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Virginia Military Institute -- Special Events

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 139 Collections and/or Records:

Video Collection, VMI topics and events

Identifier: AV-Video-001
Scope and Contents A collection of videos (some amateur, some professional) documenting special events such as matriculation, Ring Figure, graduation, speeches, and other topics relating to VMI activities and cadet life. The bulk of this collection dates from the 1980's forward, although a few date from an earlier period.

VMI Office of Communications and Marketing images collection

Identifier: RG-05-Photos
Scope and Contents Images in all formats created or commissioned by the Communications and Marketing Office [previous names include Public Information Office and Public Relations. Physical formats include include black and white and color prints, slides, and proof sheets. Digital image created by the office, as well as those posted on VMI's VMI's official social media platforms are also collected and cataloged by the Archives staff.

VMI orientation for the assimilation of women [dvd], 1997

 Item — Box 03, Media Case/Sleeve: 139
Identifier: DVD129
Scope and Contents Orientation and convocations held during the Spring of 1997 to prepare the Corps for the beginning of coeducation.

VMI Scrapbook, Centennial celebration, 1939

Scope and Contents

One volume scrapbook containing newspaper clippings about the celebration of VMI's 100th anniversary, November 1939, and other events from the centennial year.

Topics, in addition to Founders Day, include dedication of Preston Library, George C. Marshall, donation of Stonewall Jackson's cap, Spirit of Youth statue in Memorial Garden

VMI Scrapbooks Collection

Identifier: RG-05-Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings providing a chronological view of VMI activities, events. Categories include general topics; sports, and special topics. From the 1950's forward these were compiled by the Public Relations staff; prior to that date they originated with various other employees, including the Librarian Nellie Gibbs. The Gibbs sometimes contain photographs pasted to pages. General VMI Topics: 1845-1981; Sports/Athletics, 1920-1972; Special Topics: Hazing death of...

VMI Sesquicentennial activities [dvd], 1989

 Item — Box 04, Media Case/Sleeve: 196
Identifier: DVD196
Scope and Contents Includes New Market battle reenactment, ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Willard Scott interview, Hee Haw TV program salute.