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R.E. Lee Memorial Church Collection

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0658

Scope and Contents

A one page letter from Mary Randolph Custis Lee to Mrs. Appich, likely Mary E. Appich of Fairfax, Virginia, thanking her for previous letters and offering a photograph of Robert E. Lee. The letter is accompanied by an albumen cabinet-sized photograph of Robert E. Lee likely by photographer Michael Miley of Lexington, Va. The photograph includes an attached clipped R.E. Lee signature. The reverse of the photograph is inscribed to Mrs. Appich from Mrs. Lee and dated June 12, 1873. Also included is the original letter enclosure and a 20th century typescript description of the items. These items were framed together and are on long term loan to Washington and Lee University Special Collections from the R. E. Lee Memorial Church.

Dates

  • Letter
  • Majority of material found within Photograph

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Extent

4 Item ; Albumen Photograph - 4 1/4" x 6 1/8

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Lexington VA 24450 USA