Coxe, Simeon O., 1910-1999
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Simeon O. Coxe collection contains a one volume typewritten transcription of letters written by Cadet Coxe (Virginia Military Institute Class of 1933) to his parents in Richmond, Virginia. The letters cover Coxe's entire cadetship (1929-1933) and contain a detailed record of VMI student life during early 1930's. Topics include daily routines; hazing; financial concerns; academics; athletics; ROTC summer camp at Fort Hoyle, Maryland; and the Ring Figure dance.
File — Box MS0532
Scope and Contents The file includes original documents (declassified 2015) concerning Operation Olympic, part of the planned invasion of Japan in 1945. Included is information about planning for construction projects, primarily air fields.