and Contents The records of the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary includes meeting minutes and agendas, matriculation books, correspondence, material from Board of Visitors Rectors Oscar L. Shewmake and Roy Harvey Chappell, Jr., publications, and audio recordings of meetings from 1961-1999. An index to Board of Visitors meetings for the period 1947-1984 is available in the Special Collections Research Center. Researchers are also encouraged to consult the University...

Charles Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B84
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dr. Charles Brown. Collection includes letters, 1813-1818, concerning patients (including slaves). Includes land signed by Henry Lee and John Tyler, items relating to "Actonplace" [Acton] English estate of William Jennings and plats of land in Albemarle County, Virginia; as well as letters of members of the Brown family. Charles Brown Papers 1792-1888, Albemarle County Virginia is available on microfilm in Swem Library’s...

Carter Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C24
Scope and Contents The collection includes: correspondence and land records of Robert "King" Carter; correspondence and land records of his sons Robert Carter (1704-1731) and Landon Carter (1710-1778); correspondence, accounts, land records and the appointment to the Virginia Council of Robert Carter (1728-1804), son of Robert Carter (1704-1731); correspondence, diaries, land records and accounts of Robert Wormeley Carter (1734-1804), son of Landon Carter of Sabine Hall; and correspondence and land records and...

Daguerreotype of John Tyler, John Tyler, Jr. and unidentified woman

 Collection
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.

John Buchanan Floyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 F59
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1831-1863, of John B. Floyd, governor of Virginia, United States Secretary of War and Confederate general. The papers, chiefly 1850-1862, concern the three positions he held. Correspondents include James Buchanan, Jefferson Davis, Samuel Houston, Benjamin Huger, Alexander von Humboldt, R. M. T. Hunter, Charles James Faulkner, Jenny Lind, James Murray Mason, William Ballard Preston, Winfield Scott, John Tyler, Daniel Webster and the Duke of Wellington.

B. F. Garrett Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Al6
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1842-1849, of B. F. Garrett, attorney, Williamsburg, Va. Includes account with John Tyler, Jr.

Duff Green Letter

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Identifier: SC 00011
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one letter written by journalist, politician, and then-supporter of President John Tyler, Duff Green. The letter is marked confidential and the recipient is unnamed. It concerns the rumor in Washington, D.C. that the president would veto a forthcoming bank bill, as he had a prior bill, and that his cabinet had agreed to resign if the bill was vetoed. Green also mentions an alternative bank plan developed at the president's request.

James Semple's Views on Promoting the Good of the College

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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...

John Jordan Crittenden Letter to John Bell

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Identifier: SC 00102
Scope and Contents

Letter written by John Jordan Crittenden to John Bell, dated Dec. 21, 1841. Acknowledges receiving Bell's recent letter, states that Bell should not withdraw from politics because his services" and also talks about U. S. President John Tyler.

John Tyler, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 T97

John Tyler Letter to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe

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Identifier: SC 00133
Scope and Contents

Letter from United States Senator John Tyler (1790- 1862) to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe dated May 30, 1835.  In it he discussed horses and horse racing.  He also comments on the recent Democratic Party convention of 1835.  As a newly emerged Whig party leader, Tyler was nonplussed by the nomination of Martin Van Buren and voiced support that Virginia voters would go for Judge White (Hugh Lawson White) one of four Whig Presidential candidates in 1836.

John Tyler Letter to Henry A. Wise

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Identifier: UA 6.060
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Tyler to Virginia Governor Henry A. Wise dated July 4, 1855. The letter states that Wise's being elected Governor would not be inconsistent with his remaining on William & Mary's Board of Visitors, and that other members of the Board hope Wise will not resign.

Robert Hunt Land Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.012
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials relating to Robert Hunt Land's work on the history of the College of William and Mary. It includes a published description of Land's proposed history of the college, notes and correspondence about the proposed history, and biographical information about alumni (1814-1881). It also contains correspondence between Herbert Ganter, Earl Gregg Swem, and Robert Hunt Land about Ganter's research on William and Mary at the Library of Congress.

President John Tyler Letter and Engraving

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Identifier: SC 01695
Content Description

A two page handwritten letter signed by President John Tyler on a folded sheet of paper. Letter is addressed to Eli, likely Elisha R. Potter. One engraving featuring President John Tyler.

Robert Saunders Letter to Henry A. Wise

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Identifier: SC 00509
Content Description

Two page letter from Saunders, President of the College of William and Mary, from Williamsburg, Virginia to The Honorable Henry A. Wise, informing him that a messenger had arrived recently to inform him that John Tyler had been elected President of the United States.

Tazewell Family Papers

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Identifier: SC 00586
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1797-1850, of the Tazewell family. Includes letter, 1797, written by Samuel H. Smith to Henry Tazewell concerning his paper, The Universal Gazette and discussing foreign affairs; and letters, 1804-1850, written by Henry S. Foote and William Nelson, Jr. to Littleton Waller Tazewell; and one anonymous letter addressed to Tazewell and John Tyler (1790-1862) concerning army promotions.

