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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 412 Collections and/or Records:

Grade Report of W. S. Graves, 1868-02-08

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 45
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: 1868-02-08

Grade Report of W.C. Conner, 1866-10-31

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 38
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: 1866-10-31

Great Southern & Western Accident & Life Insurance Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-02

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of the Great Southern & Western Accident & Life Insurace Company of New Orleans, Louisiana on March 2, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The company writes to inform Lee that he has been elected one of five members of the Non-Resident Board of stockholders.
Dates: 1866-03-02

H. B. Magruder to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-04

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by H. B. Magruder of Greensboro, Alabama on February 4, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter is written on behalf of the Southern University's branch of the Clariosophic Society to Lee, extending to him honorary membership based upon the merit of his actions during the Civil War.
Dates: 1866-02-04

Henry B. Dawson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-18

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Henry B. Dawson from Morrisania, New York on February 18, 1866. In the letter, Dawson expresses his interest in Lee's efforts to publish his father's memoirs. Dawson offers his assistance as an historian, and includes a segment of The Historical Magazine highlighting his past historical work.
Dates: 1866-02-18

Henry Donald Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0059
Scope and Contents This collection includes 20 speeches and copies of letters and papers collected on R. E. Lee's administration of Washington College, 1865-1870.
Dates: Inclusive 1865-1933

Henry Louis Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0246
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Inclusive 1888-1951; Majority of material found within Bulk 1912-1940

History - U.D.C. (United Daughters of the Confederacy)

 File — Container: RHS Collection #0078, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents This file consists of an undated manuscript entitled "Historic Lexington," which inlcudes photos of Lexington's confederate monuments and historic markers. Also includes captioning with basic historical information on the sites depicted in the photographs.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1818 - 1991

Hobson, J.P., 1988

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents File includes a photocopy of a biographical sketch of Hobson by Charles Lee Hobson, March 5, 1998. Photocopies of two papers by Hobson entitled "How I came to Elizabethtown, Kentucky" and "How General Lee Came to Washington College." Photocopies of a letter to Lee concerning Hobson (1869) and a Louisville Times article about the letter.
Dates: 1988; 1869