Shell Family Papers
Scope and Content
This collection consists of letters, news clippings, and a historical sketch of the Shell family of Montgomery County, Virginia.
- 1871 - 1932
- Shell family (Family)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (email@example.com or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.
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.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Materials document the history of the Shell family of Montgomery County, Virginia.
Source of Acquisition
The Shell Family Papers were donated to the Special Collections in 1959 and 2002.
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection has been digitized and is available online.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Shell Family Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Shell Family Papers was completed in or prior to 2006.
- Shell Family Papers, 1871-1932
- Special Collections and University Archives Staff
- 2006 (CC0 1.0)
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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