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Virginia Military Institute -- Alumni -- Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

John L. Couper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0486
Scope and Contents The papers consist of correspondence (to parents and other family) and two photograph albums documenting service during World War II; the bulk is dated 1942-1946. The letters cover a wide range of topics, including training in Great Britain, field hospital operations in Europe, and comments about daily aspects of war. The photographs document the unit's movements, staff, and activities in England, France and Belgium. In addition, the papers include a photograph album (1936-1937) dating from his...

John M. Luke papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0302
Contents Note Miscellaneous papers, 1900-1928, of John M. Luke. The papers consist of 4 letters of recommendation from VMI Faculty members; 1 letter from VMI Superintendent William H. Cocke to Luke; commissioning certificate (oath of office), Oct. 1918; and one VMI dance card.

Julian Neville Major Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0424
Scope and Contents Papers, 1904-1912, of Julian Neville Major, VMI Class of 1907. The collection consists primarily of family correspondence, including letters written by Major to his family while he served as Professor of Mathematics and Engineering at St. John's University, a Protestant college in Shanghai, China; letters received from his mother during his VMI cadetship and years in China; correspondence from the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society received prior to his departure for China; miscellaneous...

Lee S. Gerow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0228
Scope and Contents Documents from the military career of General Lee S. Gerow. The papers includes diplomas, citations, certificates of promotion, photographs, autobiography (14 pp. typescript, 1979), and miscellaneous correspondence.

Leonard T. Gerow papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0100
Scope and Contents The collection consists of documents and photographs (approximately 120 items) from the military career of U.S. Army General Leonard T. Gerow. The collection includes correspondence with General Dwight D. Eisenhower, autobiographical material, speeches (1945 to 1948), and photographs. Material complementary to this collection is located in Gerow's student/alumni file, which is located in the VMI Archives.

Letter to Benjamin S. Ewell, 1865 March 17

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1754

Li Jen Sun collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0299
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...

Linford B. Bachtell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0457
Scope and Contents The papers consists primarily of items dating from the U. S. Air Force career of LTC Bachtell. Included are flight records, log books, and miscellaneous certificates and military orders. Bachtell served as a pilot with the Military Air Transport and during the Vietnam War he piloted supplies to South Vietnam from Taiwan. The papers also include a small collection of snapshots & negatives dating from Bachtell's VMI cadetship.

Louis J. Anjier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0438
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers (16 items) of Louis J. Anjier, Jr., a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. Class of 1961. The bulk consists of certificates and citations from his United States Army career.

Ludwell Lee Montague letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0446
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of transcriptions of Montague's outgoing correspondence, 1924-1956, which were compiled and edited by two of his daughters. The Letters are arranged chronologically and the editors have included explanatory notes, photographs, and other relevant supplementary material. The bulk of the letters date from his student years at VMI, and they provide a detailed view of cadet life during the 1920s. Also included are letters dating from his years in graduate schook,...