Marshal Shepherd Papers 1897-1909

Creator
Shepherd, Marshal B., 1865-
Size
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Call number
MSS 00079
Access to materials

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Contains photocopies of catalogs from Bladenboro High School, 1897-1898 and 1899-1900, and photocopies of catalogs from Stinceon Institute and Commercial School, 1903-1904 and 1908-1909. Also contains biographical information about Marshal 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.

Biographical/historical note

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.

Scope/content

The Marshal Shepherd Papers 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.

Use of these materials

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. 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 North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Marshal Shepherd Papers, MSS 00079, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Received from Marshal Leroyce Shepherd (son), April 1975

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections staff, 2005; updated by Susan C. Rodriguez, 2015 November.

Robesonian Historical Edition -- Orrum Was Built Up Around Church And Boarding School 1951 February
Legal box MSS 3, Folder 00079-1
Catalogue: Stinceon Institute and Commercial School, Orrum, N.C. 1908-1909
Legal box MSS 3, Folder 00079-1
Stinceon Institute and Commercial School 1903-1904
Legal box MSS 3, Folder 00079-1
Catalogue of Bladenboro High School, Bladenboro, N.C. 1899-1900
Legal box MSS 3, Folder 00079-1
Catalogue of Bladenboro High School, Bladenboro, N.C. 1897-1898
Legal box MSS 3, Folder 00079-1

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Marshal Shepherd Papers, MSS 00079, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. 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 North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.