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Virginia Military Institute -- Buildings, structures, etc

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

James Henry Waddell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0130
Scope and Contents 4 items, including a letter (1855) from Cadet Waddell to his sister, that contains a detailed description and pencil drawing of his room (#14) in Barracks and of his roomates (Barksdale, Penn, Magruder, Shepherd, Wilson); a second drawing of a barracks room & roommates (similar to a sketch found in the Shepherd Collection, MS#0019); pencil map, 8 inches x 10 inches, labeled "Plan of Battle of Bethel Church, June 10, 1861." Letter of recommendation, 1879, written by VMI's Superintendent...

John B. Strange letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0153
Scope and Contents Strange's letter to his sister Anne M. Strange was written just a few months after the Institute's opening day, and is one of the oldest personal cadet letters still in existence. Strange mentions several aspects of cadet life that were common during the pre-Civil War era, including that final examinations were given orally rather than as written tests, presided over by faculty and the VMI Board of Visitors and open to the public; summer furlough was not automatic, and many cadets stayed at the...

Ledgers for Post Construction Projects, 1934-1964

 Item
Scope and Contents Volume 1 includes ledgers for 1934 Public Works Administration (PWA) construction projects involving the Military Store, Maury-Brooke Hall, the Utilities Building, and the Mess Hall. It also includes ledgers for 1936 PWA construction projects involving the swimming pool and the Barracks.Volume 2 includes ledgers for 1938-1939 PWA construction projects involving Preston Library and the Stables. It also includes ledgers for construction projects involving West Barracks (1948),...

Letter to Anne M. Strange, 1840 June 23

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards cadet life.

Letter to Anne M. Strange, 1840 June 23

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1389

Mark H. Doty scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: MS-0099
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet Doty. Contains photographs of cadet life, classmates, buildings, athletics. Memorabilia (programs, clippings) also included.