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William Henry Sheppard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3487

Scope and Contents

Photo by Arthur S. Proctor of Sheppard pointing to a map of the Congo. A young African or African American child is wearing African clothing. Cabinet card. Taken around 1893.

Photo by W.E. Magee of Sheppard. Cabinet card. Sheppard is standing. Taken between 1883 and 1886.

This collection also contains the book by Pagan Kennedy titled "Black Livingston: A True Tale of Adventure in the Nineteenth-Century Congo".

Dates

  • Between 1893 and 1896

Physical Description

good

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (2 photographs and one book)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Two photogarphs of and a book about one of the first African American missionaries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Frances Osborn Robb, 2012

Physical Description

good

General

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Source

Title
Guide to the William Henry Sheppard papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500