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RG/RG 06. Publications and Printed Material

 Record Group Term
Identifier: RG/RG 06

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Regulations of the Virginia Military Institute

 Series
Identifier: RG-06-Publications-Regulations
Scope and Contents The Regulations detail rules for the operation of the Institute and for all aspects of cadet life. They were first published in 1839, and throughout the 19th through mid-20th centuries they were updated every few years. In the modern era, cadet regulations are published yearly and are familiarly know as the Blue Book.

The collection includes a copy of the 1839 Regulations signed by Joseph W. Bell, Class of 1842.

The VMI Cadet Newspaper

 Series
Identifier: RG-06-Publications-Cadet Newspaper
Scope and Contents The Cadet (originally The Keydet), VMI's student newspaper, began weekly publication in the fall of 1907. The collection begins with Volume 1, number 2 - the very first issue is not extant. The newspaper has been published continuously since 1907, except for a three-year gap during and immediately following World War II.