A Guide to the Robert E. Lee Collection 1866-1870 Lee, Robert E. Collection Ms2002-044

A Guide to the Robert E. Lee Collection 1866-1870

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2002-044


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Funding: Web version of the finding aid funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Processed by: Sara Eye, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Collection number
Ms2002-044
Title
Robert E. Lee Collection 1866-1870
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft.; 1 framed letter, 1 portrait, 2 photographs
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Robert E. Lee Collection must be obtained from the Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Robert E. Lee Collection, Ms2002-044 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Alternative Form

The Special Collections Imagebasecontains digital images of the materials in the collection.


Biographical/Historical Information

After the Civil War, Robert E. Lee was president of Washington College (presently Washington & Lee University) in Lexington Virginia.

Scope and Content Information

The Robert E. Lee Collection is comprised of one personal letter, one portrait, and two reproduced photographs. The letter is from Lee to Reverend W.H. Braddus of Lexington, Virginia, regarding Lee's check for $30.00 which he wants Braddus to accept as payment of tuition for a member of Lexington's Craig family.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged according to format.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Lee, Boert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1970
  • Reverend W. H. Braddus
  • Family Names:

  • Craig family
  • Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Contents List

Robert E. Lee Collection 1866, 1870
  • Box 1
    Robert E. Lee Letter 1870
  • Box 1
    Photographs 1866, n.d.
    • Box 1
      Reproduced portrait of Robert E. Lee, photographer and location unspecified. n.d.
    • Box 1
      Portraits by photographer A.H. Plecker of Lynchburg, Virginia 1866

      Lynchburg, VA portrait of Lee with steed Traveler.
      Rockbridge Baths, VA portrait of Lee on steed Traveler.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Lee, Boert E., (Robert Edward), 1807-1970
  • Reverend W. H. Braddus