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 414 Collections and/or Records:
Lodging Notice for G. L. Owen, 1866-10-23
Lt. von Clausewitz to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-13
M. A. Gibbs to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-10
This letter was written by M. A. Gibbs from Vicksburg, Mississippi on February 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. He requests in the letter that Lee admit his son into Washington College.
M. B. Smith to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-01
This letter was written by Mrs. M. B. Smith from Port Royal, Virginia on March 1, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Smith informs Lee that she wishes for her son to attend Washington College. She requests Lee for a school catalogue.
M. S. Clarke to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-19
This letter was written by M. S. Clarke from Louisville, Kentucky on February 19, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Clarke requsts a set of catalogs for himself and several other young men in his area, as they are interesting in attending Washington College.
M. Taylor to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-03
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.
Maj. George L. Gillespie, Jr. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-24
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.
Maria G. Slaughter to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27
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.
Mary Coulling Papers
Memoirs of War in Southern Department and Sketch of Life of "Light-Horse Harry" Lee, 1867-02-21
Memorandum Book , 1869-11-23
Memorandum Book: Directory of Addresses, 1866
Museums of Washington and Lee University - Record Group 34
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.
N. S. Ray to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-09
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.
Negative, Lee Family Piano
An image negative of the Lee family piano when it was on display in the Lee Chapel Museum. The piano is now located in president's house on Washington and Lee University's campus. The negative was sleeved in an envelope with a note for 'Miss Helen' from Charles Tolley that reads: 'This is a negative of the piano in the Museum. If you feel that you could ever use it, you may keep it'.
Notebook - William Allan's "Memoranda of a Conversation with Robert E. Lee", 1868-02-16 - 1870-02-19, 1886-11
Notice to Students on Christmas Holiday, 1869-12-24
Observatory Funding, 1870-01-05
Old Newspaper Presented to Library, 1866-09
P. T. Moore to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-15
This letter was written by P. T. Moore from Richmond, Virginia to Robert E. Lee. Moore explains that his friend from the British Parliament has requested an autographed photograph and he inquires about a potential faculty position in Agriculture or Geology at Washington College for Dr. Thomas Antisell.