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H. Franklin Phillips document, "War Diploma"

 Item
Identifier: MS-0316-Oversized
Scope and Contents One certificate presented to VMI Cadet H. Franklin Phillips in May 1943. This "three year testimonial" was presented to each member of the Class of 1944, in lieu of a diploma, when the class members were called to active duty in May 1943. It states that Phillips successfully completed three years at VMI and was signed by VMI Superintendent Charles E. Kilbourne and others.

Henry P. Fry collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0266
Scope and Contents Four volumes typescript "Memories of the Old VMI", written by Henry P. Fry ca. 1950. Fry describes his life as a cadet from January 1898-June 1901. Particular emphasis is placed on the Class of 1901 and Fry's classmate Cadet George C. Marshall. Collection also includes family photographs, miscellaneous correspondence, misc. other documents.

Institute Honors Program Records

 Series
Identifier: RG-03-Honors
Scope and Contents The records consist:

1. Dean's office administrative files of students who participated in the Honors Programs

2. Recordings of student presentations (video) and miscellaneous printed material relating to the program. No program administrative records are included.

J. O. Humphreys Civil War Diary

 Item
Identifier: MS-0517
Scope and Contents J. O. Humphreys served with the 1st Independent Ohio Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He was mortally wounded at Petersburg.

James A. Harden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0476
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by James Harden to his sister, covering wartime events experienced by his unit as well as his time at Ft. Delaware. Also included is one letter written from VMI in June 1861 and miscellaneous items.

James D. Saunders letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0247
Scope and Contents One letter (November 24, 1842) from Cadet James Saunders to his cousin John Mitchell. Saunders describes hardships of cadet life, the dullness of Lexington, VMI's 3rd anniversary (Founders Day) celebration, a storm damaging the north wall of Barracks, and mentions Edward C. Carrington, Class of 1844. One of the earliest extant cadet personal letters.

James Henry Reid Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0222
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the Civil War correspondence (18 items) of James Henry Reid. Included are 13 letters from Reid to his parents written while he was a fourth classman at the Virginia Military Institute, August - November 1862. This correspondence contains many references to wartime cadet life, including use of the term "rat" as a name for new cadets, hazing, uniforms, food, guard duty and other aspects of life ...

James L. Merritt letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0337
Scope and Contents Two letters from Cadet Merritt to his father. 1863 Nov. 24, discusses school expenses, mentions the Corps being called to defendagainst Averell's raids; reports dissatisfaction with VMI (complains of hunger, gets " beef, irish potatoes, milk" only). May 16, 1864 written on the day after the Battle of New Market describes being wounded, action on battlefield, mentions cadets Norborne C. Lewis (Class of 1867) and John A. Crichton (Class of 1866). Letter was possibly written from the Bushong House...

James L. Morrison, Jr. Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0134
Scope and Contents One typescript, "Reminiscences of a Keydet Cavalryman" by Col. James L. Morrison, Jr., VMI Class of 1945. Morrison gives a detailed account his years as a cadet participating in ROTC cavalry unit, 1941-1943 and 1945-1947. Subjects include the operation of the unit at VMI; cadet riding activities, including polo; and individuals involved in the programs.

James W. Breedlove papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0168
Scope and Contents Papers, 8 items, of James W. Breedlove. Includes two letters (October 13, 1859; March 11, 1861) from Cadet Breedlove to his grandfather in which he discusses his studies, expenses; two letters from Superintendent Francis H. Smith to Cadet Breedlove's grandfather, acknowledging receipt of money; three VMI quarterly grade reports; one account sheet detailing VMI expenses.

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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
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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
4 Shipp, Scott, 1839-1917
9 Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890
2 Smith, Sara Henderson, 1812-1884
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.
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