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Memorials

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Grace Memorial Church Records

 Collection
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

Letter from James Jones White to James Chesnut

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0529
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,...
Dates: 1870-10-26

Maryland Historical Society statement of appreciation for John H. Latane

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0507
Scope and Contents Statement of appreciation for the life of John Holladay Latane adopted by the Maryland Historical Society, of which he was a member. Statement includes biographical information about his life. A copy of the statement was sent to each of the schools where he attended and taught. It is signed by the historical society's secretary, James E. [Haucoch].
Dates: After January 4, 1932

NAACP Meeting in Roanoke, 1975-09-27

 File — Box 1: [0000005317], Folder: 16
Scope and Contents This file consists of a program from the NCAAP meeting where a memorial for Eliza Walker was held in Roanoke, Va., and program notes about Eliza Walker. From Alex Wood's notebook (Box 1, Folder 0) - Honored in Roanoke, Va. - Pioneer in Civil Rights."
Dates: 1975-09-27

United Daughters of the Confederacy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0204
Scope and Contents Consists of miscellaneous correspondence related to the Lee Memorial Fund at Washington and Lee University in 1921. Includes newspaper clippings and pamphlets concerning the Confederacy, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and primarily, the passing of a resolution naming Lincoln's birthday as a national holiday. Also includes correspondence with Douglas Southall Freeman and others.
Dates: Inclusive 1920-1939