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Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward)

 Person

Dates

  • 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:

M. Taylor to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-03

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents This letter was written by M. Taylor on February 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Taylor explains to Lee that a catalog previously requested of Lee did not arrive with its accompanying letter. Taylor goes on to explain that he sent his sons to Washington College without first knowing the requirements due to the missing catalog.
Dates: 1866-02-03

Maj. George L. Gillespie, Jr. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-24

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by former CSA Staff member of General Stevenson, Major George L. Gillespie from Chatanooga, Tennessee on February 24, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Gillespie writes the letter as an introduction to two relatives of his attending Washington College, Robert N. and Thomas J. Gillespie. He vouches for their quality of character and hopes Lee will provide them with a role model.
Dates: 1866-02-24

Maria G. Slaughter to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Mary G. Slaughter on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Slaughter writes to introduce Stark Arnold to Lee as the nephew of Stonewall Jackson. She vouches for his integrity and explains his situation of desiring an education without direct means. She requests that Lee assist him in gaining an education.
Dates: 1866-02-27

Mary Coulling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0248
Scope and Contents This collection contains primarily the materials gathered by Mary Price Coulling while doing research for her books The Lee girls (1987) and Margaret Junkin Preston (1993), including photocopies of Lee, Custis, Junkin and Preston family letters, scrapbooks, notebooks, genealogies, photographs and articles, as well as copies and critiques of Margaret Junkin Preston's poetry. It also includes notecards, articles and speeches by Coulling relating to...
Dates: Inclusive 1806-1997

Memoirs of War in Southern Department and Sketch of Life of "Light-Horse Harry" Lee, 1867-02-21

 Collection — Box: 5, Folder: 43
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: 1867-02-21

Memorandum Book , 1869-11-23

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 44
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: 1869-11-23

Memorandum Book: Directory of Addresses, 1866

 Collection — Box: 5, Folder: 36
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: 1866

Mid-Twentieth Century Black and White Photo of a Commemorative Plaque Depicting Charles Francis Adams WLU Coll PP#0078

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0078
Scope and Contents Photograph of plaque possibly by Henry Miley, son of Michael Miley, which was created by Edward Field Sanford in 1916. The plaque reads, 'Charles Francis Adams - Presented by Southern Men in Appreciation of his Friendship for the South and his Noble Tribute to Robert E. Lee.' Adams was the son of John Quincy Adams and gave the keynote address during the Robert E. Lee Centennial Celebration at Washington and Lee University on January 19, 1907.
Dates: 1916 - 1950

Museums of Washington and Lee University - Record Group 34

 Record Group
Identifier: WLU-RG-0034
Scope and Contents This record group contains archived materials about and created by Washington and Lee University's museums, comprised of Lee Chapel and Museum, the Reeves Collection, and the university's art collection, during the course of its regular business, such as official publications and records of its management.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

N. S. Ray to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-09

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by N. S. Ray from Lebanon, Kentucky on March 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Ray asks in the letter for a catalogue of studies, as well as general information for Washington College. Ray explains that his son wishes to transfer from Centre College in Kentucky to Washington College.
Dates: 1866-03-09