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Cadet Life, Organizations, and Activities

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-08-Cadet Life
Scope and Contents This record group comprises material relating to cadet social life anc customs, cadet recreational organizations and clubs, misc. cadet life memorabilia and printed material.

Cincinnatus Monument scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0243
Scope and Contents 2 scrapbooks documenting the history and dedication of VMI's Cincinnatus Monument. The monument was unveiled and dedicated on November 11, 1983. The scrapbooks were compiled by Monument Committee member Percy M. "Pete" Lincoln, Jr., VMI Class of 1957.

Founders Day Speech

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0466
Scope and Contents A four page holograph manuscript containing the text of a speech given by an unidentified speaker on the Institute's Founders Day anniversary, November 11, 1843. "With you in a great degree it rests to sustain the name of the Institution which herafter you will be proud to acknowledge as your Alma Mater, the brightest hopes and fondest dreams of our Common State."

Records of Inaugurations and Assumption of Command Ceremonies for VMI Superintendents

 Series
Identifier: RG-02-Subject Files-Inaugurations
Scope and Contents Records relating to the inaugural ceremonies or assumption of command events for the various Superintendents. In recent administations there have not been elaborate inaugural ceremonies.

Robert M. T. Hunter manuscript

 Item
Identifier: MS-0116
Scope and Contents 41 page manuscript of speech given at VMI by Senator Robert M. T. Hunter on July 3, 1857 as part of the celebrations marking the end of the academic year. The speech was subsequently printed by McFarlane & Fergusson, Richmond VA, and that published version is also available in the archives.

Special Events Records, Virginia Military Institute

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15
Scope and Contents Records relating to Institute special events. This material includes information about major events such as New Market Day, Founders Day and graduation, as well as material concerning building and other dedications, events honoring individuals, visiting dignitaries, and related material.

Video Collection, VMI topics and events

 Collection
Identifier: AV-Video-001
Scope and Contents A collection of videos (some amateur, some professional) documenting special events such as matriculation, Ring Figure, graduation, speeches, and other topics relating to VMI activities and cadet life. The bulk of this collection dates from the 1980's forward, although a few date from an earlier period.

VMI Office of Communications and Marketing images collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG-05-Photos
Scope and Contents Images in all formats created or commissioned by the Communications and Marketing Office [previous names include Public Information Office and Public Relations. Physical formats include include black and white and color prints, slides, and proof sheets. Digital image created by the office, as well as those posted on VMI's VMI's official social media platforms are also collected and cataloged by the Archives staff.

VMI Scrapbooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG-05-Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings providing a chronological view of VMI activities, events. Categories include general topics; sports, and special topics. From the 1950's forward these were compiled by the Public Relations staff; prior to that date they originated with various other employees, including the Librarian Nellie Gibbs. The Gibbs sometimes contain photographs pasted to pages. General VMI Topics: 1845-1981; Sports/Athletics, 1920-1972; Special Topics: Hazing death of...