Lane, James H. Papers

A Guide to the James H. Lane Papers, 1874-1880 Ms.1952.001


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1952.001
Title
James H. Lane Papers1874-1880
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Flood, Kate
Creator
Lane, James H., 1833-1907
Language
The material in the collection is in English.
Abstract
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.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], James H. Lane Papers, Ms1952-001, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the James H. Lane Papers commenced in November 2006 and was completed in November 2006.


Biographical Note

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.

Scope and Contents

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."

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Faculty
  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896)

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Flood, Kate
  • Lane, James H., 1833-1907

Container List

Letter from James H. Lane to Unidentified Friend
1874
Letter from Kate Flood to Mrs. Lane
1879
Letter from James H. Lane to His Wife
1880
"Rules and Regulations for the Government of the Military Department of Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College"
n.d.