Marshal Shepherd Catalogs 1897-1909

Creator
Shepherd, Marshal B., 1865-
Size
0.01 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MSS 00079

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 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.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Marshal Shepherd Catalogs, 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

The collection is organized into one principal series:

Marshal Shepherd catalogs 1897-1909
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
Box MSS.2, Folder MSS 79

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Marshal Shepherd Catalogs, 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.