James H. Lane Papers
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence from James H. Lane to his wife, from Lane to an unidentified friend, and from Kate Flood to Mrs. Lane; a copy of Lane's commission as Commandant of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College Corps of Cadets; and a copy of "Rules and Regulations for the Government of the Military Department of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College."
- 1874 - 1880
- Flood, Kate (Person)
- Lane, James H., 1833-1907 (Person)
Language of Materials
The material in the collection is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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Born on July 28, 1833 in Mathews Courthouse, Virginia, James H. Lane was educated at the Virginia Military Institute and later became a brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. After the war, Lane served at the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (later renamed Virginia Tech) as a professor of Natural Philosophy, General Chemistry, Military Tactics, as well as VAMC's first Commandant of Cadets. Lane went on to teach at the Missouri School of Mines and Auburn University. He passed away in 1907.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
The collection contains Lane family letters, a copy of James H. Lane's commission as commandant of cadets at the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College, and a list of rules for the cadets at VAMC.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the James H. Lane Papers commenced and completed in November 2006.
- James H. Lane Papers, 1874-1880
- Special Collections and University Archives Staff
- 2006 (CC0 1.0)
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