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Smith, Sara Henderson, 1812-1884

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1812 - 1884

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook, 1849-1851

 Item
Scope and Contents The notebook includes: Accounts of Corps of Cadets trips to Richmond, Petersburg, Norfolk and Rockbridge Alum Springs, Virginia Cadet poetry and essays Poetry by Sara Henderson Smith Addresses delivered before the Cadet Dialectic Society (a literary and debating society) Discussion of exams (1851) in English and natural philosophy Account of "An Oyster Supper---A Frolic After Taps" Account of "our last bible...

Philip C. Gibbs notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0106
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one notebook (approximately 145 pages) reflecting cadet life from 1848 to 1851. The notebook includes: Accounts of Corps of Cadets trips to Richmond, Petersburg, Norfolk and Rockbridge Alum Springs, Virginia Cadet poetry and essays Poetry by Sara Henderson Smith Addresses delivered before the Cadet Dialectic Society (a literary and debating society) Discussion of exams (1851) in English and natural...

William J. Hubard notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0014
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a one volume notebook compiled in 1862 by VMI cadet William J. Hubard. The bulk of the volume contains poetry and mementos. There are also two diary entries. The poetry includes The Six Plebes and The Old Gray Coat by Sara Henderson Smith, and several poems attributed to cadets Edward A. Rhodes, John F. Hanna, and Benjamin F. Bishop. Subjects of the verses are VMI life and regulations, including many references to faculty members (Francis H. Smith, Raleigh Colston,...