Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1932
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Fred F. Finklehoffe collection contains the manuscript of an early version of the play "Brother Rat" ("When the Roll is Called"), which was submitted to VMI Professor of English Raymond E. Dixon by Finklehoffe and John Monks, Jr. The collection also includes screenplays, clippings, and scrapbooks from Mr. Finklehoffe's cadetship and career.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 2 items. 1. VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet George Cooper. Included are photographs, athletic and dance programs, clippings, and other mementos collected by Cooper during his cadetship, 1928-1932. 2. Typescript memoirs, approximately 325 pages, detailing Cooper's Marine Corps Service in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He served with the 2d Combat Engineer Battalion, 2d Marine Division.
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook, covering the 1928-1929 school year, compiled by Cadet James B. Guthrie of Birmingham, Alabama. He was a member of the Class of 1932 and attended for one year. The scrapbook Includes photographs of cadet life and buildings; clippings and other memorabilia. A few items date from Guthrie's attendance at the Gulf Coast Military Academy prior to his enrollment at VMI. Guthrie (b. 1907 d. 1984) spent 32 years in the U. S. Army.
Scope and Contents This collection contains miscellaneous papers of John C. Monks, Jr. Included are some materials relating to the theatrical production of "Brother Rat" (contract; original script; receipts for services from Garson Kanin); items concerning various VMI Class of 1932 reunions; photographs; and the typescript manuscript (1944) of the book "A Ribbon and A Star. The Third Marines at Bougainville" published in 1945.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of six items. Three items document Virginia Military Institute cadet life, 1928-1929. Included are a letter from Cadet Mont Hubbard, VMI Class of 1932, to his friend Nina Pruett, in which he mentions various events at VMI; a VMI postcard "line saver for overworked keydets" and a VMI Easter card. The last two items were also mailed to Miss Pruett. Also included are two annotated maps used by Col. Mont Hubbard during World War II. A map of France and...
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers, including cadet scrapbook, cadet account book, general correspondence and correspondence with VMI alumni, photographs, misc. military records, numerous resolutions & award certificates. Oversized items filed separately. See also: Diploma collection.