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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Harvey Sheppard Letter MSS.3365

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

May 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-05-31T16:48-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Harvey Sheppard Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.3365

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (one letter, one envelope)

Dates:

1954 October 15

Abstract:

This collection contains one letter from Lieutenant Colonel Harvey Sheppard in Sheffield, Alabama, to Colonel John Pohl in Newport News, Virginia, regarding their mutual interest in Confederate stamps.

Access Restrictions:

none

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

Harvey Sheppard Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Kendal Spires, 2011

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains one letter from Lieutenant Colonel Harvey Sheppard to Colonel John Pohl. The two had met at the Confederate Stamp Alliance convention in Richmond, Virginia. Sheppard enclosed with the letter a stamp set that Pohl had requested and asked that he forward any information he had regarding Virginia postmarks.

Biographical/Historical note

Harvey E. Sheppard graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in 1932 and served in the U. S. Army.

Harvey Sheppard Letter Box SC0074 Folder 3365.01