Tyler Family Papers, Group A

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Identifier: Mss. 65 T97 Group A
Scope and Contents Papers, 1716-1944, of the John Tyler family of "Sherwood Forest," Charles City County, Va. The collection contains correspondence, 1818-1862, of John Tyler concerning politics, War of 1812 claims, presidential election of 1840, land purchases in western Virginia, Kentucky and Illinois, "Sherwood Forest," business matters and his family. Some of the children of John Tyler and his first wife, Letitia Christian Tyler, are represented in the collection: Robert Tyler (and wife,...

Tyler Family Papers, Group A - H, Additions

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T97 Additions
Scope and Contents

Additions to the Tyler Family Papers that are not shelved with Mss. 65 T97 Tyler Family Papers, Groups A-H are included on the pdf inventories.

Please see the record for 65 T97 Tyler Family Papers.

Many of these additions can logically be incorporated into the Groups A-H, and possibly will be in the future.

Tyler Family Papers, Group E

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T97 Group E
Scope and Contents

Chiefly writings, ca. 1880-1935, of Lyon Gardiner Tyler, historian. Most concern Virginia history in the colonial period, or defend his father, John Tyler, or defend the southern point of view in the Civil War. Includes an unpublished history of the Virginia Line in the American Revolution. Also includes writings, 1921-1951, of his second wife, Sue Ruffin Tyler, and of other authors.

Tyler Family Papers, Group H

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T97 Group H
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1750-1935, which are miscellaneous manuscripts with Tyler family connections. Include a scrapbook which includes correspondence of John Tyler, Thomas Walker Gilmer and St. George Tucker mostly with nineteenth- century Virginia politicians. Papers also include printed material, photographs of people and buildings and miscellaneous notes perhaps collected by Lyon G. Tyler and Sue Ruffin Tyler.

John Tyler Letter to Robert S. Stanard

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Identifier: SC 00667
Scope and Contents

Letter written and signed by John Tyler in Charles City, Va. , September 9, 1819 to Robert S. Stanard in Richmond, Virginia concerning a chancery suit between Knib and Dr. Dixon's Exors which had earlier been handled by John Tyler's Father in Williamsburg, Virginia.

John Tyler Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T975
Scope and Contents Papers, 1840-1931, relating to John Tyler. Includes document, 1842, signed by Tyler; campaign ribbon, 1840, for William Henry Harrison and Tyler; speech, 1915, by Armistead Churchill Gordon at the dedication of monument to Tyler in Richmond, Va.; program, 1931, at the unveiling of Tyler Bust in Virginia State Capitol; and engravings, prints, photographs of portraits and copies of a silhouette of Tyler. Photocopy of a letter from J. Tyler, Sherwood Forest to John Tyler, his son...

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Tyler Family 5
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 4
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 4
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 3
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. 3
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Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 3
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 3
College of William and Mary. 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
Semple, James 2
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 2
Tyler, John, Jr. (1819-1896) 2
Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889 2
Whig Party (U.S.) 2
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 2
Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893 1
Bell, John, 1796-1869 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Charles 1
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 1
Carter, Robert ("King"), 1663-1732 1
Chappell, R. Harvey (Robert Harvey), 1926- 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
College of William and Mary--Faculty 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Chemistry 1
Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Democratic Party (Va.) 1
Dixon (Dr.) 1
Ellis, Pearl Tyler, 1860-1947 1
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 1
Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863 1
Galt, John Minson, II, 1819-1862 1
Gilmer, Thomas Walker 1
Graves, William J. (Congressman), 1806-1876 1
Green, Duff, 1791-1875 1
Greenleaf, Joseph 1
Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 1
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 1
Holloway, Laura C. (Laura Carter), b. 1848 1
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 1
Huger, Benjamin, 1805-1877 1
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 1
Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887 1
Jennings, William, d. 1798 1
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 1
Knibs family 1
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 1
Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887 1
Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871 1
McCandlish (Colonel) 1
Minge (Dr.) 1
Office of the President 1
Poughkeepsie Lyceum (N.Y.) 1
Preston, William Ballard, 1805-1862 1
Republican Party (U.S.) 1
Rochelle, Marie Antoinette 1
Saunders, Robert, 1805-1868 1
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 1
Semple, Letitia Tyler, 1821-1907 1
Shands, Letitia C. Tyler 1
Shands, William B. 1
Shewmake, Oscar L., 1882-1963 1
Shields, Howard 1
Spencer, Julia Gardiner Tyler, 1849-1871 1
Stanard, Robert S 1
Tazewell family 1
Tazewell, Henry, 1753-1799 1
Tyler family 1
Tyler, David Gardiner, 1846-1927 1
Tyler, Lachlan, 1851-1902 1
Tyler, Letitia Christian, 1790-1842 1
Tyler, Martha Rochelle, 1846-1929 1
Tyler, Mary 1
Tyler, Robert Fitzwater, 1856-1927 1
Tyler, Tazewell, 1830-1874 1
Virginia State Senate 1
Waggaman, George 1
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 1
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852 1
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852 1
Wheaton (Mr.) 1
Wickliffe, C.A 1
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