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Virginia Military Institute -- Social life and customs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Cadet life film footage [dvd], 1941

 Item — Box 04, Media Case/Sleeve: 160
Identifier: DVD160
Scope and Contents Color film footage depicting cadet life in 1941. Includes scenes of ROTC cavalry unit, horses, and stables; parades; football games, including Thanksgiving game against Virginia Tech; social life (cadets with their dates), and buildings.

Class Rings, Ring Ceremony and Ring Figure, 1927-ongoing

Identifier: RG08.02
Scope and Contents This series consists of a chronological file that includes invitations and other printed material relating to the ring presentation ceremony and Ring Figure dance; ring design drawings; and history of ring figure.

Instructions for VMI dance "Final German Figures", 1888

Scope and Contents Handwritten instructions for "Final German Figures" at VMI. Germans were a type of formal dance.

Invitations Collection - VMI Dances, Balls & Hops, 1840's-1950's

Identifier: RG08.03
Scope and Contents A chronological file containing invitations, dance cards, and other memorabilia from formal dances held at VMI from 1840's through the 1950's. These dances were an important aspect of social life at VMI. Many of the invitations include elaborate engravings and other artwork depicting aspects of cadet life, institute building, early monograms (spiders), and other VMI-related art.