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Couper, Wm. (William), b. 1884

 Person

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Historical Post Housing Assignments compiled by William Couper, 1951

 File
Scope and Contents Document compiled by then Business Executive William Couper listing residents of VMI owned housing from 1839 through 1951. This is the only known historical list which containing residence assignment information for the 19th and early 20th centuries.

John L. Couper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0486
Scope and Contents The papers consist of correspondence (to parents and other family) and two photograph albums documenting service during World War II; the bulk is dated 1942-1946. The letters cover a wide range of topics, including training in Great Britain, field hospital operations in Europe, and comments about daily aspects of war. The photographs document the unit's movements, staff, and activities in England, France and Belgium. In addition, the papers include a photograph album (1936-1937) dating from his...

Ledgers for Post Construction Projects, 1934-1964

 Item
Scope and Contents Volume 1 includes ledgers for 1934 Public Works Administration (PWA) construction projects involving the Military Store, Maury-Brooke Hall, the Utilities Building, and the Mess Hall. It also includes ledgers for 1936 PWA construction projects involving the swimming pool and the Barracks.Volume 2 includes ledgers for 1938-1939 PWA construction projects involving Preston Library and the Stables. It also includes ledgers for construction projects involving West Barracks (1948),...

Letter from William Couper to Augustus T. Lewis, 1938 August 17

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll23/id/232

Letter from William Couper to Augustus T. Lewis, 1938 August 26

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll23/id/243

Letter from William Couper to Augustus T. Lewis, 1938 August 29

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll23/id/234

Letter from William Couper to Augustus T. Lewis, 1938 September 1

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll23/id/244

PWA (Public Works Administration) Construction Project Records, 1933 - 1940

 Series
Scope and Contents Files relating to various depression era building projects funded by the federal government - Public Works Administration (PWA). Buildings include: Mess Hall; Maury-Brooke; Swimming Pool; Barracks; Preston Library; Stables. Also includes William Couper's Construction Diaries for building of the Mess Hall, the Military Store and Barracks in 1936.

Robert A. Lewis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0542
Content Description Two files of personal correspondence, report cards, and miscellaneous records associated with Robert A. Lewis, VMI Class of 1942. The records span between 1938 to 1944.

A bulk of the correspondence consists of letters from Lewis to his parents during his time at VMI.

Virginia Military Institute Financial and Business Records, Historical

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG-04-Historical
Scope and Contents Includes Ledgers, vouchers, accounts, correspondence, and other financial records dating from the opening days of the Institute through the early 20th century. These records are a good source of information for tracing early purchases of goods and services; local Lexington and Rockbridge County businesses/artisans/craftsmen appear in vouchers. Also contains subject files maintained by COL William Couper, who served as VMI Business Executive from the 1920's-the 1950's. These files,...