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Alexander S. ( Sandie ) Pendleton Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0412
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of Pendleton's miscellaneous Civil War papers, including military orders and dispatches directed to Gen. Richard S. Ewell and others; a note from Pendleton to his father concerning the death of General Stonewall Jackson in May 1863; a request for a leave of absence, and other documents.

Alexander S. Brown letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0217
Scope and Contents Two letters from Washington College student Alexander S. Brown to his sister, dated 1846 September 20 and 1848 September 7. The 1848 letter mentions the Cincinnati military class, in which Washington College students participated in military training conducted by VMI staff. he second letter expresses his dissatisfaction with the College and a desire to transfer to another school.

Alfred C. Schmidt scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0055
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook compiled by Schmidt during his cadetship, 1919-1923. Includes photographs, clippings, dance and finals programs, miscellaneous classnotes/exercises.

Alfred D. Barksdale Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0465
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 9 items documenting the World War I U. S. Army career of Alfred Dickinson Barksdale (VMI Class of 1911). A member of Company L, First Virginia Infantry, National Guard, Barksdale was called to active duty during the World War I. Barksdale served in France with M Company, 116th Infantry, 29th Division, from 1917-1919. Included is a letter from Barksdale to his sister, dated August 20, 1918, written shortly after his arrival in France. He comments on the visit of Gen. John...

Alfred DuPont letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0303
Scope and Contents One letter (April 27, 1844) from Alfred V. DuPont to Captain Alfred Mordecai (U.S. Ordnance Dept) discussing the testing of an unspecified weapon.

Alfred Gibbons Letter

 Item
Identifier: MS-0119
Scope and Contents Letter from Cadet Alfred R. Gibbons to his father, dated December 22, 1863. Discusses Corps being called out on a march in response to Union Army troop movements; misc. aspects of cadet life.

Alfred P. Upshur collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0420-Oversized
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers (11 items) of Dr. Alfred P. Upshur, VMI Class of 1904, whose career included service in the Army Medical Corps. The collection consists primarily of commission documents and other certificates, and 2 photographs.

Allan T. Gwathmey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0464-Oversized
Scope and Contents A collection (13 oversized items) of certificates, diplomas, and misc. items relating the educational history of Allan T. Gwathmey, VMI Class of 1923. Gwathmey was an internationally known scientist specializing in the field of single metal crystals, taught chemistry at the University of Virginia from 1938 until his death in 1963. He was also the founder of the Virginia Institute for Scientific Research.

Allen R. Potts citation

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0423
Scope and Contents Certificate awarding the Purple Heart to Allen R. Potts, VMI Class of 1943. The citation is for wounds received in combat during World War II at Palau, Western Carolines, on 4 October 1944.

Alumni and Institute certificates and citations collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0226-Oversized
Scope and Contents A collection of certificates, citations, commissions and similar associated with VMI alumni, faculty, staff, or the Institute as a whole. The collection does not include VMI diplomas or literary society certificates, which are filed separately.

