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Tucker Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0024

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

  • Creation: 1794-1934

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for 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.

Extent

8.5 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Part of this collection was a gift from the Tucker family in 1962. Approximately 80 additional items were a gift of Dr. Randolph Tucker Shields in 1974.

Title
Tucker Family papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Lexington VA 24450 USA