Guide to the Ida Shepard Oldroyd Papers

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff.
© 2004
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Ida Shepard Oldroyd Papers

Collection number: M1330

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Date Completed:
2004
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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.


Collection Contents

 

Series 1 Incoming correspondence, 1888-1940

Box 1, Folder 1

Miscellaneous correspondence

Box 1, Folder 2

A, 1918 - 1933

Box 1, Folder 3

B, 1909 - 1941

Box 1, Folder 4

C, 1933 - 1936

Box 1, Folder 5

D, 1902 - 1932

Box 1, Folder 6

E, 1921 - 1939

Box 1, Folder 7

F, 1918 - 1932

Box 1, Folder 8

G, 1931 - 1936

Box 1, Folder 9

H, 1904 - 1932

Box 1, Folder 10

I - J, 1920 - 1932

Box 1, Folder 11

K, 1929 - 1939

Box 1, Folder 12

L, 1918 - 1935

Box 1, Folder 13

M, 1921 - 1934

Box 1, Folder 14

N, 1916 - 1934

Box 1, Folder 15

O, 1918 - 1938

Box 1, Folder 16

R, 1901 - 1937

Box 1, Folder 17

S, 1916 - 1936

Box 1, Folder 18

T, 1919 - 1939

Box 1, Folder 19

V, 1926 - 1932

Box 1, Folder 20

W, 1917 - 1935

Box 1, Folder 21

XYZ, 1919 - 1933

 

Series 2 Records of Exchanges, Sales & Acquisitions, 1888-1940

Box 2, Folder 1

Miscellaneous records, 1918 - 1934

Box 2, Folder 2

A1, 1916 - 1932

Box 2, Folder 3

A2, 1916 - 1937

Box 2, Folder 4

C, 1918 - 1936

Box 2, Folder 5

E, 1923 - 1929

Box 2, Folder 6

F, 1916 - 1924

Box 2, Folder 7

G, 1935

Box 2, Folder 8

H, 1915 - 1923

Box 2, Folder 9

L, 1918 - 1932

Box 2, Folder 10

M, 1918 - 1921

Box 2, Folder 11

P, 1926 - 1937

Box 2, Folder 12

R, 1933

Box 2, Folder 13

S, 1918 - 1932

Box 2, Folder 14

T, 1916

Box 2, Folder 15

U, 1890 - 1933

Box 2, Folder 16

W, 1918 - 1936

Box 2, Folder 17

Miscellaneous invoice & records, 1926 - 1934