Virginia Military Institute -- Board of Visitors
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This file includes the following documents: Manuscript, appointment of the first VMI Board, 1839; James McDowell appointment, 1839; Alfred Leyburn, 1843; William B. Taliaferro, 1852; Arthur C. Cummings, 1866; Martin B. Wood, 1882; Alexander F. (Alex) Ryland
Scope and Contents Records of standing and ad hoc committees of the VMI Board of Visitors. Historical documents include misc. 19th century records, including ledger concerning bonds, correspondence, reports, members' travel expenses, and receipts for meeting expenses (food, sundries). Modern committee names include: Academic Affairs Committee; Audit Planning & Finance Committee (APF); External Relations ( Public Relations, Public Affairs ); Governmental Relations; Cadet and Military Affairs;...
Scope and Contents Papers (approximately 60 items) consist of letters to Dorman in capacity as attorney; documents regarding the settlement of his estate by executor William C. Lewis; contemporary copy of the legislative bill establishing the Virginia Military Institute.
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous incoming and outgoing correspondence of the VMI Board of Visitors or related to BOV business. Includes correspondence files for some historical individual members of the Board
Scope and Contents The papers consist of correspondence and other material relating to three members of the Fulkerson family: Samuel Vance Fulkerson (1822-1862); his brother, Abram Fulkerson, Jr. (1834-1902); and Abram"s son, Samuel Vance Fulkerson (1863-1926). Significant items are Civil War letters (March-May 1862) written by Samuel V. Fulkerson; Samuel's reports of the Battle of McDowell and the Battle of Winchester, May and June 1862; 3 ...
Identifier: RG-01-Correspondence-Preston - Smith
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Francis H. Smith, who became VMI's first Superintendent, and John T. L. Preston relating to the organization and opening of VMI. Includes four letters from Preston to Smith; and one letter from Smith to Preston, in which he accepts the job offered by the Board of Visitors to serve as Superintendent (originally called Principal Professor). One related letter is from Francis H. Smith to William Atkinson or Atkison, in which Smith asks for advice about VMI's job...
Scope and Contents Board of Visitors correspondence of 19th century member Joseph H. Sherrard of Bath Co. He served from 1882-1887. Approximately 17 items, all concerning Board business.