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Stamp Collecting: Harvey Sheppard Letter [RESTRICTED], 1954 October 15

 File — Box: 4265.001, Folder: 44

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one letter from Lieutenant Colonel Harvey E. Sheppard at the Muscle Shoals Project in Sheffield, Alabama, to Colonel John Pohl in Newport News, Virginia. The two had met at the Confederate Stamp Alliance convention in Richmond. In the letter, Sheppard mentions "sending along a used set of the Peace Issue, British Solomon Islands" and asks that Pohl forward any information he finds regarding Virginia Confederate postmarks.


  • 1954 October 15

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to portions of this collection has been restricted by Archives and Special Collections in order to preserve the original materials. Contact University Libraries Special Collections at or 205.348.0500 for information on access to the restricted portions of this collection.

The rest of the collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. 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. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

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


From the Collection: 3.8 Linear Feet


Formerly MSS.3365

Local Identifier


Processing Information

Processed by Kendal Spires, 2011.

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266