Shepherd, William R. (William Robert), 1871-1934

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Seth Low professor of history at Columbia University, 1926-1934.

From the description of Papers, [ca. 1867]-1936. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122575440

Author, historian, lecturer, and professor of history at Columbia University.

From the description of Papers of William R. Shepherd, 1912-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455351

Biographical Note

  • 1871, June 12: Born, Charleston, S.C.
  • 1893: A.B., Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1894: A.M., Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1896: Ph.D., Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1907: Published Guide to the Materials for the History of the United States in Spanish Archives. Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington
  • 1911: Published Historical Atlas. New York: Henry Holt and Co.
  • 1926 - 1934 : Seth Low professor of history, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1927: Roundtable leader, Williamstown (Massachusetts) Institute of Politics
  • 1932: Visiting Carnegie professor, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • 1934, June 7: Died, Berlin, Germany

From the guide to the William R. Shepherd Papers, 1554-1931, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Shepherd, William R. (William Robert), 1871-1934. Papers of William R. Shepherd, 1912-1931. Library of Congress
creatorOf Shepherd, William R. (William Robert), 1871-1934. Papers, [ca. 1867]-1936. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf William R. Shepherd Papers, 1554-1931 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Beard, Charles Austin, 1874-1948. person
associatedWith Bowles, William Augustus, 1763 or 4-1805. person
associatedWith Columbia College (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University corporateBody
associatedWith Floridablanca, José Moñino y Redondo, conde de, 1728-1808 person
associatedWith Gálvez, Bernardo de, 1746-1786. person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Glass, Carter, 1858-1946. person
associatedWith Hayes, Carlton J. H. (Carlton Joseph Huntley), 1882-1964. person
associatedWith Institute of Latin American Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Miró, Esteban, 1744-1795. person
associatedWith Miró, Esteban Rodríguez, 1744-1795 person
associatedWith Salisbury, James Cecil, Marquess of, 1861- person
associatedWith Shepherd, Iona. person
associatedWith Shepherd, William. person
associatedWith Shotwell, James Thomson, 1874-1965. person
associatedWith Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. person
associatedWith Williamstown Institute. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Latin America
Latin America
Latin America
United States
History--Study and teaching
College teachers


Birth 1871-06-12

Death 1934-06-07




Spanish; Castilian



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