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24 Account Books
12 Certificates
6 Chancellorsville (Va.), Battle of, 1863
40 Correspondence
22 Diaries
6 Diplomas
10 Drawings (visual works)
6 Generals -- Confederate States of America
8 Generals -- United States
8 Generals -- United States -- Biography
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7 Letters of recommendation
9 Lexington (Va.) -- History
10 Lexington (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
9 Maps
6 Memoirs
11 Military commissions
9 Military maps
18 Military records
6 New Market (Va.), Battle of, 1864
41 New Market Cadets
16 Notebooks
26 Photographs
11 Poetry
6 Publications
47 Scrapbooks
6 Soldiers -- Confederate States of America
15 Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence
9 Soldiers -- Virginia
28 Soldiers -- Virginia -- Correspondence
6 Soldiers -- Virginia -- Diaries
8 Speeches, addresses, etc.
7 United States -- Army -- Officers
26 United States -- Army -- Officers -- Biography
6 United States -- Army -- Reserve Officers' Training Corps
20 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
8 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Home life
10 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Miscellanea
11 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
18 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate
6 United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
7 United States -- Marine Corps -- Officers -- Biography
9 United States. -- Army. -- American Expeditionary Forces
10 Vietnam War (1961-1975)
44 Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
14 Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate
24 Virginia Military Institute -- Academics -- History -- 19th century
12 Virginia Military Institute -- Academics -- History -- 20th century
13 Virginia Military Institute -- Administration
84 Virginia Military Institute -- Alumni -- Biography
8 Virginia Military Institute -- Alumni -- Publications
51 Virginia Military Institute -- Athletics
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Board of Visitors
21 Virginia Military Institute -- Buildings, structures, etc
19 Virginia Military Institute -- Buildings, structures, etc -- Photographs
17 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet Life -- 1880-1889
30 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet Life -- 1910-1919
47 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet Life -- 1920-1929
26 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet compositions -- Poetry
7 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet compositions -- Prose
22 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet drawings
21 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1840-1849
32 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1850-1859
49 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1860-1869
43 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1861-1865
21 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1870-1879
17 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1890-1899
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1900-1909
28 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1930-1939
12 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1940-1949
10 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 19th century
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 20th century
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 21st century
7 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1852
7 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1856
11 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1864
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1865
15 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1866
24 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1867
7 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1894
8 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1914
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1921
11 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1932
7 Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1933
26 Virginia Military Institute -- Curricula
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Faculty
10 Virginia Military Institute -- Faculty -- Anecdotes
11 Virginia Military Institute -- Faculty -- Biography
11 Virginia Military Institute -- Faculty -- Papers
8 Virginia Military Institute -- History
34 Virginia Military Institute -- History -- 19th century
17 Virginia Military Institute -- History -- 20th century
29 Virginia Military Institute -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
47 Virginia Military Institute -- Photographs
56 Virginia Military Institute -- Scrapbooks
21 Virginia Military Institute -- Social life and customs
9 Virginia Military Institute -- Special Events
7 Winchester (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
15 World War (1914-1918)
29 World War (1939-1945)
9 World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
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Names
1 Adams, Gordon B.
1 Adams, Lottie P. (Lottie Putnam)
1 Adams, Louisa Catherine, 1775-1852
1 Adams, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1841-1896
1 Addison, William M. (William Marlborough), 1898-1986
1 Albert, Eddie
2 Anderson, Joseph R. (Joseph Reid), 1851-1930
2 Ashby, Turner, 1828-1862
4 Blackburn, Tom, 1834-1854
2 Bowering, Benjamin, 1894-1952
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2 Brooke, George M., Jr.
3 Bunting, Josiah, III, 1939-
2 Burress, Withers A. (Withers Alexander), 1894-1977
2 Clinedinst, B. West (Benjamin West), 1860-1931
2 Cochran, John L. (John Lynn), 1863-1887
4 Cocke, William H. (William Horner), 1874-1938
2 Conner, Albert Z., 1943-
3 Couper, Wm. (William), b. 1884
2 Crim, Eliza Clinedinst, 1838-1931
5 Crozet, Claudius, 1790-1864
2 Dooley, Edwin L., 1942-
3 Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
3 Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872
3 Ezekiel, Moses Jacob, 1844-1917
2 Fife, William E. (William Estill), 1834-1891
2 Finklehoffe, Fred Franklin
2 Fulkerson, Abram, 1834-1902
2 Gibbs, Nellie Tracy, 1868-1948
2 Gilham, William, 1818-1872
2 Hardin, Mark B. (Mark Bernard), 1838-1916
2 Hunter, David
2 Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887
6 Irby, Richard L., 1918-2002
23 Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
2 Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891
2 Jordan, John, 1777-1854
7 Kilbourne, Charles E. (Charles Evans), 1872-1963
3 Knapp, John W.
11 Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
3 Lejeune, John Archer, 1867-1942
5 Letcher, John, 1813-1884
2 Letcher, Samuel H. (Samuel Houston), 1848-1914
2 Lincoln, Percy M. (Percy Marsh), 1931-
3 Madison, Robert L. (Robert Lewis), 1828-1878
4 Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959
4 Marshall, Richard J., 1895-1973
3 McCarthy, Frank, 1912-1986
2 McDowell, James, 1795-1851
6 Milton, William H. (William Hammond), 1900-1984
2 Monks, John Cherry
2 Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916
7 Nichols, E. W. (Edward West), 1858-1927
2 Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1833-1864
2 Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1856-1927
4 Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945
2 Patton, Waller T. (Waller Tazewell), 1835-1863
3 Peay, J. H. Binford, III
2 Pendleton, Alexander Swift, 1840-1864
3 Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948
2 Pizzini, Andrew, 1846-1913
2 Pollard, Richard, 1829-1908
2 Powell, Daniel L. (Daniel Lee), 1826-1871
3 Preston, John Thomas Lewis, 1811-1890
2 Preston, Margaret Junkin, 1820-1897
2 Royster, Lawrence, 1841-1914
5 Shell, George R. E., 1908-1996
9 Shipp, Scott, 1839-1917
2 Shriver, Samuel S. (Samuel Sprigg), 1843-1881
2 Sinclair, Richard B. (Richard Bain), 1908-1996
2 Slaughter, Philip P. (Philip Peyton), 1834-1893
2 Smith, Edward H. (Edward Harvie), 1845-1912
20 Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890
2 Smith, Francis L. (Francis Lee), 1845-1916
2 Smith, Otis D. (Otis David), 1913-1992
6 Smith, Sara Henderson, 1812-1884
2 Stanard, Jaqueline Beverly, 1845-1864
2 Taliaferro, Warner T. (Warner Throckmorton), 1874-1890
2 Terrill, James B. (James Barbour), 1838-1864
2 Tobey, Nelson W. (Nelson Whitney), 1916-2009
2 Tompkins, George J., Jr.
2 VMI Research Laboratories, Inc.
3 Virginia Military Institute. Alumni Association
6 Virginia Military Institute. Board of Visitors
3 Virginia Military Institute. Department of Chemistry
3 Virginia Military Institute. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
4 Virginia Military Institute. Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies
3 Virginia Military Institute. Department of History
2 Virginia Military Institute. Department of Physics and Astronomy
3 Virginia Military Institute. Library
5 Virginia Military Institute. Office of Communications and Marketing
5 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Commandant
3 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Deputy Superintendent for Academics and Dean of the Faculty
5 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Deputy Superintendent for Finance, Administration, and Support
18 Virginia Military Institute. Office of the Superintendent.
3 Walker, Sam S.
2 Wiegand, William E. (William Edward), 1853-1928
2 Williamson family
6 Williamson, Thomas H. (Thomas Hoomes), 1813-1888
2 Wise family
2 Wise, Jennings C. (Jennings Cropper), 1881-1968
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