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Virginia Military Institute -- Buildings, structures, etc

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Physical plant, buildings, and construction records

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.

Plan for Arrangement and Grading of Buildings and Grounds, 1909-12-24

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.

Planning Records and Strategic Planning

Identifier: RG-04-Planning
Scope and Contents Documents and reports relating to VMI's planning initiatives, beginning in 1959. Includes material re: "Plan 2000" Corps Study (1980); Commission on the University of the 21st Century (U-21), 1990; long range academic planning (LRAP).; strategic plans; strategic business plans; post facilities master plans; report of Superintendent's Focus Group - Academics (2004); Vision 2039 (GEN Peay's initiative)

Post Facilities Master Plans and related, 1959 - 2017

Scope and Contents Facilities planning report outlining future needs and projects; typically updated annually. Since 2004 these have been called Post Facilities Master Plan. The series also contains earlier similar documents, created intermittently. The oldest dates to 1959.

Preservation Master Plan, Virginia Military Institute, 2007

Identifier: RG-04-Preservation reports
Scope and Contents In 2005, VMI was awarded a Campus Heritage Grant from the Getty Foundation in order to review and provide a strategy for protecting and preserving the historical architectural and landscape resources on Post. This is the final report of John Milner Associates, Inc., who worked with VMI to devise this plan.

Preston Library renovation move [dvd], 1994 - 1995

 Item — Box 04, Media Case/Sleeve: 235
Identifier: DVD235
Scope and Contents In December 1994 Preston Library collections and staff moved out the building while it was being renovated. The project was completed in the Spring of 1996. During this time the bulk of the books were stored in a local unoccupied building (known as "the Roses building" after a department store that once occupied it); other storage locations were Cocke Hall, Smith Hall, and misc. other local locations. Library reference and circulation services were provided out of old Lejeune Hall (which was...

PWA (Public Works Administration) Construction Project Records, 1933 - 1940

Scope and Contents Files relating to various depression era building projects funded by the federal government - Public Works Administration (PWA). Buildings include: Mess Hall; Maury-Brooke; Swimming Pool; Barracks; Preston Library; Stables. Also includes William Couper's Construction Diaries for building of the Mess Hall, the Military Store and Barracks in 1936.

Richard J. Bundy scrapbook

Identifier: MS-0493
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook, 1916-1920, compiled by Cadet Richard J. Bundy. Includes photographs of cadet life (classmates, dances, athletic events) and buildings; clippings and other memorabilia.