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Cadet drawings, class assignments and exercises

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0203
Scope and Contents A collection of 19th century cadet drawings (approximately 200 items) completed primarily as assignments for Professor Thomas H. Williamson's architecture, engineering, and drawing courses at the Virginia Military Institute. A few of the drawings were completed for a geometry course and other mathematics courses, or were not class assignments.Some of the geometry drawings are signed by the supervising professors, including e.g. Superintendent Francis H. Smith, who also...

Commandant of Cadets Historical Records

 Series
Identifier: RG-10-Commandant-Historical
Scope and Contents Bound and unbound historical records documenting the operation of the Commandant's office and of the Corps of Cadets. The earliest examples date from 1839, the first year of the Institute. Items include: guard records, morning reports, demerit books, inspection books, permit books, muster rolls, record of events, penalty tour and confinement records, Commandant orders and memoranda, World War I Training Camp (1917-1918), ordnance stores (1858, 1861), George C. Marshall signed amnesty...

Frederick T. Amiss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0479
Scope and Contents The collection contains one letter from Cadet Frederick T. Amiss (Class of 1886) to his father, dated December 14, 1884. Amiss describes in detail the confrontation between cadets and Commandant Scott Shipp regarding an investigation into an explosion of the VMI magazine. Also included are three photographs of Amiss, which are all viewable online in the VMI Archives photographs database.

Marshall McDonald papers

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Identifier: MS-0169
Scope and Contents Papers, approximately 90 items, of Marshall McDonald. The papers include primarily incoming and some outgoing correspondence, 1861-1892; notes; scientific reports; and miscellaneous documents. Among the correspondents are several VMI alumni and faculty members, including Scott Shipp, Francis H. Smith, Edward Cunningham, Wilfred E. Cutshaw, John W. Lyell, James H. Morrison, Mark B. Hardin, and Daniel W. Flowerree; and several Civil War officers including Gen. Dabney H. Maury and Hunter McGuire....

Miscellaneous correspondence files, Superintendent's office

 Series
Identifier: RG-02-Correspondence-Misc
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1840-1918, originating in the Superintendent's office, unrelated to any other records series. Primarily about purchases and business transactions, and miscellaneous file.

New Market Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0002
Scope and Contents The New Market Collection consists primarily of reminiscences of the Battle of New Market Virginia (May 15, 1864) written by participants and other witnesses between 1894-1915. Written in response to specific inquiries and questionnaires, these memoirs were collected by various groups and individuals, including the VMI Alumni Association, author/historian Edward R. Turner, Henry A. Wise (VMI Class of 1862 and battle veteran) and Benjamin A. Colonna (VMI Class of 1864 and battle veteran). In...

Office of the Superintendent, administrative subject files

 Series
Identifier: RG-02-Subject Files-Administrative
Scope and Contents Historically significant subject files spanning the administrations of multiple Superintendents. These topical files cover various historical eras; topics include areas such as planning, programs, and events.

Records of Superintendent Scott Shipp, 1890-1907

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Identifier: RG-02-02-ShippS
Scope and Contents Official records of the Scott Shipp administration, including correspondence, annual reports, and related papers/records for the period 1890-1907.

Richard T. Goodwyn collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0210
Scope and Contents The collection contains 18 pencil and ink drawings by VMI Cadet Richard T. Goodwyn; and one letter (1896 March 28) from VMI Superintendent Scott Shipp to Goodwyn.

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