Virginia Military Institute. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box: 04, Media Case/Sleeve: 146
Scope and Contents Transcript of interview with VMI alumnus and retired faculty members/administrator Gen. James M. Morgan, Jr., Class of 1945. The interview was conducted in 2006 by James Dittrich, VMI Class of 1976. It covers General Morgan's years during World War II at VMI and in the Army Enlisted Reserve Corps (ERC); recollections about graduate school work; and his early teaching career at VMI. The bulk of the discussion covers the years 1941-1957.
Scope and Contents 2 volumes of testimonial letters from Mann's former students at VMI, presented to him when he retired from the Engineering Department in 1967; Board of Visitors resolution, 1967; misc., oversized items, including his graduate school diploma from MIT.
Scope and Contents The papers consist of Thomas H. Williamson's Civil War memoirs, in which he discusses the events that took place during his temporary assignment to the command of Major General Thomas J. (Stonewall) beginning in April 1862; lecture notes (1850's) used in teaching his engineering and architecture courses at the Virginia Military Institute; 2 copies of the textbook written by Williamson for use at VMI, An Elementary Course of Architecture and Civil Engineering;...