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VMI at War Project collection

 Collection — Box: MS0532
Identifier: MS-0532
This collection contains autobiographical and biographical information about military service from alumni veterans of World War II through the first Gulf War. The alumni responses range in length from short summaries to longer narrative descriptions detailing service. Some files contain related photographs and/or documents.


  • Majority of material found within 1941 - 1995


Conditions Governing Access

The bulk of the collection is open to research. Some individual files are currently closed per donor stipulation.

Conditions Governing Use

Contact the Archives staff for additional information about using and accessing material in this collection.


5.5 cubic feet (5 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Under the auspices of the Alumni Association, alumnus Albert Z. Conner, Jr. (Class of 1966) solicited information from alumni about their service in the military. He called this effort the VMI at War Project. Conner compiled the submitted documents and subsequently donated the collection to the VMI Archives.


This collection is arranged chronologically by VMI Class, then alphabetically within each Class.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks


Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450