The Resource Lee family papers, (microform)

Lee family papers, (microform)

Label
Lee family papers, 1722-1892
Title
Lee family papers
Inclusive dates
1722-1892
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Papers, 1722-1892, chiefly correspondence, of four generations of the Lee family
  • Correspondence, 1765-1780, of Richard Henry, William, Francis Lightfoot, and Arthur Lee discusses political and diplomatic events leading to the American Revolution, including William Lee's accouts of the debates in London, and family and business affairs, including family's tobacco trade, plantations and estates as well as Arthur Lee's European travels
  • Correspondence of Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee covers the Continental Army and campaigns and battles of the Revolutionary War, particularly the Southern campaign of Nathanael Greene. Some pieces relate to Henry Lee's service as Governor of Virginia (1793-1795), his work on the Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department of the United States (1812), and his debts. Correspondents include Nathanael Greene, Otho Holland Williams, John Laurens, Thomas Brown, and William Richardson Davie
  • Correspondence and documents of Robert E. Lee and his son George Washington Custis Lee deal with their Civil War careers and presidencies of Washington and Lee University. Also included are materials concerning Lee family history
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Biographical or historical data
The Lee family of Virginia included many prominent politicians, diplomats, and soldiers, including Richard Henry Lee (1732-1794), Francis Lightfoot Lee (1734-1797), William Lee (1739-1795), Arthur Lee (1740-1792), Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee (1756-1818), and General Robert E. Lee (1807-1870).
Cataloging source
Vi
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
Lee family papers, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
2
Generation
service copy
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001503693
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reels.

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