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Account Books

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Robert L. Wallace collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0388
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the VMI account book of Cadet Robert L. Wallace (VMI Class of 1924, of Chase City, Virginia), containing entries for cadet expenses, 1920-1924; and a scrapbook fragment (ca. 21 pages), containing photographs of cadets and cadet life, clippings, and other VMI mementos.

Samuel F. Atwill papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0061
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters (1862) written by cadet Samuel F. Atwill to his parents, relating anecdotes about life at VMI. Also included is one letter (July 1864) from Superintendent Francis H. Smith notifying the Atwill family of cadet Atwill's death and a fragment of Atwill's cadet account book.Atwill was thoughtful and religious, and his letters also reflect a wonderful sense of humor. The letters contain amusing anecdotes about wartime cadet life, including a...

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 B. Davis collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0026
Scope and Contents The Thomas B. Davis collection contains two items. The first is a letter from Davis to his sister, Camillus Christian, dated March 22, 1863. This letter was written while Davis was a cadet at VMI. In this letter he mentions activities at VMI, Civil War news ("a considerable cavalry fight on the Rappahannock"), the unusual late snows, and provides an early use of the term rat as a reference to new cadets ("The legislature is still cutting up about our maltreating the new cadets, or as we call...

Thomas H. Tardy collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0291
Contents Note The collection (3 items) consists of the VMI account book (1910-1914) of Cadet William H. Tardy; a signed loan agreement, September 1913, between Tardy and VMI; and his writing exercise book.

Tom R. Nicholls VMI account book

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

William H. Green cadet account book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0027
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an account book owned by William H. Green. The book contains a listing of school expenses incurred while Green was a cadet at VMI from 1870 tp 1873.

William H. Mitchell account book

 Item
Identifier: MS-0186
Scope and Contents VMI account book of Cadet William H. Mitchell. Contains entries for cadet expenses, 1870-1871. Also contains household financial accounts for William and possibly other Mitchell family members for 1889-1891.

William J. Black Civil War diary and VMI account book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0015
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the one volume diary of Confederate soldier William J. Black. The diary entries date from October 1864 to January 1865, written while Black was serving in Captain John J. Shoemaker's Company, Virginia Horse Artillery. Included are brief accounts of various skirmishes and the Battle of Cedar Creek, and campsites and positions that are recorded daily.Following the diary entries are copies of two of Shoemaker's reports detailing Battery activities, dated...

William N. Brown cadet account book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0028
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an account book owned by William N. Brown. The book contains a listing of school expenses incurred while Brown was a cadet at VMI from 1889 to 1893.