Shackelford, George Green

Variant names

Hide Profile

Virginia Polytechnic Institute history professor.

From the description of Papers of George Green Shackelford [manuscript], 1955-1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806773

From the description of Papers, 1955-1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958877

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University history professor.

From the description of Papers of George Green Shackelford and the Shackelford family [manuscript], 1909-1990. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825648

Historian of Blacksburg, Va.

From the description of Papers of George Green Shackelford, 1777-1959. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34567072

Historian and collector of Blacksburg, Va.

From the description of Papers collected by George Green Shackelford, 1714-1835. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34689903

George Green Shackelford was a professor of history at Virginia Tech. He also was a historical preservation expert and specialist in the age of Washington and Jefferson in Virginia history. In 1985, he received an award from the Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture in historic preservation.

Shackelford attended the Woodberry Forest School, Columbia University, and then the University of Virginia for his Ph.D. He also earned certificates from the Attingham Summer School and Institute of Historical and Archival Management.

In 1942, Shackelford received his commission in the Naval Reserve and served in anti-submarine warfare in the Atlantic and Pacific. He was a Lieutenant by the end of his service.

Before Shackelford taught at Virginia Tech from 1954 to 1986, he taught at Birmingham Southern College from 1948 to 1949 and worked as a research fellow at the Virginia Historical Society. From 1963 to 1964, Shackelford spearheaded the restoration of Smithfield Plantation. In 1967, he worked as a historical consultant to the Westmoreland David Memorial Foundation for Morven Park in Leesburg, Virginia.

Shackelford was also a prolific author. He wrote five books, including Jefferson's Adoptive Son: The Life of William Short, 1759-1849 and Thomas Jefferson's Travels in Europe, 1784-1789 . He also wrote many articles and was the co-editor of the Virginia Social Sciences Journal .

He was the President of the Monticello Association from 1969 to 1971. He was on the board of directors for APVA, now Preservation Virginia, and was the President of the Montgomery Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities in 1975. He was a member of the Board of Advisors of the National Trust for Historical Preservation from 1976 until 1979. He was a member of the Virginia Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution from 1987 until 1992. He was the President of the Southwest Virginia Branch of the English Speaking Union.

From the guide to the George Green Shackelford Papers, 1899-1990 (Bulk, 1955-1989), (Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.)

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.

