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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 372 Collections and/or Records:

C. G. Freuman to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-13

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 46
Scope and Contents This letter was written by C. G. Freuman from Eminence, Kentucky on March 13, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Freuman requests that Lee send him a catalog for the "military institute" which Lee is head of, mistakenly assuming Lee is the head of Virginia Military Institute also in Lexington, VA.
Dates: 1866-03-13

C. H. Woodward to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-06

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Major C. H. Woodward of Rockbridge Baths, Virginia on February 6, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Woodward requests a loan from Lee, which he promises to repay in short order.
Dates: 1866-02-06

C. Newton to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by C. Newton from Louisiana State Seminary (later Louisiana State University) on March 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter is written to inform Lee that a society has been formed at the school named the Lee Society, and that Lee has been elected an honorary member.
Dates: 1866-03-10

C. R. Hubbard to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-20

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by C. R. Hubbard from Montgomery, Alabama on February 20, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Hubbard asks Lee to send to him a catalogue of classes at Washington College, as well to write back any information that would ensure his admission to the college.
Dates: 1866-02-20

Campbell, John L., 1867 - 1886

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents File includes an obituary of John Lyle Campbell Sr. by the Lexington Gazette, a biography writtten by his son Robert Fishburne Campbell, and copies of letters between Robert E. Lee and Prof. Campbell as well as T.J. Jackson and Prof. Campbell.
Dates: 1867 - 1886

Chamberlain, George Earle, 1909 - 1911

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Folder includes biography and copies of two letters from Theofore Roosevelt, one concerning a memorial to Robert E. Lee and the other one concerning Chamberlain's son.
Dates: 1909 - 1911

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