Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1927
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Personal papers of Henry A. Wise, including general correspondence, family correspondence, subject files, and materials relating to the publication of his book, Drawing Out the Man: The VMI story. Inventory available.
Scope and Contents The papers (approximately 6 linear feet) document the career of sportsman and businessman J. Smith Ferebee, VMI CLass of 1927. Included are clippings, photographs, printed materials, and correspondence, 1923-1990, that document Ferebee's widely publicized golf marathon (1938) and other sports interests, and his career with the Equitable insurance company. The collection also includes one photograph album dating from Ferefee's VMI cadetship and miscellaneous personal correspondence.
Contents Note Miscellaneous World War II items (1940-1945) from the estate of General Li Jen Sun, VMI Class of 1927. 9 photographs (black and white matte) showing Gen Sun with various allied commanders, including Douglas MacArthur, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and George S. Patton; 3 color photographs of Sun's medals; 1 book owned by Sun "The Chinese Army in India-Burma Campaign."Addition, 2016. Presentation book, "Pictorial Biography of Ever Victorious General of...
Scope and Contents Robert A. Earle papers, approximately 100 items, 1923-1964. Include VMI scrapbook (1923-1927, photos from service in the Marine Corps during World War II (Pacific Theater), misc. papers and photos dating from Earle's 37 year career with the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, and misc. military papers.