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United Daughters of the Confederacy

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Norvell Otey Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0163
Scope and Contents This collection contains chiefly correspondence with Washington and Lee University and United Daughters of the Confederacy officials, resolutions, and reports relating to her participation in the controversy over W&L President Henry Louis Smith's proposed renovation and expansion of the Lee Chapel. Also includes correspondence and clippings relating to fund-raising for the Stratford Hall restoration. Correspondents include members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Washington and...
Dates: Inclusive 1920-1948

Dickinson, Sally Bruce, 1940

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 34
Scope and Contents File includes photocopies of newspaper obituaries of her death on December 10,1940. Photocopy of a newspaper article, "U.D.C. Holds Exercises at Sayler Creek Battlefield" at which Ms. Dickinson was a speaker. Photocopy of a page concerning Miss Dickinson's book, "Confederate Leaders."
Dates: 1940

General History Related Ephemera, 1893 - 1935

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents This folder contains various printed ephemera relating to US history, US presidents, and a few farmers almanacs.
Dates: 1893 - 1935

History - U.D.C. (United Daughters of the Confederacy)

 File — Container: RHS Collection #0078, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents This file consists of an undated manuscript entitled "Historic Lexington," which inlcudes photos of Lexington's confederate monuments and historic markers. Also includes captioning with basic historical information on the sites depicted in the photographs.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1818 - 1991

Jonathan William Harpine Letter to Unknown Newspaper Editor

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0659
Content Description An undated typescript copy of a two page letter written by Reverend Jonathan W. Harpine to the editor of an unknown newpaper, perhaps the Lexington (Va.) News Gazette, opposing the proposed plan to rebuild the Lee Chapel on the campus of Washington and Lee University. The letter likely dates to 1920s during the tenure of Washington and Lee University president Henry Louis Smith who, along with the national chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC), was a proponent of the project....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1929

Lee Memorial Fund, Booklets, 1921

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents A printed booklet with illustratyions about Robert E. Lee and his legacy for donors to the Lee Memorial Fund, a fundraising project for the proposed renovation and/or enlargement of the Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University. The plan had initial footing, but was ultimately vetoed by the university on the advice of the local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy who opposed the plan.
Dates: 1921

United Daughters of the Confederacy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0204
Scope and Contents Consists of miscellaneous correspondence related to the Lee Memorial Fund at Washington and Lee University in 1921. Includes newspaper clippings and pamphlets concerning the Confederacy, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and primarily, the passing of a resolution naming Lincoln's birthday as a national holiday. Also includes correspondence with Douglas Southall Freeman and others.
Dates: Inclusive 1920-1939