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C. Rodes Hood, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0530
Scope and Contents Letters written to and from Virginia Military Institute Cadet C. Rodes Hood, Jr. (VMI Class of 1920) and his parents. The bulk of the correspondence is between father and son. Topics includes VMI cadet life for the period 1916-1917; details about the family's cotton business and life on Magenta plantation, Washington County, Mississippi (including economic matters, politics, race relations, family personal news.The letter of April 6, 1917 describes reaction in Greenville,...

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  • Subject: Virginia Military Institute -- Academics -- History -- 20th century X
  • Names: Hood, Clifton Rodes, Jr. , 1900-1969 X