Virginia Military Institute -- Buildings, structures, etc
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box 01, Media Case/Sleeve: 028
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the miscellaneous papers of noted 19th century sculptor Moses Jacob Ezekiel. Included is correspondence to Virginia Military Institute Superintendent Edward West Nichols and others, 1867- 1917, some relating to the design of the Battle of New Market memorial sculpture Virginia Mourning Her Dead; pen and ink sketches by Ezekiel (ca. 67 items); a typescript version of Ezekiel's autobiography, Memoirs from the Baths of Diocletian and miscellaneous printed material.
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook, 1918-1922, compiled by Cadet Nathan H. Nelson. Contains photographs, clippings& other mementos. Subjects include buildings, athletics, social events, classmates. Also contains a few annotations by Nelson.
File — Box SF004, Folder: National Historic Landmark
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other documents relating to the designation of Barracks as a National Historic Landmark in 1966; and the VMI Post as a National Historic Landmark / National Historic District in 1974. The VMI post is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Item — Box 01, Media Case/Sleeve: 030
File — Box SF004, Folder: Parade Ground
Item — Box 02, Media Case/Sleeve: 036
Identifier: RG-04-Physical Plant
Scope and Contents Records primarily concerning the history of VMI buildings and other material related to VMI's physical plant and property.
Scope and Contents Blueprint submitted by renowned landscape architect Warren H. Manning that proposed a dramatic expansion of the VMI Post and the relocation of many buildings. The blueprint also included a proposal for a broad tree-lined vista linking VMI and Washington and Lee University. A proposal submitted by architect Bertram Goodhue was ultimately selected, so Manning's plan was never used.