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Robert N. Smith Papers

Identifier: MS-0501
Miscellaneous papers of Robert N. Smith, including ca. 10 items (photos, letters, unit newspapers) dating from his service overseas in World War II (Company M, 255th Infantry Regiment, 63rd Division); cadet scrapbook, largely newspaper clippings, dating from return to VMI 1946-1950.


  • 1944 - 1950


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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 cubic feet (collection is stored in one records carton)

Biographical / Historical

Robert N. Smith, b. 1925, attended VMI 1943-1944 then left to serve in army during World War II; returned to VMI after the war, graduating in 1950 (his VMI Class designation is 1947); killed in action in Korea, 1951.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Processing Information

This collection is open for use but has been minimally processed.

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450