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Subject Source: Fast

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Augustus Machim Garber to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-17

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 60
Scope and Contents

This letter by Augustus Machim Garber is addressed to Robert E. Lee. He writes that he has sent catalogues of Washington College to his uncle. However, his uncle would like information on fees and payment to the school. Garber also mentions sculptor William Rudolph O'Donovan and shares that the scultpor, with approval from Lee, will continue workingon a bust of Stonwall Jackson.

Originally included with this letter was a photograph of O'Donovan's bust of Stonewall Jackson.

Dates: 1866-05-17

Collection about "Old George" Statue

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0389
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondences and articles about the statue "Old George," particularly regarding the restoration of the statue and its historiocity.

Dates: Not yet determined

Edward Virginius Valentine Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0300
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.

Dates: 1922

Lee Monument Association Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0532
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a copy of 'Organization of the Lee Monument Association, and the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia, Richmond, Va., Nov. 3rd and 4th, 1870'. A second copy is cataloged under E547 .L47 in Special Collections Rare. The printed invitation to the unveiling of the Robert E. Lee statue on May 29, 1890 in Richmond, VA is also included, in two pieces.

Dates: Inclusive 1870, 1890