A Guide to the George Green Shackelford Student Papers, 1963-1989 Shackelford, George Green, Student Papers Ms2011-006

A Guide to the George Green Shackelford Student Papers, 1963-1989

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2011-006


Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Processed by: Kimberly Staub, Graduate Assistant, Special Collections

Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
George Green Shackelford Student Papers, .1963-1989
Physical Characteristics
2.0 cu. ft. 5 boxes
Shackelford, George Green
The collection contains student papers from Dr. George Green Shackelford's Historic Preservation classes spanning 1963-1989.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from George Green Shackelford Student Papers must be obtained from individual authors.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: George Green Shackelford Student Papers, Ms2011-006, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The George Green Shackelford Student Papers were donated to Special Collections in 2011.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the George Green Shackelford Student Papers was completed in February 2011.

Biographical Note

Geroge G. Shackelford (1921-2010) was a Professor of History at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University from 1955-1986, and Professor Emeritus since 1986. Among various projects, Shackelford helped start the renovations of Smithfield Plantation at Virginia Tech. He also served on the Board of Advisors of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and on the board of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

Shackelford was married to Grace Howard McConnell Shackelford. He died in November 2010.

Scope and Content

The collection contains student papers from Dr. George Green Shackelford's Historical Preservation classes spanning 1963-1989. The paper topics cover specific people, places, or general geographic locations throughout Virginia, as well as some locations in West Virginia and North Carolina. Papers detail the history and design of the building or structure in question, and often include pictures and floor plans. Items have been kept in their original order as organized by Dr. Shackelford.


The collection is arranged in alphabetical order, as organized by Dr. Shackelford.

Related Material

George Green Shackelford Papers, c.1955-1986. Ms83-008. The collection contains clippings, correspondence, memoranda, bulletins, scrapbooks, and other materials relating to the APVA; the National Trust; the New River Historical Association; the Virginia Landmark Commission the Democratic Committee of Montgomery County (Virginia); the Visiting Scholar Committee of the College of Arts and Sciences for VPI&SU; Blacksburg, Virginia, and Southwest Virginia history; historic properties in Blacksburg and Southwest Virginia, particularly Smithfield Plantation; and of Virginia and VPI&SU related topics. Please note: This collection is open for research, but it is unprocessed.

