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John D. deButts collection

Identifier: MS-0297
The collection ) consists primarily of certificates, honorary degrees, and miscellaneous awards given to Mr. deButts during his business career, most dating date from the 1960's-1985. The collection also includes 19 volumes of deButts' speeches, 1972-1978. Medals, plaques& other related to these papers are located in the VMI Museum.


  • 1932 - 1985


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Manuscript collections in the VMI Archives are made available for educational and research use. The VMI Archives should be cited as the source. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright holders. Materials from our collections may not be redistributed, published or reproduced without permission from the VMI Archives. Contact the VMI Archives for additional information.


4 Linear Feet (4 boxes and oversized)

Biographical / Historical

John Dulany deButts, b. 1915, Greensboro, NC; VMI Class of 1936; Chairman of the Board, AT&T; d. 1986, Winchester, 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