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Tucker, John Randolph



  • Existence: 1823-1897

LL.D. Professor (equity and public) law, W&L, 1870-75; professor of mercantile law, conflict of law and constitutional laws, W&L, 1875; professor of international and constitutional law, W&L, 1876; lecturer of constitutional law, W&L, 1884; professor of equity and commercial law, and constitutional and international law, W&L, 1889-97; dean, school of law, W&L, 1893-97. Attorney general, Virginia, 1857-65; Virginia congressman, 1875-87. See MSS, Rockbridge Historical Society; Biographical Directory of American Congress, 1971, p. 1834; Legal Education in Virginia, 624-41.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Allan, William, 1889 - 2007

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Contains an article titled "Colonel William Allan at McDonough"; an 1889 address by J. Randolph Tucker; and an 1890 memorial by Washington and Lee Board of Trustees concerning Allan.
Dates: 1889 - 2007

Col Alto, 1952-07-27

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 32
Scope and Contents This file consists of a typescript essay on the history of visitors, architecture, and ownership of Col Alto, a Roanoke Times article on a lawn party held at Col Alto, a letter from Mrs. Gordon G. Heiner, Jr. to Don Bruce McClelland related to a murder near Col Alto, and a printed copy of a Hampton Inn's historical description of the building.
Dates: 1952-07-27

John Randolph Tucker, 1866-01-31

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 34
Overview John Randolph Tucker, a Virginian author, lawyer and politician and Dean of the Washington and Lee Law School from 1893 to 1897, wrote to Lee to express his admiration for him.
Dates: 1866-01-31

John Randolph Tucker- Invitations to the Tuckers, 1896

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This file consists of five Tucker and Gaulidett Letters, including invitations to Dinner in 1885.
Dates: 1896

John Rudolph Tucker Papers, 1889 - 1947

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 92
Scope and Contents Typed and printed items by and about John Randolph Tucker, including comments from the press of Tucker’s election as a law professor, a eulogy, an address by Tucker, a biography on Tucker, and articles from the Lexington Gazette, County News, and Virginia Law Register on Tucker’s death.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1889 - 1947

Photograph of Professor John Randolph Tucker

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Includes 82 items collected by Charles Manson Crutchfield, including 38 photographs some of which are of Confederate generals and were taken by Michael Miley, postcards and printed materials, most of which concern Washington and Lee University and the surrounding city of Lexington, Virginia during the 1880's
Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Selected notes from his "General Lee's College" - T, 1807 - 1887

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 60
Scope and Contents From the Series: Articles; correspondence 1946-1969; selected notes Gen. Lee's College; misc. papers; photos
Dates: 1807 - 1887