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John Tyler: A Resource Guide

John Tyler, full-length portrait, seated at table, facing right
John Tyler, full-length portrait, seated at table, facing right.
1 print: engraving.
New York: Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers, 1863.
Prints & Photographs Division.
Reproduction Number:

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America's Library

Meet Amazing Americans: John Tyler

Designed for elementary and middle school students, America's Library provides a variety of stories related to John Tyler, including information on Tyler's assuming the presidency following the death of William Henry Harrison, his allegiance to the South, and his role in the Whig Party.

Manuscript Division

Manuscript Division Finding Aids Online

A finding aid for additions to the John Tyler Papers in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division.

Prints & Photographs Division

Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC)

Search PPOC using the subject heading Tyler, John,--1790-1862 to find digital images related to Tyler such as prints, photographs, and political cartoons. Search all text fields in PPOC using the phrase John Tyler to locate additional images.

Gottscho-Schleisner Collection

The Gottscho-Schleisner Collection is comprised of over 29,000 photographs primarily of architectural subjects, including 18 photographs of John Tyler's Sherwood Forest plantation.

Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey

The collections document achievements in architecture, engineering, and landscape design in the United States and its territories through a comprehensive range of building types, engineering technologies, and landscapes. Search this collection to find documentation on John Tyler's Sherwood Forest plantation.

Presidents of the United States Selected Images From the Collections of the Library of Congress

This guide presents portraits of U.S. presidents and first ladies, including images of John Tyler.

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Presidents as Poets: Poetry Written by United States Presidents

Many presidents of the United States, including John Tyler, have turned to poetry as an outlet for their feelings and thoughts, or to explore the resources of the English language.


John Tyler Papers

Gerard Gawalt, an American History specialist with the Manuscript Division, examines important documents found in the John Tyler Papers at the Library of Congress.

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