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Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1915

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Bowering Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0122-Oversized
Contents Note Collection consists of the original manuscript score of the VMI Spirit (the official song of the Virginia Military Institute), written by Benjamin Bowering while he was as Assistant Professor at VMI in 1916. The manuscript is 10.5" x 12.5", with composition in pencil and annotations by the composer. The collection also includes one typescript letter (March 16, 1935) from Bowering to VMI's Librarian Nellie Gibbs, in which he explains the history of the song.

Benjamin Bowering collection

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1295

Edward M. Almond collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0089
Scope and Contents The collection includes transcripts of two oral history interviews. The first interview was conducted by J. Addison Hagan on January 20, 1967, concerning the Inchon Operation during the Korean War. The second interview was conducted by Captain Thomas F. Fergusson in March 1975. Other items include photographs and documents.

Eli B. Springs Scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: MS-0131
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet Eli B. Springs. Includes clippings, programs, invitations, and other memorabilia from the academic years 1911-1912 and 1912-1913.

Also one scrapbook page (fragment) dating from Springs's service in France during World War I. Includes an armed forces "newspaper" called The Route Step (vol. 1 no. 1), dated July 15, 1918, "somewhere in France"; ticket stubs for military travel, and clippings.

Letter to Nellie T. Gibbs, 1935 March 16

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from New York City, New York. Letter regards the history of the VMI Spirit song.

Letter to Nellie T. Gibbs, 1935 March 16

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1292

Records of Superintendent Richard J. Marshall, 1946-1952

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG-02-07-MarshallRJ
Scope and Contents Official records from the administration of Richard J. Marshall, including annual reports and biographical file. Chronological correspondence files do not exist for this administration. Major activities of this administration are documented in the Minutes of the Board of Visitors

Tangi Meli scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0054
Contents Note Tangi Meli was a cadet social club organized circa 1912. It was one of several such "semi-secret" societies that appeared in the years after fraternities were outlawed at VMI. This scrapbook (1912-1916) contains material about the club and VMI activities.

VMI Spirit score, 1916

 Item
Scope and Contents Original manuscript score of the VMI Spirit (the official song of the Virginia Military Institute), written by Benjamin Bowering while he was as Assistant Professor at VMI in 1916. The manuscript is 10.5" x 12.5", with composition in pencil and annotations by the composer.

VMI Spirit score, 1916

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1294