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Frank McCarthy Collection

Identifier: MS-0350
A collection of miscellaneous materials from the life of Frank McCarthy, consisting of 7 notebooks containing clippings of articles written by McCarthy during his VMI cadetship and during the two years after graduation; script for the newsreel "West Point of the South" (1936); and items from the production of the movie "Patton" (1970), which McCarthy produced.


  • 1929 - 1970


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.


0.5 Linear Feet (approximately 50 items)

Biographical / Historical

Frank McCarthy, b. 1912, Richmond, VA; VMI Class of 1933; War Dept. General Staff & Secretary to Gen. George C. Marshall; BG U.S. Army Reserve; producer of movie "Patton"; d. 1986, California.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450