Robert Seager Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains photocopies of typed copies of a diary (1840-1841) and correspondence of the Gardiner family of New York, with information about their business dealings, political associations, and their relation to the Tylers of Virginia. The photocopies contain Seager's annotations.
- Creation: Inclusive 1840-1887
- Creation: Majority of material found within Bulk 1840-1860
- Seager, Robert (Compiler, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
Conditions Governing Use
The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.
Biographical / Historical
Seager is the author of And Tyler too: a biography of John and Julia Gardiner Tyler, which was published in 1963.
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Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mary Morris Booth in 1991
Existence and Location of Originals
The original documents are owned by Yale University.
Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (April 1, 2009)
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
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Lexington VA 24450 USA