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Henry A. Wise Papers

Identifier: MS-0123
Personal papers of Henry A. Wise, including general correspondence, family correspondence, subject files, and materials relating to the publication of his book, Drawing Out the Man: The VMI story. Inventory available.


  • 1894 - 1982


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Open to researchers.
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6 cubic feet (11 boxes and oversized items)

Biographical / Historical

Henry A. Wise, b. 1906, Watertown, NY; VMI Class of 1927; lawyer, Watertown; Capt. U. S. Army during World War II; New York state legislator; author of the VMI history"Drawing Out the Man"; d. 1982, Lexington, VA.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks; and Oversized case 2

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450