TUCKER, George, 1775-1861


Guide to Research Collections

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 2 letters.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the Thomas Jefferson Papers, ca. 1606-1943, 90 linear feet.
Persons represented include George Tucker.

Papers: In the Stevenson Family Papers, 1756-1882, 51 containers.
Correspondents include George Tucker.

Papers: In the Nicholas Philip Trist Papers, 1795-1873, 6.4 linear feet.
Correspondents include George Tucker.


The Library of Virginia
Archives Branch
Richmond, VA
Papers: 1858. 1 volume (101 pages).
Autobiography. Finding aid in repository.

Papers: In the Peachy Ridgway Gilmer Papers, 1806-1833, 6 items.
Correspondents include George Tucker.


University of Virginia
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: 1811-1829, 7 items.
Letters from George Tucker St. George Tucker chiefly concerning family matters.

Papers: 1822-1859, 17 items.
Letters from George Tucker to James Madison, Andrew Stevenson, and Hugh Blair Grigsby.

Papers: 1827, 1 item.
George Tucker’s report on the School of Moral Philosophy, written on July 18, 1827. Tucker’s report discusses the curriculum and methods of teaching. He concludes with a postscript giving the number of lectures and examinations given as well as the days on which lectures were omitted.

Papers: 1830-1831, 50 items.
George Tucker manuscripts of the lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres of the Political economist and the University of Virginia’s first Professor of Moral Philosophy and Chairman of the Faculty, at the seventh session

Papers: 1833, 1 item.
A letter from Geroge Tucker to Dr. Robley Dunglison written on November 11, 1833. In the letter, Tucker asks Dunglison to accept a pair of pewter mugs and mentions an “affair of students” at the University of Virginia.

Papers: 1836-1837, 2 items.
In a letter, 1836 July 25, George Tucker writes to Dolley Payne Todd Madison regarding the publication of James Madison’s reports of the debates of the U. S. Constitutional Convention of 1787, mentioning Carey & Lea and Mr. Payne. In another letter, 1937 May 2, to J. Meredith he gives instructions regarding the investment of profits from his wife’s estate ”Liliendale” and the commission to be paid General Stewart, a trustee.

Papers: 1858, 2 leaves.
A letter from George Tucker to Hugh Blair Grigsby written on June 9, 1858. In the letter, Tucker comments on John Randolph of Roanoke’s age, his book Political economy for the people and his desire for books.

Microfilm: In the John Albert Broadus Letters, 1850-1894, 405 items.
Correspondents include George Tucker.

Papers: In the Gooch Family Papers, 1800-1891, 5 feet.
Correspondents include George Tucker.

Papers: In the Harrison, Smith and Tucker Families Papers, 1790-1936, amount unknown.
Persons represented include George Tucker.

Papers: In the Robert T. Hubard Letters, 1828-1829, 2 items.
The papers include a letter, 1829 May 2, George Tucker, University [of Virginia] to Robert T. Hubard, Caira, Buckingham Co., Va., discussing advantages and disadvantages of banks

Papers: In the Hubard Family Papers, 1749-1951, approximately 9,600 items.
Correspondents include George Tucker.

Papers: In the William Holmes McGuffey Papers, 1845-1873, 7 items.
Papers concerning William McGuffey’s appointment to chair of Moral Philosophy at Univ. of Virginia. Correspondents include George Tucker.

Papers: In the James Madison Correspondence, 1801-1842, 48 items.
Correspondents include George Tucker.

Papers: In the Miscellaneous Papers, ca. 1743-1881, 19 items and 7 volumes.
Correspondents include George Tucker.

Papers: In the John Randolph Letters to David Parish, 1812-1833, 10 items.
Other authors include George Tucker.

Papers: In the Richard J. Reid Papers, 1770-1910, 2500 items.
Correspondents include George Tucker.

Papers: In the Maupin Socrates Papers, 1853-1870, 33 items.
Correspondents include George Tucker.

Papers: In the Stuart-Baldwin Families, 1764-1884, approximately 8 linear feet.
Correspondents include George Tucker.

Papers: In the University of Virginia Board of Visitors Records, ca. 1821-1826, 14 items.
Correspondents include George Tucker.

Papers: In the University of Virginia Chairman of the Faculty Journals, 1827-1864, 12 volumes.
Persons represented include George Tucker.

Papers: In the Virginia Letters, 1816 and 1826, 2 items.
In a letter, 1816 January 25, St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, Va., writes to John Coalter on a financial matter and mentions a rumored account of Jefferson’s death. In a letter, 1826 July 6, George Tucker, University of Virginia, writes to Gale & Seaton, Washington, reporting Jefferson’s death and funeral.