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Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:

Lee Memorial Association Records, 1870 - 1921

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1-Control Folder
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of records related to the formation and history of the Lee Memorial Association (L.M.A.). The association was formed in October 1870 immediately following the death of Robert E. Lee with the goal of creating a monument to honor him on the campus of Washington College, subsequently renamed Washington and Lee University. Between 1870 and 1883, the L.M.A. successfully raised the funds for the creation and installation of what is known as the "Recumbent Lee" statue,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 1921

Lee Memorial Association Records, 1870 - 1878

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of records related to the formation and history of the Lee Memorial Association (L.M.A.). The association was formed in October 1870 immediately following the death of Robert E. Lee with the goal of creating a monument to honor him on the campus of Washington College, subsequently renamed Washington and Lee University. Between 1870 and 1883, the L.M.A. successfully raised the funds for the creation and installation of what is known as the "Recumbent Lee" statue,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 1878

Lee Memorial Association Records, 1879 - 1883

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of records related to the formation and history of the Lee Memorial Association (L.M.A.). The association was formed in October 1870 immediately following the death of Robert E. Lee with the goal of creating a monument to honor him on the campus of Washington College, subsequently renamed Washington and Lee University. Between 1870 and 1883, the L.M.A. successfully raised the funds for the creation and installation of what is known as the "Recumbent Lee" statue,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1879 - 1883

Lee Memorial Fund, Booklets, 1921

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents A printed booklet with illustratyions about Robert E. Lee and his legacy for donors to the Lee Memorial Fund, a fundraising project for the proposed renovation and/or enlargement of the Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University. The plan had initial footing, but was ultimately vetoed by the university on the advice of the local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy who opposed the plan.
Dates: 1921

Lee Memorial Association Records

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0148
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records related to the formation and history of the Lee Memorial Association (L.M.A.). The association was formed in October 1870 immediately following the death of Robert E. Lee with the goal of creating a monument to honor him on the campus of Washington College, subsequently renamed Washington and Lee University. Between 1870 and 1883, the L.M.A. successfully raised the funds for the creation and installation of what is known as the "Recumbent Lee" statue,...
Dates: 1870 - 1921