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Regulations of the Virginia Military Institute

Identifier: RG-06-Publications-Regulations
The Regulations detail rules for the operation of the Institute and for all aspects of cadet life. They were first published in 1839, and throughout the 19th through mid-20th centuries they were updated every few years. In the modern era, cadet regulations are published yearly and are familiarly know as the Blue Book.

The collection includes a copy of the 1839 Regulations signed by Joseph W. Bell, Class of 1842.


  • 1839 - ongoing


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions. The Virginia Military Institute Archives should be cited as the source.


4 cubic feet