Virginia Military Institute -- Speeches, Addresses, etc.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
George P. C. Rumbough commencement speech manuscript
Scope and Contents Manuscript, 10 pages, of the commencement speech delivered by VMI Cadet George Rumbough on July 4, 1856.
Hardaway H. Dinwiddie papers
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers (6 items) of Hardaway H. Dinwiddie, including manuscript of VMI valedictory speech, 1867; "phrenological analysis" 1858; calling card; poems about the New Market Cadets; certificate of withdrawal from Lexington's Masonic Lodge, 1868; and 1867 VMI commencement program.
Robert E. B. Stewart collection
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers, approximately 30 items, of Robert E. B. Stewart. The collection includes a notebook containing orations delivered before VMI cadet debating societies; drawings completed as class assignments at VMI; and a few clippings concerning his life after he left the Institute.
Robert M. T. Hunter manuscript
Scope and Contents 41 page manuscript of speech given at VMI by Senator Robert M. T. Hunter on July 3, 1857 as part of the celebrations marking the end of the academic year. The speech was subsequently printed by McFarlane & Fergusson, Richmond VA, and that published version is also available in the archives.
Samuel H. Letcher manuscript
Scope and Contents Manuscript (holograph, 19 pages) of VMI valedictory address of Cadet Samuel H. Letcher. The speech was delivered at VMI Finals in July 1869. Annotations by John T. L. Preston.
Published Speeches and Addresses Delivered at the Virginia Military Institute
Scope and Contents A topical and chronological file of pamplets containing the text of speeches and addresses delivered at VMI.