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Virginia Military Institute. Museum


Found in 2 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.

Letter, Mrs. William A. Anderson to Sydney B. Williamson, 1926 Feb 26

Scope and Contents Letter concerning history of the quilt created by Mary Custis Lee that was donated to the VMI Museum. The quilt itself is located in the VMI Museum collection.