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Campbell and Varner family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0282
Scope and Contents A collection (1845-1928; bulk dated 1860-1865) of correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous documents of R. Henry Campbell and members of the Varner family of Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia. Includes Civil War letters of soldiers R. Henry Campbell (1861 April-July) and Charles V. Varner (1864, 1865). The letters were written while they were serving with the Rockbridge Rifles (part of the 4th, 5th, and 27th Virginia Infantry regiments at various dates during the war). Significant...

Carl M. Best papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0209
Scope and Contents One letter, 1884, appointing Carl M. Best a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute; and one letter of recommendation, 1886, written for Best by VMI Superintendent Francis H. Smith.

Cary C. Cocke letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0189
Scope and Contents Three letters, 1863-1864, written by Dr. Cary C. Cocke to Fayette Jones and Harrison B. Tomlin. Topics include mutual friends (Josh Jones family) who were forced to leave their home in Norfolk; and other news of wartime civilian life. The letter of December 22, 1864 contains references to Cocke's son John, a VMI cadet.

Cassie Moncure Lyne Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0461
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks ca. 1930-1943, compiled by Cassie Moncure Lyne in memory of her mother, Cassandra Oliver Moncure Lyne, including prints, photographs, programs, pamphlets and extensive handwritten notes. The bulk of the material relates to the genealogy of the Moncure and Lyne families and to the Civil War.

VMI Course Catalogs [catalogue]

 Series
Identifier: RG-06-Publications-Catalogs
Scope and Contents This series contains the official academic catalog of the Virginia Military Institute.

Catalogue of Library, Virginia Military Institute, 1855

 Item
Identifier: RG-16-Historical-Catalog, 1855
Scope and Contents The first known printed library catalog at VMI, listing books available as of 1855. The original catalog is extant through page 64. Pages 65-80 are available through a photocopy provided by the Library of Congress. The entire publication is viewable online.

Charles A. Derby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0030
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Derby family correspondence. Approximately twenty-eight letters were written by Charles Derby. The Charles Derby letters, 1844-1862, cover the period from late boyhood up to his death in battle in 1862. Included are letters (1846-1847) written while he was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, as well as correspondence dating from his careers as teacher and Episcopal clergyman. Two items were written during his brief service in the Confederate...

Charles B. Hundley account book

 Item
Identifier: MS-0110
Scope and Contents Account book fragment (3 pages) of Cadet Charles B. Hundley, Class of 1867. Contains entries for VMI expenses, 1864-1865.

Charles Balmer document

 Item
Identifier: MS-0220
Scope and Contents One document, listing laundry for VMI Cadet Charles Balmer for the period May-August 1882.

Charles C. Phillips Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0327
Scope and Contents The papers consist of the message book and diary (in one volume) kept by Phillips during the period April 24, 1864 - July 13, 1864. Includes details about Signal Corps activities during this period. Mentions seeing the VMI cadets at Hanover Junction on May 23 (including his brother Samuel Travers Phillips), where they stopped on their way to Richmond after the Battle of New Market on May 15.In addition, the papers include 10 miscellaneous documents dated 1864 - 1865, including...

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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
9 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
10 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)
43 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
33 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
19 Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890
2 Smith, Francis L. (Francis Lee), 1845-1916
2 Smith, Otis D. (Otis David), 1913-1992
5 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.
2 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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