Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet Life -- 1910-1919
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Epidemics, Typhoid and other, 1899 - 1947
Scope and Contents File containing correspondence, reports and other documents pertaining disease outbreaks in the Corps (typhoid, polio, influenza. Includes documentation for the significant outbreaks of typhoid in 1899 and 1910, when classes were suspended and cadets were sent home.
George B. Engleby (Class of 1919) cadet scrapbook, 1915 - 1916
Jennings Wise Photograph Album, 1913-1914
Scope and Contents
Containing images of the VMI Cadet Battery and of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Battle of New Market, Virginia.
Lemuel Shepherd (Class of 1917) VMI Cadet Scrapbook, 1913-1917
Scope and Contents Scrapbook compiled by Lemuel Shepherd during his VMI cadetship. Includes photographs and memorabilia for the period 1913-1917.
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.
VMI Scrapbook, Thurber Sweet hazing incident; Col. Robert Kerlin dismissal, 1915; 1921
Scope and Contents One volume scrapbook containing clippings about two unrelated topics- the hazing death of Cadet Thurber Sweet in 1915; and the dismissal of Professor Robert Kerlin from his faculty position in 1921.