TYLER, John, 1790-1862


Library of Congress

Guide to Research Collections

Amistad Research Center
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
Papers: Correspondence in Amistad (Schooner) case collection, 1839-1968. On 6 microfilm reels of originals in various repositories. Finding aid.


Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 13 items.


Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY
Papers: 2 letters (October 4, 1844 and no date) and naval appointment (February 10, 1844).


Clemson University
Special Collections
Clemson, SC
Papers: Ca. 10 items in the John Caldwell Calhoun papers, 1784-1888. Finding aid. Restricted.


College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
Papers: In Tyler family papers, 1664-1934. 55,130 items. Correspondence and collected papers of Tyler and members of his family. Includes 175 items of John Tyler. Finding aid.


Duke University
Special Collections Library Durham, NC
Louisville, KY
Papers: Miscellaneous letters and references in various collections.


Georgia Historical Society
Savannah, GA
Papers: Correspondence in Thomas Addison Burke papers, 1827-1860. Finding aid.


Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: Correspondence in Simon Gratz collection, 1677-1910; Daniel Parker papers, 1800-1846; Bradford family papers, 1747-1847; and Presidents of the United States autographs.


Indiana Historical Society
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: 15 letters and documents (1839-1857) in various collections. Finding aid.


Knox College
Seymour Library
Galesburg, IL
Papers: 1 letter (April 2, 1855) in Bookfellow Foundation autograph collection, 1793-1945; and 1 letter (March 15, 1842) in Sang autograph collection, 1751-1954.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1691-1918. 3 linear feet. Correspondence, autograph collection, and family papers reflecting social life of Virginia. Available on 3 microfilm reels. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: 1 container (1814-1884); correspondence when Green was President Tyler’s unofficial representative in Paris and London (1840-1844) in Duff Green papers, 1813-1879; and correspondence in Commissioners of the City of Washington records, 1791-1869 (bulk 1791-1808), available on 1 microfilm reel.


Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: 41 items (1841-1861) in various collections.


Memphis State University Library
Mississippi Valley Collection
Memphis, TN
Papers: In Robert R. Church family papers, 1800-1978.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 1827-1859. 39 items.


Northwestern University Library
Evanston, IL
Papers: [ca. 1843-1844]. 4 items. 3 letters and 1 document.


Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 10 items (1819-1898); and 18 items (1820-1859) concerning various political issues in the Gilder Lehrman collection. Finding aid.


Princeton University
Seeley G. Mudd Library
Princeton, NJ
Papers: In the Andre deCoppet collection, 1566-1942.


Queens Borough Public Library
Jamaica, NY
Papers: Land grant (signed 1844) in the Long Island collections.


Rosenbach Museum and Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1818-1857. 7 items.


University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: 1826-1861. Ca. 378 items.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in Samuel Barron papers, 1820-1899; Gordon family papers, 1812-1916; personal letters and business papers postdating his congressional service in ca. 30 collections; engravings; and 3 microfilm reels of originals (1691-1918) in the Library of Congress.


Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, VA
Papers: Unknown quantity and photographs in various collections including the Lewis L. Strauss collection, 1749-1885; and Julia Gardiner Tyler papers, 1844-1946.


Virginia State Library and Archives
Richmond, VA
Papers: Gubernatorial papers (1825-1827); executive letterbook (1825-1827); 3 letters (July 29, 1835; December 27, 1852; November 24, 1858); and 3 microfilm reels of originals 1691-1918) in Library of Congress.

Additional Papers: In Arter family letters, 1864, 1919; Johnston family papers, 1779-1891; Tucker-Ewell family papers, 1770-1893; Granbery family papers, 1781-1927 (bulk 1859-1865); and Tazewell family papers, 1772-1866. Finding aid.


West Virginia University
West Virginia Regional History Collection
Morgantown, WV
Papers: 1739-1930s. 1 box. Notes and copies of correspondence compiled by Oliver Perry Chitwood for his biography, John Tyler: Champion of the Old South (1939).


Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: 3 microfilm reels of originals (1691-1918) at Library of Congress; correspondence concerning his courtship of Julia Gardiner in Gardiner-Tyler family papers, 1843-1898; correspondence in Harry H. Ensign autograph collection, 1818-1880; Benajah Ticknor papers, 1818-1852; Louis Mayer Rabinowitz collection, 1676-1957 (bulk 1765-1915); and Alfred White Van Sinderen collection, 1782-1969.

Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, AL; Brown University, Providence, RI; Cornell University Libraries, Ithaca, NY; Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; Hagley Museum and Library, Greenville, DE; Johns Hopkins University Library, Baltimore, MD; New York State Library, Albany, NY; Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, CA; Syracuse University, George Arents Research Library, Syracuse, NY; University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, IA; University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library, Ann Arbor, MI.