Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 87

Alexander Jackson Davis Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0276
Scope and Contents

The Alexander Jackson Davis collection consists of 27 architectural drawings executed for the Virginia Military Institute (Lexington, Virginia) between 1859 and 1870. Included are designs for the VMI Barracks, the Superintendent's residence, and faculty residences. The bulk of the drawings are ink and wash plans.

Alfred Gibbons Letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0119
Scope and Contents Letter from Cadet Alfred R. Gibbons to his father, dated December 22, 1863. Discusses Corps being called out on a march in response to Union Army troop movements; misc. aspects of cadet life.

Andrew C.L. Gatewood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0068
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consist of 28 letters written by Gatewood to his parents and other family members, 1860-1864.Early letters describe life at the Virginia Military Institute (hazing, daily routine, excitement about secession, cadets as drillmasters) and in Lexington, Virginia, just prior to and during early months of the Civil War. Subsequent letters date from his service with the 11th Virginia Cavalry Regiment,Company F, (Bath Squadron), including a letter written after the second Battle...

Annual and special reports of the Superintendent

 Series
Identifier: RG-06-Publications-Reports of the Superintendent
Scope and Contents The annual reports of the Superintendent contain a detailed account of the activities for each academic year. The 19th century through mid-20th century reports are an excellent primary source for exploring the administrative and academic history of the Institute. In addition to annual reports, special reports were occasionally issued to provide details about specific topics; and "semi-annual" reports were published during parts of the 19th century to provide the results of mid-year...

Barton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0020
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the miscellaneous papers of three members of the Barton family who attended the Virginia Military Institute during the mid-19th century. Papers relating to Cadet Charles M. Barton (VMI Class of 1856) include a letter dated September 28, 1855 from Charles to his cousin Joseph M. Barton, in which he complains about VMI life and about his instructor Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (Jackson is described as a "hell of a fool"). Other Charles Barton material is found in a...

Campbell and Varner family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0282
Scope and Contents A collection (1845-1928; bulk dated 1860-1865) of correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous documents of R. Henry Campbell and members of the Varner family of Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia. Includes Civil War letters of soldiers R. Henry Campbell (1861 April-July) and Charles V. Varner (1864, 1865). The letters were written while they were serving with the Rockbridge Rifles (part of the 4th, 5th, and 27th Virginia Infantry regiments at various dates during the war). Significant...

VMI Course Catalogs [catalogue]

 Series
Identifier: RG-06-Publications-Catalogs
Scope and Contents This series contains the official academic catalog of the Virginia Military Institute.

Charles C. Phillips Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0327
Scope and Contents The papers consist of the message book and diary (in one volume) kept by Phillips during the period April 24, 1864 - July 13, 1864. Includes details about Signal Corps activities during this period. Mentions seeing the VMI cadets at Hanover Junction on May 23 (including his brother Samuel Travers Phillips), where they stopped on their way to Richmond after the Battle of New Market on May 15.In addition, the papers include 10 miscellaneous documents dated 1864 - 1865, including...

Charles M. Figgat collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0283
Scope and Contents The collection contains a reward notice distributed after Figgat fled; 10 cancelled checks from local banks, 1870-1871, bearing Figgat's signature; and one petition to the Lexington school trustees endorsing Jacob Fuller for a teaching position, signed by Figgat and other citizens.

Charles P. Dorman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0066
Scope and Contents Papers (approximately 60 items) consist of letters to Dorman in capacity as attorney; documents regarding the settlement of his estate by executor William C. Lewis; contemporary copy of the legislative bill establishing the Virginia Military Institute.

