Shephard Family Papers, 1874-1926 A&M 3147

Shephard Family Papers, 1874-1926 A&M 3147


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M 3147
Title
Shephard Family Papers 1874-1926
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/792
Quantity
0.25 Linear Feet, Summary: 3 in. (1 small flat storage box)
Creator
Shepard family
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English
Abstract
Isaiah Shephard of Ritchie and Wood counties was the progenitor of this family which frequently corresponded with one another. Many of the letters were received by Roxie Shephard, as a young woman, from her friends and suitors. Much of the collection deals with Hiram W. Shepherd including correspondence while he was in World War I. Pvt. Shephard served in France attached to the A.E.F. General Headquarters 1st Army Motor section as a chauffeur. While a soldier he comments much about his travel duties, overseas Army life, and his acquaintances.

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[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Shephard Family Papers, A&M 3147, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries, Morgantown, West Virginia.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Independent Order of Odd Fellows
  • Missouri
  • Ritchie County (W. Va.)
  • Shepard family
  • Shephard, Alyce.
  • Shephard, Hannah.
  • Shephard, Hiram W.
  • Shephard, Isaiah.
  • Shephard, Roxie.
  • Tyler County (W. Va.)
  • Wood County (W. Va.)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Letters

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Missouri
  • Ritchie County (W. Va.)
  • Tyler County (W. Va.)
  • Wood County (W. Va.)