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Benjamin Huger, Jr. incoming correspondence

Identifier: MS-0515
Letters received by Benjamin Huger, Jr., VMI Class of 1934, primarily from female friends attending other schools. The bulk were received while he was a cadet. Represented schools include Duke University (Womens College) and St. Annes secondary school in Charlottesville, VA. Topics are largely personal and social, with references to events and life at the various schools, popular culture, and current events. represented.


  • 1931 - 1938

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Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Huger, Jr., of Lexington, VA, was a member of the VMI Class of 1934. He was a descendant of VMI's second Superintendent, Scott Shipp. He was the owner of a family wholesale business in Lexington and a World War II veteran. He died in 1988.

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Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450