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Richardson, John P.

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-009

Content Description

5 RC boxes of research files related to Alexander Robey "Boss" Shepherd.

Acquisition Type



Donated by John Richardson.

Language of Description


Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

This is an unprocessed collection and might be stored at an offsite location. Materials within this collection have limited or no organization and a detailed content description is unavailable. Collection has been placed in the queue for future processing.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1990 - 2000


10 Linear feet (5 boxes of book research files.)


Box 1: Stone, Charles P.; Charles Sumner; Chihuahua, Mexico; Funeral/Return; Copper Canyon - Resources; Fanciful Accounts; HSM Related Research; Mexico - Filing; Copper Canyon - Commercial; Challenges - Mexico; L.H. Stevens; Copper Canyon - Articles About; Mexico - Post Ars; Ars, JR Receipt, 1935; Shepherd Estate Matters Safe Deposit Box - BMC Etc.; Mexico Assessments; Maps - Mexico; Mountain Cottage; Albert K. Owen Correspondence; Research Aids - Mexico; Translation - Resena; J.R. Robinson Era; Silver Magnet; Spanish Translation of Silver Magnet; BMC Documents; Contemporaries; Bios - Alphabetical; Lewis Clephane; Adulph Cluss; Cooke, Henry D.; W.W. Corcoran; Frederick Douglass; Hausmann; Henry, Joseph; Sylvanus Holmes; Kimball, I.G.; Moore, William D.; Robert Moses; A.B. Mullett; Vinnie Ream; Ars Assessments; Shepherd - Articles/Letters About; Bankruptcy; Ars - Blog Sketches; Birthplace; Ars - Schooling; Board of Public Works; Attacks on BPW; B and C Railroad; ""Boss"" Issue; Ars - DC Business Activity; Canal; Center Market; Comments by DC - pre-ars; Comprehensive Plan; Ars - Civil War; Charles County - General. Box 2: Congressional Investigation - 1872; Congressional Investigation - 1874; D.C. Commission Rule; Evening Star; 1876 Election; D.C. Finance; D.C. Maps; 1125 10th Street NW; Fourth Presbyterian Church; