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1974-1976
Inclusive dates
1974-1976
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Language
eng
Summary
Journal, 1974-1976, of Shelton H. Short III (1926-2005) of Mecklenburg County, Virginia, describing three canoe trips made by Short, Howard Sizemore, Jean L. Sherbondy, and Charlie C. Wootton along the Meherrin River from Mecklenburg County, through Lunenburg, Brunswick, Greensville, and Southampton Counties, Virginia, and North Carolina. Short, Sizemore, and Wootton made the first journey which occurred in Autumn 1974, and Short, Sherbondy, and Wootton made the second and third journeys in Winter 1975 and Summer 1976. The Summer 1976 journey ended at Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. The journal describes the Meherrin River, the landscape, and life along the river. Journal includes photographs of the journeys and a map with the routes traces on it. Portions of the journal were written by Sizemore and Sherbondy. Journal also includes church bulletins from the Centenary United Methodist Church in Chase City, Virginia, and from the May Memorial Baptist Church in Powhatan, Virginia, as well as a devotional column
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Biographical or historical data
Shelton Hardaway Short III was born 9 November 1926 in Richmond, Virginia, to Shelton Hardaway Short, Jr., (1898-1974) and Bessie Morton Goode Jeffreys Short (1899-1977). He grew up in Chase City, Virginia, and graduated from Chase City High School. After serving in the army air corps, he attended and graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1948. Short received MAs from International College of Elsinod and the University of Nevada-Reno, and received a ph.d. in history from the University of Edinburgh in 1969. In 2000, he received an honorary doctorate from Randolph-Macon College. Short taught in the classroom of several colleges and universities and worked on forestland and wildlife habitat, managing over 5000 acres of woodland. He established scholarships at Virginia Tech and at Randolph-Macon College. Short married Jean Snyder Renner 25 November 1989 in Williamsburg, Virginia. Short died in Clarksville, Virginia, 30 July 2005.
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Vi
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Journal
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
Immediate source of acquisition
Short, Shelton H., III
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000491832
Type of unit
v. (.15 cubic ft.).

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