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Valentine C. Saunders Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0071
Scope and Contents Letter from Cadet Saunders to his parents is the oldest extant letter written by a VMI cadet. Dated November 30, 1839, shortly after the first cadets arrived in Lexington, the letter provides a cadet's view of the newly established Institute. Saunders describes the arsenal; relationship with Washington College; the method of instruction; course of studies; gives his opinion (favorable) of Superintendent Francis H. Smith. Collection also contains Saunders' copy of a published address by Francis...

VMI Civil War Military Training Advertisement

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0178
Scope and Contents The printed portion of the document outlines the proposed training regimen and lists estimated monthly expenses. This particular document was mailed to Christopher Damron, a lawyer in Allegheny County, who had inquired about enrolling his sons (they did not enroll) A handwritten note from VMI's treasurer William S. Polk to Mr. Damron appears at the bottom of the document.

William A. Moncure collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0170
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers of William A. Moncure, including 8 drawings completed as class exercises while he was a VMI cadet; the bible presented to him upon his graduation from VMI by Superintendent Francis H. Smith; a map of Caroline Co., Virginia (oversized).

William E. Fife quarterly grade report

 Item
Identifier: MS-0345
Scope and Contents VMI quarterly grade report for Cadet William E. Fife, dated April 1, 1852. The document was completed and signed by Superintendent Francis H. Smith.

William M. Jerdone papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0231
Scope and Contents Papers consist of Jerdone's handwritten mathematics examination essay (64 pages) submitted to Professor James W. Massie; the topic is "Analysis of Analytical Geometry", dated 1868 Dec. 28. Also 25 drawings completed as class assignments at VMI.

William P. Tams notebook

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Identifier: MS-0023
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one notebook that belonged to Cadet William P. Tams, Virginia Military Institute Class of 1873. Included are class notes for courses in Mineralogy, Civil and Military Engineering, and Chemistry; a copy of a lecture by Superintendent Francis H. Smith ("Lecture to the 1st Class on Moral Sense, November 5, 1872"); and grade reports in Chemistry, Physiology, Latin and Astronomy.

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1 Allen, Robert C. (Robert Clotworthy), 1834-1863
1 Atkison, George V. (George Vinson), 1917-
1 Baldinger, Ora M. (Ora Mathias), 1886-1978
1 Bargamin, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1835-1860
1 Barksdale, Thomas F. (Thomas Flournoy), 1833-1902
1 Barton Family
1 Barton, Bolling W. (Bolling Walter), 1845-1924
1 Barton, Charles M. (Charles Marshall), 1836-1862
1 Barton, Randolph, 1844-1921
3 Blackburn, Tom, 1834-1854
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1 Blair, Henry W. (Henry Wayne), 1851-1884
1 Blair, Robert S., 1835-1902
1 Boyd, Thomas M. (Thomas Massie), 1838-1894
1 Briggs, A. Sidney, 1902-1988
1 Brockenbrough, William A. (William Austin), 1836-1896
1 Carson, Robert P. (Robert Preston), 1832-1924
1 Chenoweth, Joseph H. (Joseph Hart), 1837-1862
1 Cochran, John L. (John Lynn), 1863-1887
1 Cooke, Giles B. (Giles Buckner), 1838-1937
1 Crozet, Claudius, 1790-1864
1 Damron, Christopher
1 Davis, Thomas D. (Thomas Dixon), 1843-1925
1 Dodson, John E. (John Edward), 1845-1863
1 Fife, William E. (William Estill), 1834-1891
1 Galloway, Thomas S. (Thomas Spraggin), 1840-1903
1 Gibbs, Philip C. (Philip Cromwell), 1831-1859
1 Gilham, William, 1818-1872
1 Hankins, James D. (James DeWitt), 1902-1978
1 Hanna, John F. (John Francis), 1843-1885
1 Hansrote, Charles J.
1 Hardy, Charles W. (Charles Wesley), 1836-1871
1 Hardy, Edward M. (Edward Mohun), 1840-1882
1 Harris, Nicholas C. (Nicholas Cobbs), 1837-1898
1 Hawkins, Norment D. (Norment Doniphan), 1849-1931
1 Henry, William B. (William Byrd), 1875-1916
1 Hill, A. Govan (Archibald Govan), 1839-1914
1 Holt, Charles A. (Charles Asbury), 1836-1908
3 Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
1 Jerdone, William M. (William Macon), 1848-1900
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1 Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
1 Lovell, William, 1834-1892
1 Madison, Robert L. (Robert Lewis), 1828-1878
1 McCausland, John, 1836-1927
1 Mears, Levin W., 1838-1862
1 Miller, Julius G. (Julius Gordon), 1839-1908
1 Moncure, William A. (William Augustus), 1863-1947
1 Morton, Osmond S. (Osmond Summers), 1845-1920
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1 Mosby, John B. (John Burks), 1853-1876
1 Munford, Thomas T. (Thomas Taylor), 1831-1918
1 Park, William K., 1840-1865
1 Parker, John C. (John Crump), 1895-1986
1 Patton, Waller T. (Waller Tazewell), 1835-1863
1 Pegram, John C. (John Cargill), 1838-1864
1 Pollard, Richard, 1829-1908
1 Reid, James H. (James Henry), 1845-1921
1 Ross, George, 1838-1926
1 Saunders, Valentine C. (Valentine Cook), 1820-1894
1 Shepherd, Edward C. (Edward Clarence), 1835-1907
1 Shipp, Scott, 1839-1917
1 Shriver, Samuel S. (Samuel Sprigg), 1843-1881
1 Slaughter, Philip P. (Philip Peyton), 1834-1893
1 Smith, Edward H. (Edward Harvie), 1845-1912
1 Smith, Edward L. (Edward Livingston), 1835-1859
5 Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890
1 Smith, Sara Henderson, 1812-1884
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1 Strange, John B. (John Bowie), 1823-1862
1 Tams, William P. (William Purviance), 1852-1920
1 Terrill, James B. (James Barbour), 1838-1864
1 Trandel, Richard S.
1 Tunstall, John L. (John Liggat), 1845-1877
3 Virginia Military Institute. Department of Chemistry
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1 Virginia Military Institute. Department of Mechanical Engineering
1 Virginia Military Institute. Department of Physics and Astronomy
1 Waring, John L. (John Lancaster), 1848-1942
1 Warren, James A. (James Albert), 1856-1879
1 Williams, Lewis B. (Lewis Burwell), 1833-1863
3 Williamson, Thomas H. (Thomas Hoomes), 1813-1888
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