Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1930
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Albert S. Britt papers
Scope and Contents Papers dating from Britt's army career, 1930-1962. Include correspondence; reports; notes and exercises from courses taken at the British Army Staff College, Camberley; speeches and articles; photographs. One scrapbook dates from cadetship at VMI.
Cadet George C. Scott, Jr. diary
Scope and Contents Typescript diary written by Cadet George Scott, "The Strike, as it Actually Happened". Details the events of October 18-19, 1927. The cadets staged a walkout or "mutiny" to protest the dismissal of a classmate. Several mentions of the Honor Court role in event. As a result, Superintendent William Cocke sent a telegram to the parents of all cadets, stating "Your son and other cadets are taking part in a rebellion against authorities. Advise you to wire him to submit to authorities...
Lee E. Langford Diary
Scope and Contents Diary, approximately 100 pages, kept by VMI Cadet Langford during the period January-June 1927. Short daily entries document the typical routine and events of cadet life during the late 1920's. Langford later served in World War II and had a career in Civil Engineering. He died in 1956 at age 48.
William B. Dunbar Papers
Scope and Contents The papers consist of incoming correspondence and postcards, 1916-1945, written by various friends and family members to Dunbar. The letters that date from the period of his cadetship include occasional reference to VMI events.