A Guide to the Shugart Family Papers, 1811-1876 Shugart Family Papers Ms2015-013

A Guide to the Shugart Family Papers, 1811-1876

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2015-013


Special Collections, Virginia Tech

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©2015 By Virginia Tech. All rights reserved.

Processed by: Betsy Reed, Graduate Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Shugart Family Papers, 1811-1876
Physical Characteristics
0.3 cu. ft. 1 box
Shugart family, Southwest Virginia
This collection contains papers from the Shugart Family of Southwest Virginia, created between 1811 and 1876.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Shugart Family Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Shugart Family Papers Ms2015-013, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated to Special Collections prior to 2000.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Shugart Family Papers was completed in May 2015.

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, account records, receipts, and court papers all related to the Shugart family of Southwest Virginia.


The collection is arranged in folder by material type. Folders are arranged alphabetically by name.

Index Terms


  • Shugart family, Southwest Virginia
  • Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Wythe County (Va.)
  • Geographical Names:

  • Marion (Va.)
  • Virginia, Southwest
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Correspondence
  • Financial records

Contents List

Box-folder 1-1
Account Records
Box-folder 1-2
Agreements and Deeds of Sale
Box-folder 1-3
Box-folder 1-4
Court Papers
Box-folder 1-5
Handwritten Book of Weights and Measures c. 1829
Box-folder 1-6
Receipts and Bills
Box-folder 1-7
Small Notebook