Filtered By

  • Subject: Virginia Military Institute -- History X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Names
1 Amiss, Frederick T., 1866-1942
1 Anderson, Joseph R. (Joseph Reid), 1851-1930
1 Arnold, Laura Ann Jackson, 1826-1911
1 Atwill, Samuel F. (Samuel Francis), 1846-1864
1 Barton Family
1 Barton, Bolling W. (Bolling Walter), 1845-1924
1 Barton, Charles M. (Charles Marshall), 1836-1862
1 Barton, Randolph, 1844-1921
1 Beale, William S. (William Steenbergen)
1 Berkeley, Edmund, 1847-1906
∨ more
1 Blackburn, Tom, 1834-1854
1 Breedlove, James W. (James Winchester), 1843-1889
1 Bunting, Josiah, III, 1939-
1 Campbell family
1 Campbell, R. Henry (Robert Henry)
1 Carrington, Edward C., Jr. (Edward Codrington)
1 Chalmers, William M. (William Murray), 1845-1895
1 Chenoweth, Joseph H. (Joseph Hart), 1837-1862
1 Christian, Julia Jackson
1 Cocke, William H. (William Horner), 1874-1938
2 Couper, Wm. (William), b. 1884
1 Crichton, John A. (John Ashton), 1845-1880
1 Crozet, Claudius, 1790-1864
1 Cunningham, Edward, 1841-1904
1 Cutshaw, Wilfred E. (Wilfred Emory), 1838-1907
1 Damron, Christopher
1 Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892
1 Davis, Thomas D. (Thomas Dixon), 1843-1925
1 Denegre, John, 1844-1871
1 Dorman, Charles P., 1794-1849
1 Downing, Samuel, 1842-1885
1 DuPont, Henry
1 Edmondson, James K., 1832-1898
1 Ezekiel, Moses Jacob, 1844-1917
1 Figgat, Charles M. (Charles Miles), ?-1899
1 Flannagan, William W. (William Walker), 1843-1923
1 Flowerree, Daniel W. (Daniel Walton), 1838-1878
1 Fry, Henry P. (Henry Peck), 1881-1956
1 Gatewood, Andrew C. L. (Andrew Cameron Lewis), 1843-1919
1 Gibbons, Alfred Ringgold
1 Gibbs, Nellie Tracy, 1868-1948
1 Gilham, Cordelia Hayden
2 Gilham, William, 1818-1872
1 Gilliat, John L.
1 Gunn, Giles
1 Haigh, Charles Thomas, 1845-1864
1 Hanna, John F. (John Francis), 1843-1885
1 Harden, James A. (James Abel), 1841-1927
1 Hardin, Mark B. (Mark Bernard), 1838-1916
1 Hill, Daniel Harvey, 1821-1899
1 Humphreys, J. O.
1 Hunter, David
1 Irby, Richard L., 1918-2002
1 Jackson, Mary Anna, 1831-1915
5 Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
1 James, John G. (John Garland), 1844-1930
1 John K. Gilliat and Company (London, England)
1 Johnson Family
1 Johnson, Mortimer H. (Mortimer Howell), 1815-1889
1 Johnson, Porter, 1845-1917
1 Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891
3 Kilbourne, Charles E. (Charles Evans), 1872-1963
2 Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
1 Lejeune, John Archer, 1867-1942
1 Lewis, Norborne C. (Norborne Clark), 1846-1905
1 Lincoln, Percy M. (Percy Marsh), 1931-
1 Lyell, John W. (John Warner), 1838-1902
2 Madison, Robert L. (Robert Lewis), 1828-1878
2 Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959
1 Marshall, Richard J., 1895-1973
1 Maury, Dabney Herndon, 1822-1900
1 McDonald, Marshall, 1835-1895
1 McGuire, Hunter, 1835-1900
1 Mercer, William N. (William Newton)
1 Merritt, James L. (James Love), 1845-1911
1 Milton, William H. (William Hammond), 1900-1984
1 Morrison, James H. (James Horace), 1839-1910
1 Morrison, James L., Jr. (James Lunsford)
1 Moyer, Frederick M. (Frederick Madison), 1923-1974
1 Nichols, E. W. (Edward West), 1858-1927
1 Niess, Richard C. (Richard Charles), 1923-
1 Overton, Archibald W. (Archibald Waller), 1845-1920
1 Perkins, Louisa Henderson
1 Perry, Sidney R. (Sidney Rawson), 1873-1929
1 Phillips, Charles C. (Charles Coatsworth)
1 Phillips, H. Franklin, 1921-
1 Phillips, Samuel T. (Samuel Travers)
1 Preston, John Thomas Lewis, 1811-1890
1 Preston, Margaret Junkin, 1820-1897
1 Prince, Joseph B. (Joseph Brown), 1844-1903
1 Radford, William N. (William Norvell), 1846-1872
1 Randolph, Norwood B. (Norwood Beverley), 1849-1874
1 Reid, James H. (James Henry), 1845-1921
4 Shipp, Scott, 1839-1917
8 Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890
2 Virginia Military Institute. Board of Visitors
2 Virginia Military Institute. Office of Communications and Marketing
2 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Commandant
2 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Deputy Superintendent for Academics and Dean of the Faculty
12 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Superintendent.
∧ less