Pendleton, Lee Papers

A Guide to the Lee Pendleton Papers, 1967-1977 Ms.1974.007


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1974.007
Title
Lee Pendleton Papers1967-1977
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Pendleton, Lee, 1893-
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
This collection contains manuscripts and correspondence written by Lee Pendleton regarding the history of Southwest Virginia.

Administrative Information

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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], Lee Pendleton Papers, Ms1974-007, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Lee Pendleton Papers were donated to the Special Collections in 1974 and 1977.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Lee Pendleton Papers commenced in December 2006 and was completed in December 2006.


Biographical Note

Born on July 30, 1893 in Elliston, Virginia; Lee Pendleton worked as a court reporter, served in the United States Army during World War I, and was later employed as a secretary for Congressman James Strother. Due to an inner ear problem, Pendleton was hospitalized from 1967 until his death in 1977, during which time he researched and wrote several short historical essays on Southwest Virginia.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of ten published and unpublished manuscripts as well as correspondence written by Lee Pendleton regarding the history of Southwest Virginia. These materials provide historial information on Fotheringhay House, Fort Vause, Fort Hog, the Hancock family, the Edmundson family, the Crockett family, and the Craig-Flagg family.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

Container List

Lee Pendleton Papers
1967-1977
  • Manuscripts: "Fotheringhay," "George Hancock, Sr. of Fotheringhay," "Henry Edmundson and His Descendants: A History of Fotheringhay," "The Crockett Family," "Fort Vause on Land of Captain Vause; Fort Hog on Land of Jacob Kent," "Indian Massacres - Montgomery County, 1755-1756: Drapers Meadow Massacre Retold," "Fort Vause and Its Traditions," "A Tribute to Walter T. Pendleton by His Brother Lee," "West of Elliston," and "Area History is Remembered"
    (1967-76)
  • Photocopy of an invitation to the United States White House
    (1928)
  • Genealogical information on the Craig-Flagg Family
    (n.d.)
  • Correspondence concerning the history of Southwest Virginia
    (1974-77)
  • Personal Correspondence
    (1977)