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Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1912

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A. Franklin Kibler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0454
Scope and Contents The papers consist primarily of documents and photographs dating from Kibler's World War II service with the 12th Army Group, European Theater. Included are memoranda to and from Kibler and other senior officers (1943-1945); HQ 12th Army Group Commanding General's briefings (1944-1945); reports, including "Reports of the General Board, United States Forces, European Theater" (G-3 Section); photographs, and organizational charts.

Francis E. Beeton scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0133
Scope and Contents Scrapbook compiled by Francis E. Beeton, VMI Class of 1912. Contents include photographs taken in 1909 during his VMI cadetship; misc. clippings from the 1940's and 1950's tracing the career of Gen. George C. Marshall and other notable VMI alumni.

Kenneth S. Purdie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0104
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers (ca. 250 items). Includes subject files concerning the publication of the 1912 VMI yearbook, of which Purdie was editor; personal correspondence; documents (1916) concerning the Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana; military service records (photocopies); notes on VMI athletic history (1901-1916); photograph album (1911-1913), including photos of VMI and Wentworth Military Academy.

Randolph J. Barton papers, 1912

 Series
Scope and Contents Includes one typescript photocopy of a speech delivered by Randolph J. Barton to the VMI Class of 1912.

Typescript photocopy of graduation speech, 1912

 Item
Scope and Contents Typescript photocopy of a speech delivered by Randolph J. Barton to the VMI Class of 1912. Originial typescript is housed at the Handley Library Archives in Winchester, Virginia.