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Frank E. White Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0330
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 2008

George Washington Custis Lee papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0142
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1875 - 1913

Grace Memorial Church Records

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0367
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1884

Henry A. Ward Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0473
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence between Ward and George Washington Custis Lee during his time as President of Washington and Lee University.
Dates: Inclusive 1875-1878

James Lewis Howe Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0080
Scope and Contents This collection is the papers of James Lewis Howe, professor of chemistry at Washington and Lee University (1894-1938), which include his correspondence concerning the Presbyterian Church and foreign missions, the Washington and Lee University chemistry department, the American Chemical Society and philately. Also included are notes on archival material for and typescript of Annals of Washington and Lee University during the administration of George Washington Custis Lee,...
Dates: Inclusive 1893-1951

Lee-Jackson Foundation Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0170
Scope and Contents This collection consists 115 total items. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee; his wife, Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee; his children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis; and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson military and family circles. Prominent...
Dates: 1847 - 1905; Majority of material found within Bulk dates 1847-1869

Thomas McAdory Owen Papers

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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: Inclusive 1864-1920; Majority of material found within Bulk 1912-1920

William C. Fowler Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0391
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Inclusive 1872-1876

William Taylor Thom Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0048
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Inclusive 1865-1890