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 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence concerning Chamberlain's work on several Washington and Lee University committees from 1904-1908, including committee work on a chapter house for Phi Kappa Psi and on the new Carnegie library. It also includes his two notebooks from law courses (1875-1876) taught by John Randolph Tucker. Lastly, there is an 1874 photograph of Chamberlain and two fraternity brothers, G. M. Effinger, Class of 1874, and Floyd Farrar, Class of 1875.
Dates: Inclusive 1874-1908; Majority of material found within Bulk 1904-1908
Scope and Contents This collection consists of copies of letters written by Mortimer Norton Wisdom, to his mother when he was a law student at Washington and Lee University from 1872-1873. There are also copies of exams given by John Randolph Tucker in 1873 and copies of speeches given by Wisdom in 1872.
Dates: Inclusive 1872-1873
Scope and Contents This collection includes items of John Randolph Tucker (1823-1897) and Henry St. George Tucker (1853-1932) including 18 letters, 16 of which are to J.R. Tucker, legal lecture notebooks, 54 printed speeches in Congress and before other organizations by both father and son, obituaries, in memoriams and miscellaneous items. Correspondents include Thomas Mann Randolph and George Washington.
Dates: Inclusive 1794-1934