Newlee Family Papers
Scope and Content
The collection includes a paper on the history of Smithfield Plantation, the Preston family, and Virginia Newlee (Col. Robert Newlee's daughter) written by George Shackelford in 1980. In addition, there is an obituary of Colonel Newlee, and a newspaper clipping from 1916 with the muster roll of the Company of Virginia Volunteers in the Mexican War. Also the collection includes a muster roll of Company L, Fourth Virginia Regiment, of which Newlee was captain.
- 1916, 1980, n.d.
- Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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The Newlee family was from Blacksburg, Virginia. During the American Civil War, Colonel Robert G. Newlee mustered in as a captain of the 4th Virginia Regiment in April 1862. He was later a sergeant in the 1st Virginia Regiment in the Mexican War, and raised a company in Blacksburg during the Civil War known as the "Montgomery Mountain Boys."
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder; 1 oversize folder)
The collection arranged by material type.
Source of Acquisition
The Newlee Family Papers collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1982.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Newlee 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 Newlee Family Papers was completed in 1982. Additional information was completed in April 2011.
- Newlee Family Papers, 1916, 1980, n.d.
- Special Collections and University Archives Staff
- 2011 (CC0 1.0)
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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