Shell Family Papers
- 1871 - 1932
- Shell family (Family)
Collection is open to research.
Permission to publish material from the Shell Family Papers must be obtained from the Special Collections, Virginia Tech
The Shell family moved from Pennsylvania to Virginia in the mid-1700s where they joined other early settlers in Montgomery County. While in Virginia, members of this family survived hostile encounters with Native Americans as well as served in the United States military during the Mexican-American war and World War I.
Language of Materials
The Shell Family Papers were donated to the Special Collections in 1959 and 2002.
General Physical Description note
1 Folder; 0.1 cu. ft.
This collection contains materials relating to the history of the Shell family of Montgomery County, Virginia
Scope and Content
This collection consists of letters, news clippings, and a historical sketch of the Shell family.
Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
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Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US