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Albert D. Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0198
Scope and Contents Paper of Albert D. Davis, including diary, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous correspondence and certificates. The diary (1930-1934, 2 volumes), correspondence (1930, 6 items), and one scrapbook (1930-1935) date from his VMI cadetship; the scrapbook includes photographs, dance programs, and other VMI mementos. Three other scrapbooks date from his tour of duty in Korea, 1951-1952, and contain clippings, military documents, and photographs. Some items date from when he was assigned to...

Cadet life collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0255
Scope and Contents A collection of miscellaneous documents from various eras in VMI's history, reflecting the humourous side of cadet life. Includes 3 small (3.5 x 5") watercolor sketches, depicting firecracker prank & results, ca. 1920; a list entitled "Graduated scale of beauty in Lexington" 1856; notice about the VPI football game posted on a barracks room, 1937.

Clement M. Moss Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0458
Scope and Contents Scrapbook compiled by Cadet Clement M. Moss (born 1902, died 1970), Virginia Military Institute Class of 1921, covering the period 1919-1921. Included are snapshots, dance programs, clippings, drawings, and other VMI memorabilia. Topics of the photographs include his classmates and friends, cadet life, athletics, and VMI buildings.

Conway Howard scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0121
Scope and Contents Two scrapbooks, 1896-1900, compiled by Cadet Conway Howard. Contents include VMI memorabilia, clippings, photographs illustrating cadet life, programs and other items pertaining to athletic events. The scrapbooks provide excellent documentation of cadet life for the period.

Eli B. Springs Scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: MS-0131
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet Eli B. Springs. Includes clippings, programs, invitations, and other memorabilia from the academic years 1911-1912 and 1912-1913.

Also one scrapbook page (fragment) dating from Springs's service in France during World War I. Includes an armed forces "newspaper" called The Route Step (vol. 1 no. 1), dated July 15, 1918, "somewhere in France"; ticket stubs for military travel, and clippings.

Francis G. Boehm VMI Lacrosse Team History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0294
Contents Note The collection consists of one ring binder scrapbook containing clippings, correspondence, and programs related to the establishment of the first varsity lacrosse team at VMI, 1948-1950; 9 photographs of the team and team members. The items were donated by team member Francis (Frank) L. Boehm, VMI Class of 1950B. The collection also contains miscellaneous related correspondence [5 items] donated by Walter L. Richards, VMI Class of 1941.

Franklin H. Dewey Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0463
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet Franklin H. Dewey, Class of 1929, covering the period 1926-1929. It contains candid photographs of cadet life in the 1920's, classmates, buildings, athletics; and memorabilia such as programs, clippings, and misc. documents.

Frederick M. Moyer scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: MS-0138
Scope and Contents Scrapbook compiled by Cadet Frederick M. Moyer, containing clippings, photographs, letters and other mementos, most concerning his VMI wrestling career.

George L. H. Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0197
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 2 items. 1. VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet George Cooper. Included are photographs, athletic and dance programs, clippings, and other mementos collected by Cooper during his cadetship, 1928-1932. 2. Typescript memoirs, approximately 325 pages, detailing Cooper's Marine Corps Service in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He served with the 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, 2d Marine Division.

George S. Plants collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0029
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four items relating primarily to the Virginia Military Institute cadetship (1904-1906) of George Sands Plants. Included are Plants's cadet account book, listing VMI expenses 1904-1906; a notebook containing popular VMI football yells, circa 1905; one letter (May 14, 1905) from Plants to his parents concerning the Mess Hall fire and mentioning the upcoming New Market Day ceremony; and one letter from Plants's classmate Jesse P. Jarvis, dated July 1909.

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1 Austin, Samuel L. (Samuel Lord), 1898-1987
1 Bagby, Pleasant H. (Pleasant Harwood), 1910-
1 Bell, James N. (James Nichol), 1904-1977
1 Bolling, Robert W. (Robert William), 1899-1969
1 Bond, Robert N., 1899-1924
1 Bundy, Richard J., 1899-1958
1 Carter, Spencer L. (Spencer Leslie), 1873-1950
1 Cooper, George L. H. (George Lawrence Hawkins), 1911-1984
1 Coxe, Simeon O., 1910-1999
1 Davis, Albert D. (Albert Daniel), 1913-1992
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1 Davis, Thomas W.
1 Dewey, Franklin H. (Franklin Haylander), 1908-1986
1 Doty, Mark H. (Mark Hanahan), 1902-1968
1 East, J. Frank (John Franklin), 1901-1979
1 Garbutt, William A., 1909-1998
2 Gibbs, Nellie Tracy, 1868-1948
1 Gulf Coast Military Academy
1 Guthrie, James B., 1907-1984
1 Hammond, Gordon, 1897-1953
1 Hankins, James D. (James DeWitt), 1902-1978
1 Hopkins, William A. (William Addison), 1903-1971
1 Howard, Conway R. (Conway Robinson), 1881-1936
1 Jackson, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Chamberlayne), 1900-1972
1 Jarvis, Jesse P. (Jesse Pitts), 1887-1942
1 Jones, Reverdy H., 1913-1980
1 Meriwether, Willis J.
1 Milton, William H. (William Hammond), 1900-1984
1 Morton, Theodore F. (Theodore Feild), 1899-1978
1 Moss, Clement M. (Clement Murphy), 1902-1970
1 Moyer, Frederick M. (Frederick Madison), 1923-1974
1 Munce, Marshall G. (Marshall Gilliam), 1896-1977
1 Nelson, Nathan H. (Nathan Henry), 1902-1972
1 Nixon, Thomas S. (Thomas Scott), 1901-1980
1 Nottingham, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob), 1864-1953
1 Pates, Bruce A., III
1 Payne, John B., 1899-1986
1 Plants, George S. (George Sands), 1885-1971
1 Purdie, Kenneth S. (Kenneth Sinclair), 1892-1983
1 Rice, Hugh B. (Hugh Banker), 1900-1977
1 Richards, Walter L. (Walter Leland), 1919-
1 Smith, Philip, 1893-1948
1 Smith, Sara Henderson, 1812-1884
1 Springs, Eli B. (Eli Baxter), 1894-1977
1 Stewart, Henry M. (Henry Montgomery), 1911-1988
1 Townes, John E., 1886-1970
1 Virginia Military Institute. Department of History
1 Virginia Military Institute. Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
2 Virginia Military Institute. Office of Communications and Marketing
1 Wallace, Robert L. (Robert Lucius), 1902-1988
1 Watson, William H. (William Henry), 1907-1974
1 Williamson, Henry Watson, 1823-1884
1 Woodward, Richard R. (Richard Rawles), 1905-1982
1 von Schilling, Leopold M. (Leopold Marshall), 1905-1981
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