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Benjamin West Clinedinst papers

Identifier: MS-0242
Correspondence, 1905-1931, between artist Benjamin West Clinedinst and various members of the Virginia Military Institute administration and Alumni Association. Much of it concerns Clinedinst's New Market Battle painting, which was unveiled at VMI in 1914 and hangs in VMI's Jackson Memorial Hall. The papers also include a subject file concerning the artist's painting of post-Civil War VMI faculty.


  • 1905 - 1931


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0.25 Linear Feet (ca. 60 items in three folders)

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin West Clinedinst, b. 1859, Woodstock, VA; Class of 1880; artist; d. 1931, Pawling, NY.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450