acumen 3.0ɑ
W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Elizabeth Tyler Coleman papers MSS.0335

ASSET VIEWER
Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-01-07T15:40-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

January 2013
Collection Title:

Elizabeth Tyler Coleman papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0335

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.8 Linear feet (104 items)

Dates:

1776-1955

Abstract:

A miscellany of materials including genealogy, correspondence, the diary of Priscilla Cooper Tyler, daughter-in-law of President John Tyler, a journal, and Coleman's manuscript of "Priscilla Cooper Tyler and the American Scene: 1816-1889." Includes three letters from President Tyler to his son Robert.

creator

Coleman, Elizabeth Tyler

Scope and Contents note

A miscellany of materials including genealogy, correspondence, the diary of Priscilla Cooper Tyler, daughter-in-law of President John Tyler, a journal, and Coleman's manuscript of "Priscilla Cooper Tyler and the American Scene: 1816-1889." Includes three letters from President Tyler to his son Robert.

Preferred Citation:

Elizabeth Tyler Coleman papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Elizabeth Coleman

Biographical/Historical note

Coleman was born 4 March 1892 and died 4 July 1981.

Processing Information:

Processed by

S. Braden, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Tyler, John, 1790-1862 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Tyler, Priscilla Cooper, 1816-1889 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Clippings (information artifacts) (aat)

Correspondence (aat)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Diaries (aat)

Genealogies (aat)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Literature and Authors (localbroad)

Manuscripts for publication (aat)

Photographs (aat)

Presidents (lcsh)

University of Alabama--Alumni and alumnae. (lcsh)

Women (localbroad)

GENEALOGY AND BACKGROUND MATERIAL SERIES:

Scope and Contents note

Introduction to collection and lists of family members mentioned in the papers showing their relationship to one another. There are three items in this series.

Components in Detail

Genealogy and background material Box 2179 Folder 1

CORRESPONDENCE SERIES:

Scope and Contents note

The collection is fragmented with the earliest letter 1807, the last dated 1889. The sub-series represents letters grouped by major correspondents. Outgoing is chronological; incoming is alphabetical.

Components in Detail

MARY FAIRLIE COOPER SUBSERIES:

Mary Fairlie Cooper Box 2179 Folder 2

MARY GRACE COOPER RAOUL SUBSERIES:

Mary Grace Cooper Raoul, Outgoing Box 2179 Folder 3

Mary Grace Cooper Raoul, Incoming Box 2179 Folder 4

Mary Grace Cooper Raoul, from Julia Fairlie Ogden Box 2179 Folder 5

JOHN TYLER SUBSERIES:

John Tyler, Outgoing Box 2179 Folder 6

ROBERT TYLER SUBSERIES:

Robert Tyler, Outgoing Box 2179 Box 7

PRISCILLA COOPER TYLER SUBSERIES:

Priscilla Cooper Tyler, Outgoing Box 2179 Folder 8

Priscilla Cooper Tyler, Outgoing Box 2179 Folder 9

Priscilla Cooper Tyler, Outgoing Box 2179 Folder 10

Priscilla Cooper Tyler, Incoming Box 2179 Folder 11

MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE SUBSERIES:

Miscellaneous Correspondence Box 2179 Folder 12

JOURNAL OF JULIA (COOPER) CAMPBELL SERIES:

Components in Detail

Journal Box 2179 Folder 13

FRAGMENT OF A SET OF DIARIES KEPT BY PRISCILLA COOPER TYLER SERIES:

Components in Detail

Diaries of Priscilla Cooper Tyler Box 2179 Folder 14

MANUSCRIPT OF PRISCILLA COOPER TYLER AND THE AMERICAN SCENE: 1816 – 1889 BY ELIZABETH COLEMAN SERIES:

Components in Detail

Thomas Cooper in England, 1776-1796 Box 2180 Folder 15

Thomas Cooper becomes first American Star, 1796-1819 Box 2180 Folder 16

Coopers in Bristol, 1819-1833 Box 2180 Folder 17

Priscilla goes on the stage, 1833-1834 Box 2180 Folder 18

Love letters from Robert Tyler to Priscilla Cooper, 1839 Box 2180 Folder 19

Cooper girls get married, 1839-1840 Box 2180 Box 20

Priscilla Tyler - White House years, 1841-1844 Box 2180 Folder 21

Julia Fairlie Cooper’s Journal, 1842 Box 2180 Folder 22

Lean Years, 1844-1852 Box 2180 Folder 23

Mary Grace Raoul’s letters, 1852 Box 2180 Folder 24

Prologue to Disaster, 1853-1861 Box 2180 Folder 25

War Years, 1861-1865 Box 2180 Folder 26

Reconstruction in Alabama, 1865-1879 Box 2180 Folder 27

Priscilla Tyler’s old age, 1879-1889 Box 2180 Folder 28

John Tyler’s correspondence – 1832, 1842, 1850 Box 2180 Folder 29

CORRESPONDENCE ON PHOTOSTATS SERIES:

Components in Detail

Correspondence Box 433 Folder 1

PHOTOGRAPHS SERIES:

Components in Detail

Photographs Box 433 Folder 2

NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS SERIES:

Components in Detail

Newspaper clippings Box 433 Folder 3