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This is a guide to resources available in the VMI Archives that document VMI alumni participation in World War I, as well as life at the Institute during the period 1914-1918. It includes links to detailed finding aids and to full text when available. Some of these collections are available online; others must be used in the Archives reading room.
The Archives are located on the 4th floor of Preston Library, one level down from the Main Desk. The department is open from 0800 to 1630, Monday - Friday. You don't need an appointment.
Email questions to COL Jacob, and/or consult with her before starting your research.
Compiled by VMI's "official historiographer" in 1920, this is the best published source for information about VMI alumni participation in World War I. It is available online and in print in the main library collection.