A Guide to the Harvey E. Shepherd Collection 1928-32 Shepherd, Harvey E., Collection. Ms2003-020

A Guide to the Harvey E. Shepherd Collection 1928-32

A Collection in
the Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2003-020


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© 2004 By Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.

Processed by: Tamara Kennelly Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Accession number
Ms2003-020
Title
Harvey E. Shepherd Collection 1928-32
Physical Characteristics
1 box, 0.5 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
Scrapbook prepared by Harvey E. Shepherd, class of 1932, as a Cadet and graduate student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Additional loose materials kept in the scrapbook.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Harvey E. Shepherd Collection, Ms2003-020, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Harvey E. Shepherd Collection was donated to the Special Collections in 1993.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Harvey E. Shepherd Collection commenced and was completed in October, 2003.


Biographical/Historical Information

Harvey Earl Shepherd, from Front Royal, Virginia, earned a degree in Chemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1932. He served in teh Corps of Cadets in Companies B and D. He was on the staff of the publication The Virginia Tech, the VPI Skipper, and the Bugle. Shepherd was also a member of the Dramatic Club, the Shenandoah Valley Club, the Chemical Club, and Pi Delta Epsilon. Shepherd also did graduate work at VPI.

Scope and Content

The Harvey E. Shepherd scrapbook spans the years 1928 to 1932. The leather covered scrapbook with memory book and the VPI seal on the cover has 49 leaves. The scrapbook contains line drawings, correspondence, official notification and receipts, class tickets, images, programs, clippings, ticket stubs, invitations, Thanksgiving Dinner menu (1929), college blueprints, photographs, letterhead, Corps of Cadets materials, Virginia Baptist Student Convention program, YMCA membership card, and permission slips from Chemical Warfare ROTC Camp at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland. Also included is a white belt with no buckle marked H.E. Shepherd Co. B.

Arrangement

The scrapbook is arranged loosely chronologically. The original order has been retained. Loose materials and a cloth belt have been put in separate folders.


Contents List

Container 1-1
Memory Book
Container 1-2
Loose materials house in the Memory Book
Container 1-3
White belt with no buckle marked H. E. SHEPHERD CO B.