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Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward)



  • 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 414 Collections and/or Records:

Lee Memorial - Unveiling Program, Richmond, 1890-05-29

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 164
Scope and Contents Program from the Unveiling of the Robert E. Lee Memorial in Richmond, Virginia. 2nd Edition. Dated 1890.
Dates: 1890-05-29

Lee Memorial Association Records

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0148
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records related to the formation and history of the Lee Memorial Association (L.M.A.). The association was formed in October 1870 immediately following the death of Robert E. Lee with the goal of creating a monument to honor him on the campus of Washington College, subsequently renamed Washington and Lee University. Between 1870 and 1883, the L.M.A. successfully raised the funds for the creation and installation of what is known as the "Recumbent Lee" statue,...
Dates: 1870 - 1921

Lee Monument Association Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0532
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Inclusive 1870, 1890

Lee, Robert E.

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents This file includes twenty-seven separate items. Of these items, there are various brochures and booklets entitled, “Robert E. Lee: Innovative Educator,” “Notes on a Visit to Robert E. Lee,” “Lee: The Final Achievement,” and “Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson Returned to Lexington, Virginia.” In addition, the following articles: “Furtherance of Southern Education was Lee’s Goal;” “Aging Successfully: The Example of Robert E. Lee;” “How Gen. Lee Came to Washington College;” “After 32...
Dates: 1700 - 2018

Lee, Robert Edward

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 163
Scope and Contents This folder contains four separate portraits of General Robert Edward Lee. All are undated.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Lee, Robert Edward

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 166
Scope and Contents This folder includes a pamphlet entitled "The True Story of General Order No. 9 - General Lee's Farewell Address to the Army of Northern Virginia," published by Lee Museum Committee at WLU. Published 1928.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Lee, Robert Edward - Commemorative Church Programs

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 169
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains biographical and historical information on various people and places.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Lee, Robert Edward - Copies of Ceremonial Panphlets at the Presidential Inauguration of Robert E. Lee at Washington College, 1883

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 167
Scope and Contents Four copies of "Ceremonies connected with the Inauguration of the Mausoleum and the Unveiling of the Recumbent Figure of General Robert Edward Lee." Dated 1883.
Dates: 1883

Lee, Robert Edward - Copies of "General Lee at Gettysburg, A Paper Read Before the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts, on the Fourth of April, 1905.", 1905-04-04

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 171
Scope and Contents This folder includes a copy of James Power Smith's paper on General Lee at Gettysburg, which was delivered in April 1905. Published by R.E. Lee Camp, No. 1, Confederate Veterans from Richmond, VA.
Dates: 1905-04-04