Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
- Existence: 1807 - 1870
President, W&L, 1865-1870. C. in C. Confederate armies, 1865. See Douglas Southall Freeman, R. E. Lee, 4 vls., 1934-35.
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Ann Norvell Otey Scott Papers
Broadside Announcing Robert E. Lee's Presidency of Washington College
A broadside announcing Robert E. Lee's acceptance of the presidency of Washington College. The broadside was printed at the Lexington Gazette. The announcement was officially made by John W. Brockenbrough, Rector of Washington College.
Cabinet Cards of Robert E. Lee, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, and other Confederate States of America generals
Charles and Emmett McCorkle Lecture Notebook
This collection consists of a lecture notebook used by Washington College and Washington and Lee University students Charles E. McCorkle between 1869-1870 and his brother Walter between 1870-1874. It includes a note about Robert E. Lee on the inside cover.
Chittum Family Photographs
This collection consists of two CDs of photographs of the Charles H. Chittum Family and descendants. There are also paper copies and identified with genealogy and some family biographical history. Collection includes 1920s era pamphlet written by Charles H. Chittum, in which he tells the story of how he discovered the coffin which was used for Robert E. Lee's burial. Collection also includes some early outdoor views of Lexington, Va.
Department of Law and Equity Broadside
This broadside from the Department of Law and Equity is dated August 1, 1870. It was published in Lexington, Virginia.
Douglas Southall Freeman Manuscript
This collection consists of seven chapters of an original manuscript by Dr. Freeman titled R. E. Lee.
Edward Virginius Valentine Correspondence
This typescript signed letter from Edward Virginius Valentine to Mrs. R. L. Walton on November 28, 1922 concerns the personal contacts he had with Robert E. Lee and sculptures he made, including the recumbent statue of Lee in Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University.
Francis MacDonnell Research Materials Collection
Frank J. Gilliam Papers
Franklin Lafayette Riley Papers
Giles B. Cooke Papers
Hamilton Family Collection
Henry Donald Campbell Papers
This collection includes 20 speeches and copies of letters and papers collected on R. E. Lee's administration of Washington College, 1865-1870.
Henry Louis Smith Papers
This collection consists of papers including letters concerning Smith's retirement from both Davidson and Washington and Lee, as well as speeches, correspondence, and articles regarding Robert E. Lee, education, modern civilization, and temperance. Also includes material regarding Smith's 1921 trip to England chairing a commission to present a copy of Houdon's statue of George Washington to the British government from the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Hugh A. Moran Papers
Mainly correspondence, including letters between Hugh A. Moran and his family while he was a student at Washington College; letters from fellow students; college programs; class notebook. Correspondents include Alston Boyd, Lucius Desha, Jr., William Preston Johnston, Mildred Lee, Nathan M. Moran and Mrs. Nathan M. Moran.
Jefferson Davis Papers
John F. Swayne Papers
John Thomas Gregory Collection
This collection contains biographical information and correspondence about John Thomas Gregory, of the 3rd Arkansas Infantry, Confederate States America, who was credited with saving Robert E. Lee's life at the Battle of the Wilderness in 1864.
John W. Davis Papers
This collection consists of a typescript of a speech delivered at Martinsburg, West Virginia (January 4, 1905); law license (1895); statements of assets (1904-1917); correspondence, and a legal document for the purchase of real estate (1898-1930).
Jonathan William Harpine Letter to Unknown Newspaper Editor
Joseph Eggleston Johnston Papers
Includes Johnston's Order No. 18, April 27, 1865, to his troops after his surrender to Gen. William T. Sherman; a letter, Jan. 24, 1884, from Johnston to [James F. Rogers?] concerning some letters from Gen. R. E. Lee; autographed photograph of Johnston.
Lee Endowment Fund records
This collection consists of subscriber lists, financial reports, printed material, and correspondence related to the Lee Endowment Fund.
Lee Memorial Association Records
Lee Monument Association Collection
This collection contains a copy of 'Organization of the Lee Monument Association, and the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia, Richmond, Va., Nov. 3rd and 4th, 1870'. A second copy is cataloged under E547 .L47 in Special Collections Rare. The printed invitation to the unveiling of the Robert E. Lee statue on May 29, 1890 in Richmond, VA is also included, in two pieces.