United States -- Army -- Reserve Officers' Training Corps
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 5 items, including Phi Lambda Epsilon and Phi Delta Theta fraternity certificates (1920-1921); athletic award certificate from the Wentworth Military Academy (1921); an ROTC advanced cavalry camp certificate from Fort Meade, Maryland (1924); and Foster's name card dating from his VMI cadetship. Foster (b. 1903 d. 1938) was a member of the Virginia Military Institute Class of 1925.
Scope and Contents Documents and photographs held by the Gaillard brothers. The material pertaining to Charles Gaillard includes a letter written while at ROTC training at Plattsburg Barracks. Material relating to COL Fred Gaillard includes his cadet photograph album; and ca. 12 original photographs dating from his service as commanding officer of the 377th infantry Regiment and related WWII documents.
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet J. Frank East, documenting his cadetship (1920-1924). Includes photographs of buildings, people, and the ROTC Cavalry unit, dance programs, sports souvenirs, other memorabilia.
Scope and Contents One typescript, "Reminiscences of a Keydet Cavalryman" by Col. James L. Morrison, Jr., VMI Class of 1945. Morrison gives a detailed account his years as a cadet participating in ROTC cavalry unit, 1941-1943 and 1945-1947. Subjects include the operation of the unit at VMI; cadet riding activities, including polo; and individuals involved in the programs.
Scope and Contents The Simeon O. Coxe collection contains a one volume typewritten transcription of letters written by Cadet Coxe (Virginia Military Institute Class of 1933) to his parents in Richmond, Virginia. The letters cover Coxe's entire cadetship (1929-1933) and contain a detailed record of VMI student life during early 1930's. Topics include daily routines; hazing; financial concerns; academics; athletics; ROTC summer camp at Fort Hoyle, Maryland; and the Ring Figure dance.