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Alfred P. Upshur collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0420-Oversized
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers (11 items) of Dr. Alfred P. Upshur, VMI Class of 1904, whose career included service in the Army Medical Corps. The collection consists primarily of commission documents and other certificates, and 2 photographs.

Alumni and Institute certificates and citations collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0226-Oversized
Scope and Contents A collection of certificates, citations, commissions and similar associated with VMI alumni, faculty, staff, or the Institute as a whole. The collection does not include VMI diplomas or literary society certificates, which are filed separately.

Edmund C. Waddill papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0280-Oversized
Scope and Contents Commissions and certificates (10 items) from the army career of Edmund C. Waddill.

Gilbert P. Chase papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0088-Oversized
Scope and Contents This collection consists of commission documents, certficates, and diplomas awarded to Gilbert P. Chase.

James J. Phillips Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0497
Scope and Contents Documents. VMI Diploma (1853); VMI Society of Cadets Certificate (1853); drawing of VMI Barracks (circa 1852-1853); Confederate Army Commission (1863); Certificate, Pickett Buchanan Camp, Confederate Veterans (1890)

Maury W. Boykin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0449
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Boykins's personal papers, clippings, and other items relating to his 1923 tunnel plan. Also included is his U. S. Navy commission, dated 1917.

Patton Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0360
Scope and Contents A collection of 35 miscellaneous documents, 1855-1924, relating to various members of the Patton family. Primary subjects are the three individuals named George S. Patton--father, son, and grandson--all of whom attended VMI. The papers include letters, biographical information, bank drafts, commissions, and miscellaneous Civil War manuscripts. Also included one of the maps used by General George Patton at the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. An inventory is available.

Samuel Garland Civil War Commission Document

 Item
Identifier: MS-0118
Scope and Contents Commission document, dated May 9, 1861, appointing Samuel Garland, Jr. Colonel in the Virginia Volunteer Forces. Signed by Governor John Letcher. Endorsement on verso by Lewis B. Butler, Justice of the Peace for Prince William County, certifying that Garland took various prescribed oaths.

Stewart W. Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0127-Oversized
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers (14 items) of Stewart W. Anderson, consisting of commissions & certificates awarded during his long career.

W. Marshall King documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0340-Oversized
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three oversized items from the career of W. Marshall King, including two U. S. Army commission documents, 1922 and 1927, and one certificate honoring King, 1951.