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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:

Charles E. Waters to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-21

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Charles E. Waters from Baltimore, Maryland on February 21, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Waters describes how the ladies of Baltimore are organizing a fair to raise funds for the relief of southerners affected bt the Civil War. He requests, at the suggestion of his wife, that Lee send a set of his autographs to be sold at the fair to raise money for their cause.
Dates: 1866-02-21

Charles Marshall to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-05

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Charles Marshall on February 5, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Marshall relays to Lee that his previous letter had been received, and that he is heeding Lee's advice as best he can.
Dates: 1866-02-05

Charles O. DeLahoussaye to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Charles O. DeLahoussaye in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, DeLahoussaye writes requesting that Lee send a catalog for Virginia Military Institute, as he desires to send his nephew to atttend school. DeLahoussaye potentially erroneously ascertained that Lee was the president of VMI.
Dates: 1866-02-10

Check to Robert E. Lee from J. M. Leech, 1870-06-30

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 41
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: 1870-06-30

Check to Robert E. Lee from J. M. Leech, 1870-01-27

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 41
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: 1870-01-27

Chittum Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0090
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1870 - 1970

Civil War History (Copies)

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents This folder contains copied materials relating to the American Civil War, specifially the Confederate States of America and information about its army.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1832 - 1990

Confederate Notes Carried by Robert E. Lee at Appomattox, 1865-04-10

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 33a
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: 1865-04-10

Contract for Wood, 1887-05-13

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 42
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: 1887-05-13

Contract with Jedadiah Hotchkiss, 1868-06-29

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 48
Scope and Contents This contract details the agreement between the Washington College Survey Board and the renowned topographical surveyor Jedadiah Hotchkiss. It is a contract for Hotchkiss to perform various surveys on behalf of the Board of Survey to expand the college's map resources. The five year contract stipulates assorted restrictions on Hotchkiss's rights to the maps. It is signed by R.E. Lee on behalf of the Board of Survey.
Dates: 1868-06-29