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Collection # MS-018

John Vann GMA Uniform Collection,
1955-1967

 

Main Entry: Development Office
Volume:
9 Items

Biographical/Historical Note:
John Wallace Vann III (1949-1986) was born on April 12, 1949. He entered Georgia Military Academy in September, 1955 and graduated in May, 1967. At GMA he was a member of the football, swimming,rifle, and gymnastics teams. As a cadet he rose to the rank of First Lieutenant on the Battalion Staff. He also participated in the school strength and variety show.

Scope and Content:
The collection consists of 9 pieces of uniform used by Vann as a GMA cadet, 1955-1967. The artifacts include dress uniform pieces, two caps, and two white fabric belts with buckle. One of the dress jackets is junior school size. One sash is red velvet, while the other is red fabric with large tassel. These items were donated to the school many years before and were passed to the Archives by the Development/ Alumni Affairs Office as a transfer.

 

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