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Board of Visitors Appointment Documents

Identifier: RG-01-Appointments
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



7 items

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.

Physical Location

Archives stacks, Record Group 01, Board of Visitors

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450