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Franklin Lafayette Riley Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0060
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence connected with the book Gen. Robert E. Lee After Appomattox edited by Dr. Riley; letters from Riley to his wife while he was with the American Expeditionary Force University in France in 1919; other correspondents include Edward Clifford Gordon, Mary Custis Lee and Jo Lane Stern. Also includes letters to his daughter (Frances Riley, later Frances Denton), her Daughters of the American Revolution card, and photographs and...
Dates: Inclusive 1897-1927

Jo Lane Stern Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0047
Scope and Contents

This collection includes social notes written by Lexington, Va. ladies to Stern while he was a student at Washington College. Correspondents include Agnes Lee, Mary Custis Lee, and Mildred Lee.

Dates: Inclusive 1866-1872

Lithograph of Antonio López de Santa Anna

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0362
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a lithograph of Antonio López de Santa Anna, who was the President of Mexico during the Mexican-American War. There is a handwritten note at the bottom which reads "Brought back from Mexico by General Robert E. Lee, when he returned from the War. Presented to the Library of Washington and Lee University by Mary Custis Lee October 25, 1913."

Dates: circa 1847

Mary Custis Lee scrapbooks

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0576
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two souvenir photograph scrapbooks and two botanical specimen scrapbooks compiled by Mary Custis Lee in 1878 and 1882. The photograph scrapbooks contain souvenior images adhered to and described by Lee inside scrapbooks. The photographs are from her travels to Turkey, Greece, Egypt, Sicily, Israel, and Jordan in 1878. The images include people and places. The botanical specimen scrapbooks were compiled during Lee's visit to the British Isles in 1878 and 1882.

Dates: 1878 March-June, 1882

Thomas McAdory Owen Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0093
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1864-1920; Majority of material found within 1912-1920

Washington and Custis Families account book

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0138
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an account book kept by the Washington and Custis families. The account book is stained and faded, having been buried during the American Civil War. It consists of 36 leaves containing George Washington's formal record of the settlement of the Daniel Parke Custis estate and of his guardianship of his stepchildren, John Parke and Martha Parke Custis and are in Washington's handwriting, 1761-1773. It also provides the inventories and proposed division of the Daniel...
Dates: 1757-1773