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Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet Life -- 1920-1929

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel B. Wilson letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0437
Scope and Contents Notebook containing typescript copies of the letters of Cadet Samuel Burton Wilson, Jr., VMI Class of 1921. The letters, dated September 1917-June 1921, provide a detailed account of cadet life during that period. The notebook also contains copies of relevant family photographs and genealogical information. The letters were transcribed and donated by Wilson's daughter.

Stanton F. Blain cadet account book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0032
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an account book owned by Stanton F. Blain. The book contains a listing of school expenses incurred while Blain was a cadet at VMI from 1919 to 1923.

Thomas S. Nixon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0431
Scope and Contents Cadet scrapbook and photograph album of Thomas Scott Nixon, Virginia Military Institute Class of 1923, covering the period 1919-1920. Included are snapshots, as well as dance programs, clippings, drawings, and other VMI memorabilia. Topics of the photographs include his classmates and friends, cadet life, athletics, and VMI buildings.

Tom R. Nicholls VMI account book

 Item
Identifier: MS-0085
Scope and Contents VMI account book of Cadet Tom R. Nicholls (Class of 1929), of Norfolk, Virginia. Contains entries for cadet expenses, 1925-1926.

William A. Garbutt scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0482
Scope and Contents Virginia Military Institute (VMI) scrapbook, 1929-1930, compiled by Cadet William A. Garbutt, Class of 1933. Garbutt attended for one year. Includes photographs of cadet life, classmates, buildings; newspaper clippings, and memorabilia.

William A. Hopkins cadet scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: MS-0259
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet William A. Hopkins during the years 1921-1925. Contains autographs and nicknames of classmates, items concerning athletic events, photographs; dance programs and other VMI mementos.

William H. Milton cadet scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0200
Scope and Contents Scrapbook compiled by VMI Cadet William H. Milton, Jr. Includes photographs and other mementos collected during his cadetship, 1916-1920. In later life he served as VMI's eighth Superintendent

William H. Watson cadet scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: MS-0201
Scope and Contents Scrapbook compiled by VMI Cadet William H. Watson. Includes photographs and other VMI memorabilia, 1923-1925.

William R. Vivian papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0494
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous personal papers. Includes scrapbook and VMI memorabilia from his cadetship; records from his U. S. Army service; roster of the 698th Field Artillery Battalion during World War II; photographs; and citations and certificates.

Willis J. Meriwether, Jr., Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0498
Scope and Contents VMI cadet scrapbook containing photographs of cadet life, classmates, buildings, athletics for the period 1929-1933. Memorabilia (programs, clippings) also included.