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Virginia Military Institute -- Academics -- History -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

C. Rodes Hood, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0530
Scope and Contents Letters written to and from Virginia Military Institute Cadet C. Rodes Hood, Jr. (VMI Class of 1920) and his parents. The bulk of the correspondence is between father and son. Topics includes VMI cadet life for the period 1916-1917; details about the family's cotton business and life on Magenta plantation, Washington County, Mississippi (including economic matters, politics, race relations, family personal news.The letter of April 6, 1917 describes reaction in Greenville,...

VMI Course Catalogs [catalogue]

 Series
Identifier: RG-06-Publications-Catalogs
Scope and Contents This series contains the official academic catalog of the Virginia Military Institute.

Department of Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Manuals

 File
Identifier: RG-17-ME-manuals
Content Description Examples of manuals used by cadets in the department of Mechanical Engineering Energy Lab during the 1980's - 2002.

Department of Physics Miscellaneous Historical Records

 Series — Box Theses, Physics Department
Identifier: RG-17-PY-Historical
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous historical Physics Department office records from period approximately 1906 - 1951, with some references to earlier eras. Includes file on laboratory equipment; list of all textbooks used to teach Physics at VMI from 1840's through 1954; and miscellaneous file of Professor S. Murray Heflin.

Frank R. Pancake papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0507
Content Description

Miscellaneous personal papers, including photographs and English class essays dating from his VMI cadetship (1934-1938); personal letters (bulk to his parents), mementos and photographs dating from Pancake's assignment to SHAPE (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe) in the late 1950's; clippings from his time as VMI Commandant.

George V. Atkison notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0321
Scope and Contents One 3-ring binder containing Organic Chemistry class notes, and misc. other notes, kept by Cadet George V. Atkison, VMI Class of 1940.

Graduation exercises, 1942

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll23/id/266

Historical theses and student papers

 Series
Identifier: RG-03-Theses-Historical
Scope and Contents This collection contains two types of papers. First, theses submitted for a graduate or professional degree as described in the Biographical/Historical note. Second, cadet papers submitted to professors in various disciplines. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1890's - 1930's.

James M. Morgan, Jr. oral history interview transcript, 2006

 Item
Scope and Contents Transcript of interview with VMI alumnus and retired faculty members/administrator Gen. James M. Morgan, Jr., Class of 1945. The interview was conducted in 2006 by James Dittrich, VMI Class of 1976. It covers General Morgan's years during World War II at VMI and in the Army Enlisted Reserve Corps (ERC); recollections about graduate school work; and his early teaching career at VMI. The bulk of the discussion covers the years 1941-1957.