Showacre Family Papers A Collection in Special Collections

A Guide to the Showacre Family Papers, 1864, 1873 Ms.2015.030

A Collection in Special Collections


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2015.030
Title
Showacre Family Papers,1864, 1873
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Runyan, William
Creator
Shepherd, V. E.
Creator
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896)
Language
English .
Abstract
The Showacre Family Papers consists of a handwritten copy of a eulogy for Charles Showacre by Reverend William Runyan and given on May 22, 1864, and an acceptance letter dated September 23, 1873, admitting George D. Showarce to the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

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

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Showacre Family Papers, Ms2015-030, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Showacre Family Papers were donated to Special Collections in 2014.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Showacre Family Papers was completed in July 2015.


Scope and Content

The Showacre Family Papers consists of a handwritten copy of a eulogy for Charles Showacre by Reverend William Runyan and given on May 22, 1864, and an acceptance letter dated September 23, 1873, admitting George D. Showarce to the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by type of material.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Showacre, Charles, d.1864
  • Showacre, George D.
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896)

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Runyan, William
  • Shepherd, V. E.
  • Showacre, Charles, d.1864
  • Showacre, George D.

Container List

folder 1
Acceptance Letter,
September 23, 1873
folder 1
Eulogy of Charles Showarce,
May 27, 1864