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Collection Number: 00660-z

Collection Title: Henry E. Shepherd Papers, 1838-1928.

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Size About 100 items
Abstract Henry Elliott Shepherd of Fayetteville, N.C., was superintendent of schools in Baltimore, Md., in the late nineteenth century. The collection includes miscellaneous papers including a summary of an address, "The Place of North Carolina in American History," focusing on the contributions of James Cochran Dobbin (1814-1857), secretary of the Navy, 1853-1857, delivered by Shepherd to the North Carolina Society of Baltimore, Md., undated; four letters from H. E. Shepherd to Mrs. R. P. Pell, Spartanburg, S.C., 1928 and undated; a letter from James C. Dobbin to Catherine Dobbin, Fayetteville, N.C., 1838; a note of instructions from James C. Dobbin to John [W.?] Dobbin, 1842?; and numerous newspaper clippings about Dobbin, Shepherd, and other topics.
Creator Shepherd, Henry E. (Henry Elliot), 1844-1929.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Henry E. Shepherd Papers, #660-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Henry Elliott Shepherd (1844-1929) of Fayetteville, N.C., was superintendent of schools in Baltimore, Md., in the late nineteenth century.

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The collection includes miscellaneous papers including a summary of an address, "The Place of North Carolina in American History," focusing on the contributions of James Cochran Dobbin (1814-1857), secretary of the Navy, 1853-1857, delivered by Shepherd to the North Carolina Society of Baltimore, Md., undated; four letters from H. E. Shepherd to Mrs. R. P. Pell, Spartanburg, S.C., 1928 and undated; a letter from James C. Dobbin to Catherine Dobbin, Fayetteville, N.C., 1838; a note of instructions from James C. Dobbin to John [W.?] Dobbin, 1842?; and numerous newspaper clippings about Dobbin, Shepherd, and other topics.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, January 2011

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