Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Martha Ellicott Tyson (1795-1873)
MSA SC 3520-13590


Newspapers/periodicals -

“Books of the Week.” New York Herald-Tribune. 7 June 1884.

“Friends Yearly Meeting.” Baltimore Sun. 27 May 1864.

Lantz, Emily Emerson. "Maryland Heraldry." Baltimore Sun. 12 March 1905.

"Memorial of Baltimore Monthly Meeting of Friends, Concerning Martha E. Tyson." Friends’ Intelligencer, Vol. XXXI. Philadelphia, Twelfth Month 12, 1874. No. 42.

Morgan, Michael. "Three county women remembered today." Baltimore Sun. 8 March 1981.

"Proceedings of the Courts." Baltimore Sun. 29 March 1873.

Stiehm, Jamie. "Quaker activist's life, work offers lessons on prejudice; Descendants describe woman who recorded story of black scientist." Baltimore Sun. 31 March 1999.

Books -

Barnes, Robert. Maryland Marriages, 1801-1820. (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1993), 187.

"A Portrait of Martha Ellicott Tyson (At Swarthmore College)". The Collected Poems of John Russell Hayes. (Philadelphia, PA: The Biddle Press, 1916), 240-241.

A Revised Genealogical Account of the Various Families Descended from Francis Fox, of St. Germans, Cornwall, To Which is Appended a Pedigree of the Crokers, of Lineham, and Many Other Families Connected With Them. (London: Printed for the Compiler, by Head, Hole and Co., Farringdon Street, and Paternoster Row, 1872), 23.

Shivers, Frank R. Walking in Baltimore: An Intimate Guide to the Old City. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995), 203.

Stegman, Carol. "Martha Ellicott Tyson." Women of Achievement in Maryland History. (Forestville, MD: Anaconda Press, Inc., 2002), 72-73.

Weber, Alan S. Nineteenth Century Science: A selection of original texts (Buffalo, NY: Broadview Press, 2000), 2.

Other -

Swarthmore College. Martha Ellicott Tyson (September 13, 1795 - March 5, 1873), 9 June 2002. (accessed 2 August 2010).

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Henry Maynadier Fitzhugh Family Collection) Martha Ellicott, Journal, 1813, MSA SC 4688-1-11, M 11760.

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