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Guide to the Helen Miller Gould Shepard Papers
 MS 1422

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on February 14, 2012
Finding Aid is written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator - Author: Shepard, Helen Miller Gould, 1868-1938
Title: The Helen Miller Gould Shepard Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1814-1940
Abstract: Helen Miller Gould Shepard (1868-1938) was the eldest daughter of railroad financier Jay Gould, and a prominent philanthropist. This collection contains correspondence, ephemera, scrapbooks, published materials, visual material, and writings by Helen Miller Gould. The bulk of the collection is ephemera regarding her social, philanthropic, and religious occupations.
Quantity: 4.5 Linear feet (11 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversize folder)
Language of Materials Note: The bulk of the Helen Miller Gould Shepard papers are written in English. There is a small amount of French text in Helen Miller Gould Shepard's school notebooks.
Call Phrase: MS 1422