Hermann C. Niemeyer Papers (Ms1987-062)


Hermann C. Niemeyer Papers (Ms1987-062)


University History
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College


This collection contains the papers of Hermann C. Niemeyer, a student at Virginia Agricultural & Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) during the mid-1870s. The collection includes two leaves detailing Niemeyer's expenses while at school in 1876 and 1877, and three leaves containing well-wishes from schoolmates and genealogical data on the Niemeyer family. The collection also includes a certificate, signed by Charles L. C. Minor, commending Niemeyer for "attaining to an average of three-fourths in all his examinations for the session of 1875-76," and a photographic portrait of Niemeyer in his cadet uniform.


Niemeyer, Hermann C.




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Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Hermann C. Niemeyer Papers, Ms1987-062, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

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This the exam completion certificate for Cadet Hermann C. Niemeyer. Before the 1880s, VAMC only issued certificates of completion, not degrees, August…

This document show the expenses of Cadet Niemeyer during the 1876-1877 academic session. These include various uniform and living items, as well as…

Photograph of Cadet Hermann C. Niemeyer of VAMC, from Portsmouth, VA, 1876.

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