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Record of service in the world war of V. M. I. alumni and their alma mater

 Item
Identifier: RG-06-Anderson-World War I
Scope and Contents This is the most comprehensive published information concerning the service of Virginia Military Institute alumni during World War I.

Records of Superintendent Edward W. Nichols, 1907-1924

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG-02-03-NicholsEW
Scope and Contents Official records of the Edward W. Nichols Administration, 1907-1924. Includes official correspondence, annual reports, and other material documenting Nichols's years as Superintendent.

Rice M. Youell collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0417
Scope and Contents A collection (10 items) of certificates and other items, primarily from the military career of Rice McNutt Youell, Class of 1914. Included are the citations for the Croix de Guerre and the Distinguished Service Cross, dating from his service in France during World War I.

Includes published history, "Twenty-Sixth Infantry in France, American Expeditionary Forces" (July 1919).

Samuel D. Rockenbach Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0001
Overview Papers (1889-1945) of United States Army officer Samuel Dickerson Rockenbach, notable for his role in the establishment of the U.S. Army Tank Corps during World War I and his postwar work in the development of tank warfare.

T. Randolph Perkinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0473
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consists of miscellaneous items dating from Perkinson's the World War I service with HQ, 30th Division, as an aide-de-camp to General S. L. Faison. Documents include letters of recommendation, a special order, a battlefield map, and a leave of absence 30th Division and 119th Infantry histories. Also included are documents and photos dating from his cadetship and later life.

VMI Archives Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: VMI Photographs Collection
Scope and Contents The VMI Archives is the official repository for the Institute's collection of permanently maintained photographs. The earliest date from the 1840's and the most recent are digital photos from the current academic year. New items are added regularly.

See our photographs digital collection for online access

William M. Whittle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0098
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the military papers of Captain William M. Whittle, VMI Class of 1917. Whittle served in World War I with the 314th Machine Gun Battalion and was sent to France in May 1918. Included are a notebook containing war service chronology, notes concerning machine gun procedures, and names of officers in his unit; military orders; misc. other documents and printed material; and one photo of Whittle in his Army uniform, circa 1918.