Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 14
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Anderson and Alexander families including correspondence dealing with legal business, family matters, and Lexington, Virginia affairs. Consists largely of the family correspondence of William Alexander Anderson, Francis T. Anderson, and Mary Anne Alexander Anderson; includes letters to and from Virginia Governor John Letcher, and two letters from Mildred Lee, daughter of Robert E. Lee. Other correspondents include William A. Glasgow, George Hutcheson...
Dates: 1755 - 1958
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 contains records (copies of clippings and Lee family correspondence, photographs of Lee Chapel) pertaining to the re-interment of Anne Carter Lee (Annie) in Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia on September 29, 1994 from Warren County, North Carolina.
Content Description Carte de Visite (cdv) photograph of Lee Chapel on the campus of Washington and Lee University by photographer Michael Miley, c. 1870 - 1874.
Dates: c. 1870 - 1875
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles on John Elrod's inauguration as president of Washington and Lee University; articles on his death; a program from the Service of Witness to the Resurrection and in Celebration of the Life of John William Elrod in Lee Chapel on July 19, 2001; a program from In Memoriam John William Elrod in Lee Chapel on September 13, 2001; and a letter from his wife, Mimi Elrod, to the Leyburn Library staff dated August 10, 2001 thanking them for their words of sympathy,...
Dates: 1995 - 2001
Scope and Contents This collection ncludes correspondence with various Washington and Lee University officials (Sessoms, Hotchkiss, Parsons and Wilson); other alumni concerning Washington and Lee University Admissions, athletics, fund raising, college history, the Washington Society, the 250th observance at Washington and Lee University; the minutes of the Alumni Board of Directors; course book from 1998 alumni college titled Older than America: an oral history of Washington and Lee.
Dates: Inclusive 1974-1998
Scope and Contents This typescript signed letter from Edward Virginius Valentine to Mrs. R. L. Walton on November 28, 1922 concerns the personal contacts he had with Robert E. Lee and sculptures he made, including the recumbent statue of Lee in Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University.
Scope and Contents Announcement for the upcoming events at Lee Chapel held during the Episcopal Preaching Mission sponsored by the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia. The events took place at 8 pm on October 30-November 4, but the year is unknown.
Dates: Majority of material found within Undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes 20 speeches and copies of letters and papers collected on R. E. Lee's administration of Washington College, 1865-1870.
Dates: Inclusive 1865-1933
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Content Description An undated typescript copy of a two page letter written by Reverend Jonathan W. Harpine to the editor of an unknown newpaper, perhaps the Lexington (Va.) News Gazette, opposing the proposed plan to rebuild the Lee Chapel on the campus of Washington and Lee University. The letter likely dates to 1920s during the tenure of Washington and Lee University president Henry Louis Smith who, along with the national chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC), was a proponent of the project....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1929
- Names: Lee Chapel (Washington and Lee University) X
- Correspondence 6
- College presidents 2
- Fund raising 2
- Photographs 2
- Virginia -- Lexington 2
- Alumni and alumnae 1
- Art 1
- Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction 1
- Cakewalk (Dance) 1
- Class reunions 1
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
- Coeducation 1
- College sports 1
- Courthouses 1
- Courtship 1
- Death and burial of a person 1
- Deeds 1
- Diaries 1
- Education -- Curricula 1
- Evangelistic invitations 1
- Evangelistic sermons 1
- Fraternal organizations 1
- Geology 1
- Hazing 1
- Hiking 1
- Iron-works 1
- Lawyers 1
- Legal documents 1
- Memorial service 1
- North Carolina--Asheville 1
- Obituaries 1
- Oral history 1
- Political parties 1
- Preaching 1
- Research 1
- Retired military personnel 1
- Revolution (Texas : 1835-1836) 1
- Rowing 1
- Southampton Insurrection (1831) 1
- Speeches, addresses, etc., American 1
- Statues 1
- Texas 1
- Traveller (Horse) 1
- United States -- Shenandoah River Valley 1
- Virginia -- Botetourt County 1
- Virginia -- House Mountain 1
- Virginia -- Lover's Leap 1
- Virginia -- Rockbridge County 1
- Washington and Lee University 1
- Washington and Lee University. 250th celebration 1
- Wills 1 ∧ less