External Web Sites
Presidents: Life Portraits
This site on American presidents is designed to complement
C-SPAN's 20th anniversary television series. Select the page on John Tyler to find facts about his personal life and public service, and links to documents, online videos,
and a selected bibliography.
Directory of the United States Congress: John Tyler
This publication contains a short biography of every member
of Congress from 1774 to the present, including John
It also provides a selected
bibliography and a listing of research
collections related to Tyler.
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University
of Virginia presents essays about John Tyler and his life
before, during, and after his presidential terms. It additionally
provides biographical information about the cabinet officials
who served in his administration.
Sherwood Forest Plantation
Sherwood Forest Plantation was the home of John Tyler
from 1842 until his death in 1862. This site contains information
about the house, including a virtual
tour. It also provides the genealogy
of John Tyler and his descendants.
States Senate: John Tyler, Tenth Vice President
The Senate Historical Office presents a biographical article
on John Tyler that examines his early years and