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Scope and Contents This collection contains chiefly correspondence with Washington and Lee University and United Daughters of the Confederacy officials, resolutions, and reports relating to her participation in the controversy over W&L President Henry Louis Smith's proposed renovation and expansion of the Lee Chapel. Also includes correspondence and clippings relating to fund-raising for the Stratford Hall restoration. Correspondents include members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Washington and...
Dates: Inclusive 1920-1948
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
Scope and Contents Two weeks after the death of Washington College President Robert E. Lee, Professor J.J. White acknowledges receipt of James Chesnut's submission to the Camden Journal of his recollections of Robert E. Lee. J.J. White also describes a newly formed Soldier's Association with the purpose of memorializing Robert E. Lee. White mentions that Mrs. Lee has said she will provide a design for the tomb. Enclosed in the letter are pressed flowers from Robert E. Lee's funeral bier,...
Content Description Four photographs related to Mary Randolph Custis Lee. This group compiled by Washington and Lee includes two images of an early portrait of Mrs. Lee, a modern photograph of Mrs. Lee's soaking chair that was designed for her at the Warm Springs in Bath County, Va., and a modern photograph of a child's doll that was likely in the Lee family. The images of the Lee portrait are 20th century photographic prints of glass plate negatives of the portraits made by Michael Miley of Lexington, Va. in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1885 - 1995
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a copy of a photograph of Annfield, the birthplace of Mrs. Robert E. Lee, in Clark County, Virginia.
Dates: 1940 - 1950
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 5
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...
Dates: Letter; Majority of material found within Photograph
- Names: Lee, Mary Randolph Custis X