Papers, 1921-1951.


Wayland, John Walter, 1872-1962. Papers, 1921-1951.

Papers, 1921-1951.

Collection consists of correspondence sent and received by Wayland while collecting information concerning Robert E. Lee, his family, and relatives. Included are about 40 pictures, showing many old landmarks and several made of Gen. Lee with Traveller.

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Wayland, John Walter, 1872-1962 (person)

Harrisonburg, Va. writer. From the description of Papers, 1921-1951. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39100617 Professor of History at Madison College, Harrisonburg, Va. From the description of Correspondence with Harry Clemons, 1954. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48583243 From the description of John Wayland correspondence with Harry Clemons [manuscript], 1954. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647915519 ...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 (person)

Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...