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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:

Facsimile Salary Receipt from James K. Edmondson, 1868-02-20

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 34
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: 1868-02-20

Facsimile Salary Receipt from James M. Leech, 1870-07-27

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 34
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: 1870-07-27

Francis H. Smith to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-12

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by VMI Superintendent Francis H. Smith on March 12, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Smith writes to inform Lee that a new VMI cadet, William F. Dancey, believes that the damage to VMI has resulted in the institution being unable to perform its purpose. He relays Dancey's desire to instead enroll in Washington College.
Dates: 1866-03-12

Frank Magruder to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-20

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Frank Magruder from Goshen, Kentucky on February 20, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Magruder requests that Lee send to him a circular for Washington College, as his son is interested in attending the school.
Dates: 1866-02-20

From Robert E. Lee to Rathmell Wilson, 1866-07-02

 Item
Scope and Contents In this letter Lee writes to Rathmell Wilson in Philadelphia that the Washington College Board of Trustees has elected to let him purchase books for the institution.
Dates: 1866-07-02

Funeral Notice, 1868-03-04

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 47
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: 1868-03-04

Furlough Approved for Cadet Franklin E. Hunt by Cadet Adjutant R.E. Lee, 1829-06-16

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
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: 1829-06-16

G. W. Garmany to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by George Washignton Garmany from Savannah, Georgia on February 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Garmany wrote the letter as a recommendation for John B. Mays, a potential student of Washington College.
Dates: 1866-02-10

G. W. Leyburn to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written by G. W. Leyburn from Big Lick, Virginia on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Leyburn makes reference to a previous conversation he and Lee had regarding the nature of education. He expands on this topic and asks a series of questions regarding education in the South and requests a written response to the questions. He explains that he wishes to have Lee's stance while Leyburn acts to acquire subscriptions for Washington College's endowment.
Dates: 1866-02-27

General Orders, No. 103, 1863-12-07

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 21
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: 1863-12-07