Grace Memorial Church RecordsWLU.Coll.0367

Grace Memorial Church RecordsWLU.Coll.0367


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Repository
Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives
Identification
WLU.Coll.0367
Title
Grace Memorial Church Records1884
Quantity
1 Item
Creator
Grace Memorial Church (Lexington, Va.)
Language
English .

Administrative Information

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Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (Oct. 21, 2009)


Biographical / Historical

Grace Memorial Church was an Episcopal church in Lexington, Virginia that was renamed as the Robert E. Lee Memorial Church in 1903.

Scope and Contents

This collection is the minutes of a February 4, 1884 committee meeting at the church describing the funeral of former Virginia governor John Letcher (1813-1884) the week before, and the decision to name a group consisting of Lexington, Virginia notables to write a sketch of Governor Letcher's life. This group included G. W. C. Lee, Francis H. Smith, J. T. Preston, A. T. Barclay, and Col. Edmund Pendleton.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Barclay, Ted, II (Alexander Tedford)
  • Church history
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Lee, George Washington Custis
  • Letcher, John
  • Memorials
  • Pendleton, Edmund, Colonel
  • Preston, John Thomas Lewis
  • Records
  • Smith, Francis H., Colonel (Francis Henney)
  • Virginia -- Lexington

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Barclay, Ted, II (Alexander Tedford)
  • Lee, George Washington Custis
  • Letcher, John
  • Pendleton, Edmund, Colonel
  • Preston, John Thomas Lewis
  • Smith, Francis H., Colonel (Francis Henney)