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Reid, Samuel McDowell

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1790-1869

Trustee, W&L, 1819-69, secretary of board, W&L, 1844-1853. Member, Virginia Legislature, 1859-65. See Reid Family Papers.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0373
Scope and Contents The Hugh Adams Papers archive is comprised of approximately 75 documents concerning the emancipation of nineteen slaves of the Adams estate and their estate imposed emigration to Careysburg, Liberia. Adams was actively involved for many years with the American Colonization Society ( A.C.S.) which promoted and engaged in the emigration process of free or freed African-Americans to Liberia on the west African coast. Included in the archive is an original handwritten copy of the will of Hugh...
Dates: 1857 - 1860

John DeHart Ross Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0120
Scope and Contents This collection contains principally wartime correspondence from John DeHart Ross to his wife, Agnes Reid Ross. The correspondence relates to action at the West Virginia front (Cheat Mt. campaign) in 1861-1862, Jackson's Valley campaign in 1862, Gettysburg in 1863, and the siege of Richmond in 1864-1865. It also includes one letter from Samuel McDowell Reid to Agnes Ross and one letter from Ross to his mother. Additionally there are photographs and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and Ross...
Dates: Inclusive 1856-1912

Ollinger Crenshaw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0320
Scope and Contents These papers include correspondence, articles, and selected notes for Crenshaw's General Lee's College and manuscripts given to him in the process of his research for the book.
Dates: Inclusive 1946-1968

Reid Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0027
Scope and Contents 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: 1760 - 1896

Reid, Samuel McDowell

 File — Box: 12, Folder: 276
Identifier: Q-V
Scope and Contents From the Series: James A. Quarles, Read, Andrew Reid, Samuel McDowell Reid, Richardson, Robinson, John Robinson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Pat Robertson, John Ruff, William Ruff, William Henry Ruffner, Schnare, S. M. Schoonmaker, Alfred Chandler Scott, Sellers Family, James Madison Senseney, Abner Terry Sheilds, John Camden Sheilds, Joseph Showalter, John Skinner, Sloan Family, Francis H. Smith, Henry Louis Smith, Beverly Stanard, John R. S. Sterrett, Styles, General Thomas Sumter, John O. Tardy, Lucian Thompson,...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Reid, Samuel McDowell - Photocopies of Correspondence

 File — Box: 12, Folder: 277
Identifier: Q-V
Scope and Contents From the Series: James A. Quarles, Read, Andrew Reid, Samuel McDowell Reid, Richardson, Robinson, John Robinson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Pat Robertson, John Ruff, William Ruff, William Henry Ruffner, Schnare, S. M. Schoonmaker, Alfred Chandler Scott, Sellers Family, James Madison Senseney, Abner Terry Sheilds, John Camden Sheilds, Joseph Showalter, John Skinner, Sloan Family, Francis H. Smith, Henry Louis Smith, Beverly Stanard, John R. S. Sterrett, Styles, General Thomas Sumter, John O. Tardy, Lucian Thompson,...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Washington College Board of Trustees to Robert E. Lee, 1865-08-05

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 6
Overview The letter is written to Robert E. Lee to inform him that the Washington College Board of Trustees unanimously elected him president of the college. It is signed by the board members.
Dates: 1865-08-05