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.
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.
1 linear ft.
(2 manuscript boxes)
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