Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Allan T. Gwathmey Collection
Scope and Contents A collection (13 oversized items) of certificates, diplomas, and misc. items relating the educational history of Allan T. Gwathmey, VMI Class of 1923. Gwathmey was an internationally known scientist specializing in the field of single metal crystals, taught chemistry at the University of Virginia from 1938 until his death in 1963. He was also the founder of the Virginia Institute for Scientific Research.
Alumni and Institute certificates and citations collection
Scope and Contents A collection of certificates, citations, commissions and similar associated with VMI alumni, faculty, staff, or the Institute as a whole. The collection does not include VMI diplomas or literary society certificates, which are filed separately.
Board of Visitors Appointment Documents
Scope and Contents This file includes the following documents: Manuscript, appointment of the first VMI Board, 1839; James McDowell appointment, 1839; Alfred Leyburn, 1843; William B. Taliaferro, 1852; Arthur C. Cummings, 1866; Martin B. Wood, 1882; Alexander F. (Alex) Ryland
D-Day to St. Lo certificate, 1945
Scope and Contents Certificate issued to some members of the 29th Infantry Division certifying their service from "D-Day to St. Lo". Signed by Maj. Gen. Charles H. Gerhardt
Duff Green collection
Contents Note Eight documents from the career of army officer Duff Green, VMI Class of 1929, including U. S. Army commission (1929); Legion of Merit citation; 29th Armored Infantry Battalion certificate; U. S. Army retirement certificate; VMI Alumni Association certificate; VMI Sportsmen's Club certificate; VMI Institute Society certificate; and VMI Alumni Association certificate.
Edmund C. Waddill papers
Scope and Contents Commissions and certificates (10 items) from the army career of Edmund C. Waddill.
Erskine Mayo Ross papers
Scope and Contents Papers consist of three oversized items. 1. Certificate (13.5" x 11.5"), 1875 April 14, granting Ross permission to practice law in California. 2. Certificate (22" x 18"), 1887 Jan. 13, judicial appointment to U.S. District Court, Southern District of California. 3. Certificate (23" x 17.5"), 1895 Feb. 22, judicial appointment for U.S. Circuit Court, 9th District.
Francis Mallory Certificates, 1939
Scope and Contents Two certificates: Honorary degree from Washington and Lee University; Membership certificate, Sons of the American Revolution
John D. deButts collection
Scope and Contents The collection ) consists primarily of certificates, honorary degrees, and miscellaneous awards given to Mr. deButts during his business career, most dating date from the 1960's-1985. The collection also includes 19 volumes of deButts' speeches, 1972-1978. Medals, plaques& other related to these papers are located in the VMI Museum.
Lee S. Gerow papers
Scope and Contents Documents from the military career of General Lee S. Gerow. The papers includes diplomas, citations, certificates of promotion, photographs, autobiography (14 pp. typescript, 1979), and miscellaneous correspondence.