Summary Information

Repository
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Creator
Shepherd family
Title
Shepherd and Crie family letters
ID
M302
Date [inclusive]
1862-1879
Extent
0.1 linear feet
Language
Abstract
Family correspondence of the Shepherd and Crie families of Rockland, Maine, and letters from Almon Shepherd, a Wisconsin settler, to Flora Shepherd.

Preferred Citation

Shepherd and Crie Family Letters, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine


Biographical/Historical Note

Hiram H. Crie lived in Rockland, Maine, and wrote to his son, Anson Crie, with fatherly advice. William W. Shepherd, his wife, Flora E. Hall Shepherd, and their children, Albert and Ida Shepherd also lived in Rockland, Maine. William Shepherd, out of economic necessity, worked in Massachusetts. During his absence from home he wrote to his wife about their children, finances, and other matters of everyday life. Almon Shepherd wrote from his home in Chelsea, Wisconsin.


Scope and Content

Family correspondence of the Shepherd and Crie families of Rockland, Maine, and letters from Almon Shepherd, a Wisconsin settler, to Flora Shepherd. The Crie family letters are chiefly from Hiram Crie to his son, Anson. The bulk of the Shepherd family letters is from William Shepherd to his wife, Flora, and concern their children, finances, and other matters of everyday life. Miscellaneous Shepherd family correspondence is also included.


Administrative Information

Publication Information

 George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011

3000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
(207) 725-3288
scaref@bowdoin.edu

Collection Inventory

Box Folder
1 1

Crie family, Hiram Crie to Anson Crie, 1870-1877 

1 2

Crie family, letters between Anson Crie and Mrs. Parker, 1876, 1877 

1 3

Crie family, letters to or from Anson Crie, 1877-1878 

1 4

Shepherd family, William Shepherd to Flora Shepherd, 1862 Nov - 1863 Jul 

1 5

Shepherd family, William Shepherd to Flora Shepherd, 1863 Aug - 1864 Nov 

1 6

Shepherd family, William Shepherd to Flora Shepherd, 1865 Oct - 1871 Apr, n.d. 

1 7

Shepherd family, William Shepherd to Ida Shepherd, 1868 

1 8

Shepherd family, miscellaneous, 1872-1879 

1 9

Shepherd family, letters to Flora Shepherd, 1873-1879, n.d. 

1 10

Shepherd family, William Shepherd to Flora Hall, n.d. 

1 11

Wisconsin letters, Almon Shepherd to Flora Shepherd, 1876