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Virginia Military Institute. Library


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Francis H. Smith Circular Letter Soliciting Items to Establish a Museum at VMI

Identifier: RG-02-Outgoing-18450227
Scope and Contents Virginia Military Institute printed circular, signed in ink by Superintendent Francis H. Smith, petitioning alumni for donations of "Curiousities, both literary and natural" to help establish a Museum at VMI. This examples is dated February 27, 1845, and addressed to William S. Beale, a member of the Class of 1843.

Also mentions addition to Barracks, new Gun House, Society of Cadets Hall, and Library.

Preston Library renovation move [dvd], 1994 - 1995

 Item — Box: 04, Media Case/Sleeve: 235
Identifier: DVD235
Scope and Contents In December 1994 Preston Library collections and staff moved out the building while it was being renovated. The project was completed in the Spring of 1996. During this time the bulk of the books were stored in a local unoccupied building (known as "the Roses building" after a department store that once occupied it); other storage locations were Cocke Hall, Smith Hall, and misc. other local locations. Library reference and circulation services were provided out of old Lejeune Hall (which was...