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Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1930

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Albert S. Britt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0048
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers dating from Albert S. Britt's army career (1930-1962). The collection includes the following:
  • Correspondence
  • Reports
  • Notes and exercises from courses taken at the British Army Staff College, Camberley
  • Speeches
  • Articles
  • Photographs
  • One scrapbook from when Britt was a cadet at VMI

George C. Scott, Jr. diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0513
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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0470
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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0443
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.