Robert N. Smith Papers
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
- Smith, Robert N. (Person)
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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.
This collection is open for use but has been minimally processed.
- United States -- Army -- Infantry Division, 63rd
- United States -- Army -- Infantry Regiment, 255th
- Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1940-1949
- Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1950-1959
- Virginia Military Institute -- Scrapbooks
- World War (1939-1945)