Board of Visitors Appointment Documents
This file includes the following documents: Manuscript, appointment of the first VMI Board, 1839; James McDowell appointment, 1839; Alfred Leyburn, 1843; William B. Taliaferro, 1852; Arthur C. Cummings, 1866; Martin B. Wood, 1882; Alexander F. (Alex) Ryland
- 1839 - 1930
- Virginia Military Institute. Board of Visitors (Organization)
Biographical / Historical
The Board of Visitors is the governing body of the Virginia Military Institute. The first meeting was held in May 1839, several months before the first cadets matriculated.
Archives stacks, Record Group 01, Board of Visitors