Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward)
- 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:
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. B. Heck on February 14, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter acts as a bill and statement of service to Washington College. Heck states the materials needed and the requested services for building shelving for the Washington College Library.
Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. B. Williams of Enfield, North Carolina to Robert E. Lee. He wrote to request a set of course catalogs for Washington College, and explains that he is recommending the school to his students.
Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Emanuel on March 7, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Emanuel expresses interest in sending his son to Washington College and requests information on admission.
Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Johns Jr. from Richmond, Virginia on March 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Johns writes to Lee that his letter accompanies another letter from Dr. Julius Doetsh. He explains that, upon his advice, Doetsh wishes to make a translation of Lee's work. He then vouches for Doetsh's credentials and character.
Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Bishop J. Johns on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Johns writes from Theological Seminary to inform Lee of the death of "Bishop Meade."