MSS 00079 Guide to the Marshal Shepherd Catalogs, 1897 - 1909
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[Box MSS.2, Folder MSS 79] Catalogue of Bladenboro High School, Bladenboro, N.C., 1897 - 1898
[Box MSS.2, Folder MSS 79] Catalogue of Bladenboro High School, Bladenboro, N.C., 1899 - 1900
[Box MSS.2, Folder MSS 79] Stinceon Institute and Commercial School, 1903 - 1904
[Box MSS.2, Folder MSS 79] Catalogue: Stinceon Institute and Commercial School, Orrum, N.C., 1908 - 1909
[Box MSS.2, Folder MSS 79] Article from The Robesonian Historical Edition: "Orrum Was Built Up Around Church And Boarding School,", 1951 February
Shepherd, Marshal B., 1865-
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Received from Marshal Leroyce Shepherd (son), April 1975
Processed by: Special Collections Staff;machine-readable finding aid created by: Dawne E. Howard
The Marshal Shepherd catalogs consist of copies of catalogs of Bladenboro High School, Bladenboro, North Carolina ( 1897-1900) and Stinceon Institute and Commercial School ( 1903-1904 and 1908-1909), Orrum, North Carolina. The collection also includes biographical information about Shepherd.
Marshal Shepherd (b. 1865) was an educator and a farmer in Robeson County, North Carolina. He spent several years teaching across Robeson County, including at Bladenboro High School. In 1902, Shepherd opened Stinceon Institute and Commercial School (later known as Orrum School) in Orrum, North Carolina. Stinceon Institute was the first rural high school in lower Robeson County. Students learned English, algebra, Latin, French, music, commerce, and agriculture. In 1907, the institute became a public school.
Shepherd fathered six children with his first wife, Rochelle Frink. One of these children, Marshal Leroyce, received a degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina State College in 1933, and later became an instuctor in N.C. State's Military Department and Assistant Director of Extension. After Rochelle's death in 1918, Shepherd married Eliza Singletary.
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