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Samuel F. Atwill papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0061
Scope and Contents Papers consist of two letters (1862) written by Cadet Atwill to his parents, relating anecdotes about life at VMI; one letter (July 1864) from Supt. Francis H. Smith notifying family of Atwill's death; fragment of Atwill's cadet account book. Atwill was thoughtful and religious; his letters also reflect a wonderful sense of humor---they contain amusing anecdotes about wartime cadet life, including a colorful account of cadets stealing chickens from a local farmer in order to supplement the...

Sara Henderson Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0536
Scope and Contents The collection contains three manuscript notebooks containing verse letters, poetry, notes, and a few newspaper clippings, bulk 1861-1865. One of the volumes is titled "Order Book, 9th Regiment Va. Volunteers, Craney Island"; on the endsheets of this book are glued original manuscript signatures of VMI faculty and others , apparently clipped from letters. The pages of this volume contain Sara's writings. A folder that contains Sara's writings on loose pages within the "Order Book" is also part...

Sidney R. Perry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0456
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a 40 page diary kept by Virginia Militiary Institute Cadet Sidney Perry from 1888-1891; a Class of 1892 photograph album containing photos of classmates, faculty, and cadet life; and six individual images, primarily summer camp scenes, circa 1890. The diary includes details of daily cadet life and an account of the death of Cadet Warner T. Taliaferro died following a fight with a fellow cadet, Frank W. McConnico.

Stonewall Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0102
Overview The Stonewall Jackson Papers consist primarily of Jackson's outgoing personal correspondence for the years 1844-1860. The collection also contains a relatively small number of Civil War era papers, as well as the papers of Mary Anna Morrison Jackson, his second wife, and papers of the Arnold family.

Student work from ERH 370, "1839-2018, the Shared History of VMI and Photography"

 Collection
Identifier: RG-17-ERHS-Seminar, ERH 370
Content Description Product of the ERH 370 assignment requiring students to create a self portrait carte-de-visite, with a personal statement to accompany the image. The collection consists of 13 images of the students enrolled in the class, accompanied by biographical statement. The box also contains a copy of the course syllabus and news article about Professor Smigrod's visual arts courses.

Thomas A. Stevenson papers

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Identifier: MS-0175
Scope and Contents Thomas A. Stevenson papers, 5 items. Including three letters (1860 Nov. 20; 1861 Feb. 23 and April 19) from Cadet Stevenson (known as Andrew) to his sister Maria, in which he discusses the possibility of war, the celebration of Washington's birthday, and war preparation activities at VMI following the announcement of Virginia's secession. The papers also include one Confederate War Department visitor's pass (1861 Nov. 11) allowing Maria Stevenson to travel to Norfolk; and one letter (27 March...

Thomas Tredway letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0176
Scope and Contents One letter (1862 February 17) from Cadet Thomas B. Tredway to his father, William Marshall Tredway of Chatham, VA. Thomas discusses VMI's daily academic routine, the food served to cadets (beef, molasses, bread and butter), regulations, and mentions that the cadets have offered their services to Governor John Letcher.

Uri B. Scofield Diary

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Identifier: MS-0429
Scope and Contents Three volume Civil War era diary of Union soldier Uri (possibly Uriah) B. Scofield, who served with the 18th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The diary entries are not detailed, although some information about regimental activities is provided. Volume I (1864) includes the unit's march through the Shenandoah Valley and mentions the burning of the Virginia Military Institute in June 1864.

Valentine C. Saunders Collection

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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...

Video Collection. Coeducation Court Case (United States v. Virginia) and assimilation of women.

 Collection — Box: DVD COLL 002. Coeducation
Identifier: AV-Video-002
Scope and Contents

A collection of video footage collected by the Office of Communications and Marketing relating to the VMI coeducation court case (United States v. Virginia), concerning coeducation, assimilation planning, and the matriculation of the first female cadets. Includes news clips from national and local news.

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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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