Shelton, Billy G. Collection

A Guide to the Billy G. Shelton Collection, 1962 Ms.1961.004


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Kira A. Dietz

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1961.004
Title
Billy G. Shelton Collection1962
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Shelton, Billy G.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The collection includes two photographs from 1962 of Shelton receiving an "Outstanding Trainee" certificate for his basic training company at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. It also includes a letter from the Fort Jackson Commanding General to VPI President Walter S. Newman about Shelton's award.

Administrative Information

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 (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Billy G. Shelton Collection, Ms1961-004, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Billy G. Shelton Collection was donated to Special Collections.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Billy G. Shelton Collection commenced and was completed in 1962. Additional description was completed in May 2009.


Biographical Note

Billy G. Shelton graduated from VPI in 1961 with a degree in Building Construction. No other biographical information is available.

A yearbook picture is available on page 315 of the 1961 Bugle (page 319 of the PDF file).

Scope and Contents

The collection includes two copies of a photograph from 1962 of Shelton receiving an "Outstanding Trainee" certificate for his basic training company at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. The collection also contains a letter from the Fort Jackson Commanding General, Major General Charles S. D'Orsa, to VPI President Dr. Walter S. Newman about Shelton's award. The letter commends both Shelton's efforts at Fort Jackson, and the high caliber of VPI graduates going on to military service.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Billy G. Shelton Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

folder 1
2 copies of photograph with caption on the back,
April 1962
folder 1
Letter to Dr. Walter S. Newman,
May 4, 1962