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Eli B. Springs Scrapbook Edit


MS 0131


  • 1911 – 1913 (Creation)
  • 1918 (Creation)


  • 1 items (Whole)


  • Preferred Citation

    Eli B. Springs scrapbook. Manuscript # 0131, Virginia Military Institute Archives

  • Biographical / Historical

    Eli Baxter Springs, b. 1894, Ft. Mill, SC; VMI Class of 1915; 2nd Lt., Army Air Service, 1917-1919; businessman and stockbroker in Charlotte, NC; d. 1977, Charlotte, NC.

  • Scope and Contents

    VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet Eli B. Springs. Includes clippings, programs, invitations, and other memorabilia from the academic years 1911-1912 and 1912-1913.

    Also one scrapbook page (fragment) dating from Springs's service in France during World War I. Includes an armed forces "newspaper" called The Route Step (vol. 1 no. 1), dated July 15, 1918, "somewhere in France"; ticket stubs for military travel, and clippings.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    There are no restrictions.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Manuscript collections in the VMI Archives are made available for educational and research use. The VMI Archives should be cited as the source. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright holders. Materials from our collections may not be redistributed, published or reproduced without permission from the VMI Archives. Contact the VMI Archives for additional information.

  • Related Materials

    Eli B. Springs Cadet Photograph Album. Photo # 0003100


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