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Commencement ceremonies

Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Graduation, Class of 2006 [dvd], 2006 May

 Item — Box 01, Media Case/Sleeve: 003
Identifier: DVD003
Scope and Contents The graduation speaker was Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense

Letter to Mary Gunn. VMI Commencement, 1848 July 8

Scope and Contents

Written at Lexington, Virginia to his sister in Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut. Topics include commencement at the Virginia Military Institute and a speech by the governor of Virginia.
"This was my first sight of a real Gov. and it did not give me a very good opinion of the race."

Robert M. T. Hunter manuscript

Identifier: MS-0116
Scope and Contents 41 page manuscript of speech given at VMI by Senator Robert M. T. Hunter on July 3, 1857 as part of the celebrations marking the end of the academic year. The speech was subsequently printed by McFarlane & Fergusson, Richmond VA, and that published version is also available in the archives.

Samuel H. Letcher manuscript

Identifier: MS-0148
Scope and Contents Manuscript (holograph, 19 pages) of VMI valedictory address of Cadet Samuel H. Letcher. The speech was delivered at VMI Finals in July 1869. Annotations by John T. L. Preston.