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Virginia Military Institute -- History -- World War, 1914-1918

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Army ROTC and Military Science, 1886-ongoing

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This file documents the administrative history and functions of the Army ROTC Department, which was formally established at VMI in 1919 (file material dates to 1916). Includes chronological administrative file and other records listed in Container List below. Also includes some records concerning pre-ROTC Military Science, including reports of government inspections and other material.

Superintendent Edward W. Nichols newsletters and circulars, 1917

Scope and Contents Newsletters and circulars dating from the administration of Superintendent Edward W. Nichols. These relate to military preparation activities during the World War I era.

Virginia Council of Defense Records, 1917 - 1918

 File — Box SF073
Scope and Contents Records of Superintendent Edward W. Nichols relating to the operation of the first Virginia Council of Defense during World War I. Nichols was Chairman of the first Council.

World War I Students' Army Training Corps (SATC) and Training Camps Records, 1917 - 1919

 File — Box SF047
Scope and Contents Records of VMI's participation in a government programs to to provide military training during World War I. The material consists of correspondence, rosters, and financial records documenting operation of summer intensive training camps held at VMI during 1917 and 1918; and of the SATC program. File also includes information about British officer detailed to VMI, 1918.

World War I training camps at VMI, 1917 - 1918

Scope and Contents Three notebooks, including "Record of Drills", "Inspection Book", and "VMI T. C. Delinquencies".