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Ludwell Lee Montague letters

Identifier: MS-0446
The collection consists primarily of transcriptions of Montague's outgoing correspondence, 1924-1956, which were compiled and edited by two of his daughters. The Letters are arranged chronologically and the editors have included explanatory notes, photographs, and other relevant supplementary material. The bulk of the letters date from his student years at VMI, and they provide a detailed view of cadet life during the 1920s. Also included are letters dating from his years in graduate schook, 1928-1934, and miscellaneous other letters from the period 1918-1956.


  • 1924 - 1956


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Biographical / Historical

Ludwell Lee Montague (b. 1907-d. 1972) graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1928. He subsequently earned his PhD in History fom Duke University and served as an Assistant Professor of History at VMI. During World War II he served on the War Department General Staff his post-war career was spent at the Central Intelligence Agency.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450