Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Couper, Wm. (William), b. 1884


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

William Couper Business Office Subject Files, bulk 1890-1959

Scope and Contents The bulk of these files originated (although some were added to later) during William Couper's tenure as VMI Business Executive & Historiographer (1925-1954). Most of them have nothing to do with Business Office operations. Many relate to VMI historical matters (19th and 20th century) of interest to Couper. In some cases, they are the only or best source of information for specific VMI historical topics, particularly "minor" or obscure ones. They should be retained permanently.

William Couper papers

Identifier: MS-0053
Scope and Contents This collection documents a portion of the life and career of William Couper, a man notable for his research and publications about the history of VMI, Lexington, Rockbridge County, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia history and genealogy, Stonewall Jackson, and Claudius Crozet.A significant portion of the papers consist of publication manuscripts, notes, and other material related to Couper's major historical research projects (many of which were published). These include the...