Virginia Military Institute -- Academics -- History -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
C. Rodes Hood, Jr. papers
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]
Scope and Contents This series contains the official academic catalog of the Virginia Military Institute.
Department of Mechanical Engineering Laboratory 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
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
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
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.
Historical theses and student papers
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
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.
John S. Jamison, Jr. Electrical Engineering Department Records
Scope and Contents Records relating to the history of the Electrical Engineering Department, dating from Jamison's service as faculty member and department head.
Ledgers for Post Construction Projects, 1934-1964
Scope and Contents Volume 1 includes ledgers for 1934 Public Works Administration (PWA) construction projects involving the Military Store, Maury-Brooke Hall, the Utilities Building, and the Mess Hall. It also includes ledgers for 1936 PWA construction projects involving the swimming pool and the Barracks.Volume 2 includes ledgers for 1938-1939 PWA construction projects involving Preston Library and the Stables. It also includes ledgers for construction projects involving West Barracks (1948),...