The Resource Sheppard family papers, (manuscript)

Sheppard family papers, (manuscript)

Label
Sheppard family papers, 1863, 1917-1919, undated
Title
Sheppard family papers
Inclusive dates
1863, 1917-1919, undated
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The papers consist chiefly of personal letters and correspondence of James H. Sheppard during his service in France in World War I. There is some information about his role in the development of the 155 mm Filloux gun
  • There is also material relating to Thomas Jefferson Sheppard, including a reminiscence of his life that mentions his Civil War service and detention in Andersonville prison; a piece of a stockade log from Andersonville; a manuscript of a speech given by Sheppard at the Franklin Literary Society of Denison University, ca. 1883; and, a photograph of Sheppard
  • The collection also contains a typed extract from the diary of Charles Copland describing the 1811 Richmond Theatre fire
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Sheppard family papers, (manuscript)
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  • Special Collections
Extent
circa 500
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u4717678
System control number
(OCoLC)648011971
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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