Lee, Robert E. Collection

A Guide to the Robert E. Lee Collection 1866-1870 Ms.2002.044


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Jennifer Gunter

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2002.044
Title
Robert E. Lee Collection1866-1870
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Alternative Form

The Special Collections Imagebase contains digital images of the materials in the collection.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Robert E. Lee Collection, Ms2002-044, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.


Biographical Note

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

Scope and Contents

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Braddus, W. H., Reverend
  • Civil War
  • Craig family (Lexington, Va.)
  • Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Robert E. Lee Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Braddus, W. H., Reverend
  • Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870

Container 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
      Scope and Contents note

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