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Guide to the Ida Shepard Oldroyd Papers
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
1 linear ft. (2 manuscript boxes)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.