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Contents List

1127 Second Street, Roanoke, 1982.. 1-1, Box-folder
A Style Sheet for Term Papers, 1967.. 1-2, Box-folder
Albemarle Churches, 1981.. 1-3, Box-folder
Allegheny Springs, 1984.. 1-4, Box-folder
Allegheny Turnpike, 1969.. 1-5, Box-folder
Allen Caperton, 1986.. 1-6, Box-folder
Architecture of Colonial and Revolutionary Virginia, 1975.. 1-7, Box-folder
Bedford County Houses, 1983.. 1-8, Box-folder
Beechwood Plantation, 1986.. 1-9, Box-folder
Botetourt County Jail, 1980.. 1-10, Box-folder
Botetourt Structures, 1980-1986.. 1-11, Box-folder
Catawba Red Sulphur Springs, 1977.. 1-12, Box-folder
Chesterfield County Courthouse, 1977.. 1-13, Box-folder
Clarke County, VA, 1989.. 1-14, Box-folder
Craig County Courthouse and Jail, 1977-1983.. 1-15, Box-folder
Cumberland County Courthouse, 1977.. 1-16, Box-folder
Danville Structures, 1977-1981.. 1-17, Box-folder
Egyptian Style Architecture in U.S., 1967.. 1-18, Box-folder
Fairfax County, 1980.. 1-19, Box-folder
Fauquier White Sulphur Springs, 1977-1980.. 1-20, Box-folder
Fieldale, VA, 1988.. 1-21, Box-folder
Floyd Structures, 1976-1981.. 2-1, Box-folder
Fluvanna County, 1984.. 2-2, Box-folder
Fort Chiswell, 1976.. 2-3, Box-folder
Franklin County Jail, 1980-1986.. 2-4, Box-folder
Fredericksburg, 1963-1987.. 2-5, Box-folder
Fredericksburg Courthouse, 1979-1985.. 2-6, Box-folder
George Hancock, 1966-1974.. 2-7, Box-folder
Germanic Houses and Music, 1984.. 2-8, Box-folder
Giles County Structures, 1977-1987.. 2-9, Box-folder
Gordonsville, VA, 1971-1981.. 2-10, Box-folder
Greenbriar, n.d.. 2-11, Box-folder
Hanover County Courthouse, 1979-1988.. 2-12, Box-folder
Hanover County Houses, 1980.. 2-13, Box-folder
Hardy County, WV, 1987.. 2-14, Box-folder
Henry County Courthouse, 1977-1989.. 2-15, Box-folder
Hoge and Plank Farm, 1980.. 2-16, Box-folder
J. Hoge Tyler and Bellehampton, n.d.. 2-17, Box-folder
Jefferson County Courthouse, 1978.. 2-18, Box-folder
Lancaster, VA Houses, 1984.. 2-19, Box-folder
Land Policies, 1971.. 2-20, Box-folder
Lead Mines of Wythe County, 1975.. 2-21, Box-folder
Log Cabins, 1985-1989.. 3-1, Box-folder
Loudon County, 1987.. 3-2, Box-folder
Lynchburg's Urban Slaves, 1963-1970.. 3-3, Box-folder
Marion, VA Structures, 1984.. 3-4, Box-folder
Mecklenburg County, n.d.. 3-5, Box-folder
Montgomery County Waifs and Wards, 1977.. 3-6, Box-folder
Mufreesboro, NC Houses, 1980.. 3-7, Box-folder
New River Navigation, 1982-1983.. 3-8, Box-folder
Newport, VA Church, 1980.. 3-9, Box-folder
Orkney Springs, 1977.. 3-10, Box-folder
Patrick County Jail, 1980-1985.. 3-11, Box-folder
Petersburg Taverns, n.d.. 3-12, Box-folder
Pittsylvania County Courthouse, n.d.. 3-13, Box-folder
Portsmouth, VA, 1980.. 3-14, Box-folder
Pulaski County, 1980-1981.. 3-15, Box-folder
Pulaski County, 1985.. 3-16, Box-folder
Pulaski County, 1985-1986.. 3-17, Box-folder
Pulaski County Churches, 1981-1982.. 4-1, Box-folder
Pulaski Courthouse, 1988-1990.. 4-2, Box-folder
Pulaski Jail and Cemetery, 1980.. 4-3, Box-folder
Pulaski Top Ten, 1985.. 4-4, Box-folder
Radford City, 1980-1984.. 4-5, Box-folder
Richmond Churches and Houses, 1967-1980.. 4-6, Box-folder
Roanoke City Structures, 1980-1989.. 4-7, Box-folder
Roanoke County Courthouse, 1977.. 4-8, Box-folder
Rockbridge County, 1980-1988.. 4-9, Box-folder
Salem and Roanoke County Structures, 1981-1985.. 4-10, Box-folder
Sears and Roebuck House in Alexandria, VA, 1989.. 4-11, Box-folder
Shutters and Windows 1750-1820, n.d.. 4-12, Box-folder
Smith County Courthouse (Marion), 1980.. 4-13, Box-folder
Smithfield Restoration, n.d.. 5-1, Box-folder
Spotsylvania County Massaponax Baptist Church, 1981.. 5-2, Box-folder
Springs of Virginia, 1976-1980.. 5-3, Box-folder
Staunton, Augusta County Houses, Roads, and Churches, 1981.. 5-4, Box-folder
Swann, 1969.. 5-5, Box-folder
Tayloe of Roanoke County, 1980.. 5-6, Box-folder
Tayloe and Cloverdale Furnace, 1983.. 5-7, Box-folder
Tayloe Slaves at Mt. Airy, 1984.. 5-8, Box-folder
Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1979-1987.. 5-9, Box-folder
Wade and Wiley House, 1980.. 5-10, Box-folder
Warm Springs, 1976.. 5-11, Box-folder
William Christian, 1975.. 5-12, Box-folder
Warren County, NC, n.d.. 5-13, Box-folder
Warrenton, VA, n.d.. 5-14, Box-folder
Washington County Structures, 1980-1981.. 5-15, Box-folder
Westover, 1976.. 5-16, Box-folder
Windows, 1976.. 5-17, Box-folder
Woodlawn Plantation, 1983.. 5-18, Box-folder
Wythe County Jail and Courthouse, 1977-1980.. 5-19, Box-folder
Wythe County Houses, 1979-1982.. 5-20, Box-folder
Wytheville and Wythe County Structures, 1976-1989.. 5-21, Box-folder