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Washington College (Lexington, Va.)

 Organization

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

A. B. Robertson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by A. B. Robertson from New Wartrace, Tennessee on February 15, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Robertson requests Lee to send him a circular on Washington College. He goes on to explain his motivations in doing so.
Dates: 1866-02-15

A list of slaves belonging to Washington College, 1834-07-30

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 56
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series 1 of this collection primarily covers the period from 1763 through Samuel McDowell Reid's death in 1869. There are also a few later items dealing chiefly with his estate.

The bulk of the papers deals with business matters. Documents concern such matters as the James River and Kanawha Company, the North River Navigation Company, Washington College's relationship with the Society of the Cincinnati, slavery, and the financial dealings of John Robinson and the Hare family.

Dates: 1834-07-30

C. R. Hubbard to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-20

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by C. R. Hubbard from Montgomery, Alabama on February 20, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Hubbard asks Lee to send to him a catalogue of classes at Washington College, as well to write back any information that would ensure his admission to the college.
Dates: 1866-02-20

Check to Robert E. Lee from J. M. Leech, 1870-06-30

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: 1870-06-30

Check to Robert E. Lee from J. M. Leech, 1870-01-27

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: 1870-01-27

Connection Between Washington College and the Presbytery

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents A one page history of the church's relation to Washington College.
Dates: Inclusive 1824-1927; Majority of material found within Bulk 1877-1927

Contract for Wood, 1887-05-13

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: 1887-05-13

Courses of Study, 1870

 File
Scope and Contents This pamphlet contains a listing of the faculty and information about courses offered at the college and student expenses.
Dates: 1870

D. S. Mulee to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-20

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by D. S. Mulee from Fort Pulaski, Georgia on February 20, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Mulee writes from the fort prison, vouching for the character of his friend, John M. Taylor's, sons who had been sent to attend school at Washington College.
Dates: 1866-02-20

Elizabeth Hull to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-05

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 52
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Elizabeth (referred to as Lizzie in the letter) Hull. She asks for information about Washington College for her adopted child.
Dates: 1866-04-05