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Virginia Military Institute -- History -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Army ROTC and Military Science, 1886-ongoing

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This file documents the administrative history and functions of the Army ROTC Department, which was formally established at VMI in 1919 (file material dates to 1916). Includes chronological administrative file and other records listed in Container List below. Also includes some records concerning pre-ROTC Military Science, including reports of government inspections and other material.

Education Commission of Virginia (Barton Commission), 1927 - 1928

 File — Box SF046
Scope and Contents This file concerns VMI's response to the report produced by the Educational Commission of Virginia, which undertook a survey of public education in the state. The final report recommended that VMI be closed, a conclusion that sparked a vocal response by VMI and its alumni. The commission is sometimes referred to as the Barton Commission (for the chairman, Robert T. Barton) and the report as the O'Shea report (the director of the survey was M.V. O'Shea of the Univ. of Wisconsin)

Office of the Superintendent. Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1840 - 1915

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This box contains incoming and outgoing letters that do not fit in the larger correspondence series for the period, including: --unnumbered incoming letters, 1840-1870 --misc. numbered letters that do not fit in the known sequence, including a few examples from the 1870's for which there are no other extant incoming letters. --Misc. original outgoing letters (copies in letter books) --Misc. copies of outgoing letters, (perhaps a second copy in addition to...

Speeches of Superintendent John A. Lejeune, 1931 - 1937

 Series
Scope and Contents Chronological file containing texts of speeches given by Superintendent John A. Lejeune

VMI orientation for the assimilation of women [dvd], 1997

 Item — Box 03, Media Case/Sleeve: 139
Identifier: DVD129
Scope and Contents Orientation and convocations held during the Spring of 1997 to prepare the Corps for the beginning of coeducation.