From the guide to the George Green Shackelford Student Papers, ., 1963-1989, (Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Shackelford, George Green, 1920-. Correspondence of George Green Shackelford [manuscript] 1952. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Albemarle County Historical Society (Va.). Speeches given at Albemarle County Historical Society meetings [manuscript], 1960-1974. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf George Green Shackelford Student Papers, ., 1963-1989 Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
creatorOf Shackelford, George Green. Papers of George Green Shackelford and the Shackelford family [manuscript], 1909-1990. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shackelford, George Green,. Papers regarding the Donald DeLue statue of Jefferson [manuscript] 1975. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf George Green Shackelford Papers, 1899-1990 (Bulk, 1955-1989) Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
creatorOf Shackelford, George Green. Papers of George Green Shackelford, 1777-1959. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shackelford, Virginius Randolph, 1885-1949,. Papers of the Shackelford family [manuscript] 1890-1969. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shackelford, George Green. Papers, 1955-1985. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shackelford, George Green. Papers of the Shackelford family [manuscript] 1890-1975. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shackelford, George Green. World War II flags [manuscript], 1945. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Marcus L. Oliver Correspondence, 1947-2004 (Bulk 1950-1985) Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
referencedIn Papers relating to University of Virginia football [manuscript], 1934-1950. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Clark, E. P., fl. 1875,. Miscellaneous Shackelford family items [manuscript], 1875-1958, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shackelford, George Green,. Papers collected by George Green Shackelford, 1714-1835. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shackelford, George Green. Reminiscences of the early days of the Montgomery County APVA & the restoration of Smithfield Plantation House : speech, typescript, October 18, 1993 / by George Green Shackelford. Virginia Tech
referencedIn Walker, Carter,. Papers of George Green Shackelford [manuscript] 1937-1963. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shackelford, George Green. Jefferson's adoptive son [manuscript] : the life of William Short, 1759-1849, 1993. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shackelford, George Green. Papers of George Green Shackelford [manuscript], 1955-1985. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. Montgomery County Branch. Records, 1958-1983. Virginia Tech
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Albemarle County Historical Society (Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. Montgomery County Branch. corporateBody
associatedWith Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821, person
associatedWith Boyd, Julian P. (Julian Parks), 1903-1980. person
associatedWith Brown, Stuart E. (Stuart Ellett), 1916- person
associatedWith Chamberlain, Bernard Peyton, 1896- person
associatedWith Churchill, Edward. person
associatedWith Churchill, Edward. person
associatedWith Church of England corporateBody
associatedWith Coolidge, Harold Jefferson, 1904-1985. person
associatedWith Dallas, Alexander James, 1759-1817, person
associatedWith Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829, person
associatedWith Dudley, William M. person
associatedWith Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844, person
associatedWith Esser, George H. person
associatedWith Green family. family
associatedWith Henry, C. S. Ashby. person
associatedWith Hubbard, Randolph Bolling. person
associatedWith Jefferson family. family
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 person
associatedWith Jones, Archer, 1926- person
associatedWith Kean, Robert Hill, 1900-1985. person
associatedWith Kimball, Fiske, 1888-1955. person
associatedWith King, George Harrison Sanford, person
associatedWith Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723. person
associatedWith Monroe family. family
associatedWith Monticello Association (Charlottesville, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Monticello (Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Moore, Nathaniel Fish, 1782-1872, person
associatedWith Nelson, Thomas Page. person
associatedWith Otis, Bass, 1784-1861. person
associatedWith Page, Mann, fl. 1784, person
associatedWith Payne family. family
associatedWith Perkins, Joseph, 1772-1803, person
associatedWith Princeton University Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Randolph, John H. person
associatedWith Randolph, Mary Walker, 1903- person
associatedWith Randolph, Wilson Cary Nicholas, 1834-1907. person
associatedWith Rhodes, James A. (James Allen), 1909-2001, person
associatedWith Ruffin, Sidney M. person
associatedWith Secker, Thomas, 1693-1768, person
associatedWith Shackelford, Evelyn. person
associatedWith Shackelford family. family
associatedWith Shackelford, George Scott, 1897-1965. person
associatedWith Shackelford, George Scott, d. 1965. person
associatedWith Shackelford, Grace Howard McConnell, 1925- person
associatedWith Shackelford, Lyne Moncure, 1914- person
associatedWith Shackelford, Peachy Gascoigne Lyne, d. 1976 person
associatedWith Shackelford, Virginius Randolph, 1885-1949. person
associatedWith Shackelford, Virginius Randolph, 1916- person
associatedWith Shannon, Edgar Finley, 1918-1997. person
associatedWith Shenandoah Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Shenandoah Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Short, William, 1759-1849. person
associatedWith Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Smithfield Plantation (Montgomery County, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Smithfield Plantation (Montgomery County, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Taylor, Olivia Alexander, 1890-1985. person
associatedWith Towles, Oliver, fl. 1784, person
associatedWith Tutt family. family
associatedWith United States Mint corporateBody
associatedWith University of Virginia. Alumni Association. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Virginia. West Lawn Marching and Chowder Society. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Virginia--Albemarle County
Virginia
Virginia
Blacksburg, Va
Africa
King and Queen County (Va.)
Virginia--Albemarle County
Virginia
United States
Willow Grove (Orange County, Va.)
United States
Massachusetts
Monticello (Va.)
Spotsylvania County (Va.)
United States
Egypt
Great Britain
Subject
Slaves--Emancipation
Authors and publishers
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University--Dept. of History
Diplomats--Biography
Indians of North America--Mixed descent
Military pensions--History--19th century
Slaves--Legal status, laws, etc.--History--18th century
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
faculty
University Archives
Local/Regional History
Personal property--History--18th century
Annuities--History--18th century
World War, 1939-1945--Collectibles
Church and state--Church of England--History--18th century
Genealogical correspondence
Bounties, Military--History
Cemeteries
Greek language--Study and teaching--History--19th century
Blacksburg (Va.)
Montgomery County (Va.)
Veterans, Disabled--History--19th century
Portrait painters--Pensions--History--18th century
Occupation
Collector
Function

Person

Birth 1920

Americans

English

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6891gfd

Ark ID: w6891gfd

SNAC ID: 4097134