Lee, George Washington Custis
- Existence: 1832 - 1913
LL.D., Tulane University. President, W&L, 1871-97; president emeritus, W&L, 1897-1913; acting (Thomas A. Scott) professor of applied mathematics (and astronomy), W&L, 1873-78; 1879-89. Professor military and civil engineering and applied mathematics, VMI, 1865-71. See Who's Who, 1901-02; Trustees' Papers; MSS Catalog.
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
This is a collection of research documents and photographs for Frank E. White's 2008 publication Sailor's Creek: Major General G. W. Custis Lee, Captured with Controversy.
This collection consists of George Washington Custis Lee's correspondence, commission as major general, recollections collected by Greenlee Letcher, a copy of his will, transcripts of his letters, and a paper on G.W.C. Lee, possibly written by Letcher.
This collection is the minutes of a February 4, 1884 committee meeting at the church describing the funeral of former Virginia governor John Letcher (1813-1884) the week before, and the decision to name a group consisting of Lexington, Virginia notables to write a sketch of Governor Letcher's life. This group included G. W. C. Lee, Francis H. Smith, J. T. Preston, A. T. Barclay, and Col. Edmund Pendleton.
This collection consists of correspondence between Ward and George Washington Custis Lee during his time as President of Washington and Lee University.
Original typescript and manuscripts relating to reminiscences of G.W.C. Lee's time as President of Washington and Lee, and his time in Lexington.
File includes obituary of Lee by the Ring-tum Phi; "From West Point to Fort Point: The Story of George Elliot and Custis Lee"; "Major-General George Washington Custis Lee"; "Last Battles: The Wartime and Postwar Careers of Custis Lee"; and photocopies of items at the National Archives concerning G.W.C. Lee.
Includes 82 items collected by Charles Manson Crutchfield, including 38 photographs some of which are of Confederate generals and were taken by Michael Miley, postcards and printed materials, most of which concern Washington and Lee University and the surrounding city of Lexington, Virginia during the 1880's
Transcribes note from William H.F. Lee to Custis Lee, then discusses Christmas presents and inquires about his studies.
Robert E. Lee requests that his son take his valued watch to get repaired and send it back as soon as possible.
This collection includes letters to and from Owen in connection with his efforts to compile a Robert E. Lee bibliography, several Lee family letters, pictorial representations of the Lees, speeches, and clippings.
Included in this folder are two copies of Robert E. Lee's will. One copy is a photograph of the original will. The other copy is a published transcription and facsimile of the will, created by Washington and Lee University in 1928.
This collection consists of letters from William Chauncey Fowler to George Washington Custis Lee, who was president of Washington and Lee University at the time. The letters mention connections to George Washington Parke Custis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson.
This collection includes 34 letters, 1865-1870, written to his father while Thom was a student at Washington College, four letters to Thom from various correspondents, college grade reports and programs, and other printed material.