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Gilbert P. Chase Papers

Identifier: MS-0088-Oversized
Scope and Contents Commission documents, certficates and diplomas awarded to Gilbert P. Chase. 13 items, dated 1890-1925.

Henry A. Wise Papers

Identifier: MS-0123
Scope and Contents Personal papers of Henry A. Wise, including general correspondence, family correspondence, subject files, and materials relating to the publication of his book, Drawing Out the Man: The VMI story. Inventory available.

John C. Naylor letter

Identifier: MS-0086
Scope and Contents One letter (December 5, 1890) from Cadet Naylor to his father, in which he complains about the character of his roommates and asks to be moved to a different room.

John Orr papers

Identifier: MS-0008
Scope and Contents The papers consist of approximately 25 letters from Virginia Military Institute Cadet John Orr to his parents. The correspondence contains details about cadet life during the early 1890's, including references to daily routines (guard duty, meals, studies); faculty; the town of Lexington; and an extensive account of the fight between two cadets that led to the death of Warner T. Taliaferro, VMI Class of 1894. The collection also contains 2 religious tracts, circa 1890.

Records of Superintendent Charles E. Kilbourne, 1936-1947

Identifier: RG-02-06-KilbourneCE
Scope and Contents Records of the administration of VMI Superintendent Charles E. Kilbourne. Includes correspondence, biographical information, speeches and related Institute official records, 1937-1946. These records cover the World War II era at VMI.

Records of Superintendent William H. Cocke, 1924-1929

Identifier: RG-02-04-CockeWH
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memoranda and other records from the administration of William H. Cocke.

William S. Weddell letter

Identifier: MS-0192
Scope and Contents One letter, dated September 25, 1890, from Cadet William S. Weddell to his mother. He describes the day on which his classmate Cadet Warner T. Taliaferro died following a fight with a fellow cadet, Frank W. McConnico.