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Guide to the Ida Shepard Oldroyd Papers
M1330  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ida Shepard Oldroyd papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1888-1940
    Collection number: M1330
    Creator: Oldroyd, Ida Shepard.
    Extent: 1 linear ft. (2 manuscript boxes)
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: Collection contains incoming correspondence, 1888-1940 addressed to Ida Shepard Oldroyd, a curator of Geology at the Stanford University Museum, as well as records of transfers, exchanges and acquisitions of materials for the geology collection from the same time period.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    Ida Shepard Oldroyd papers, M1330. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Ida Shepard Oldroyd was a curator of Geology at the Stanford University Museum. She was born in 1857 and died on July 9, 1940. She was an authority on sea shells, or conchology, and wrote three extensive volumes entitled THE MARINE SHELLS OF THE WEST COAST OF NORTH AMERICA, Stanford University Press, 1924-1927.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection contains incoming correspondence, 1888-1940 addressed to Ida Shepard Oldroyd, a curator of Geology at the Stanford University Museum, as well as records of transfers, exchanges and acquisitions of materials for the geology collection from the same time period.

    Arrangement

    Arranged into two series. Series 1, Incoming correspondence, is arranged alphabetically within box 2. Series 2, Records of transfers, exchanges and acquisitions, is filed alphabetically by name of institution in Box 2.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Oldroyd, Ida Shepard.
    Conchology.
    Science--History.
    Shells.
    Women in Science.