A Guide to the Pedro T. Slone Memoir, 1943 Slone, Pedro T., Memoir Ms2011-057

Pedro T. Slone Memoir, 1943

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2011-057


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Processed by: Laura Arritt, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2011-057
Title
Pedro T. Slone Memoir, 1943
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Slone, Pedro T.
Language
English
Abstract
Typescript memoir by Pedro T. Slone of Franklin County, Virginia. The memoir was written in February 1943 and chronicles the way of life in Franklin County, Virginia, during the late 19th and early 20th century.

Adminstrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Pedro T. Slone Memoir must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Pedro T. Slone Memoir, Ms2011-057, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Pedro T. Slone Memoir was purchased by Special Collections in April 2011.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Pedro T. Slone Memoir was completed in June 2011.


Biographical Note

Pedro Thomas Slone (b. April 20, 1879, d. May 1982) lived in Franklin County, Virginia. He was married to Kitty Slone. He spent his adult life working as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.

Scope and Content

Typescript memoir by Pedro T. Slone of Franklin County, Virginia, titled "The Way of Life in Turner's Creek Valley Sixty Years Ago." The memoir was written in February 1943 and chronicles the way of life in Franklin County, Virginia during the late 19th and early 20th century. Information is given on the housing, furniture, farming, social and religious practices, and politics in rural Franklin County. There is a brief genealogy of the Slone, Hale, and Via families.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South

Contents List

Folder 1
Memoir, February 1943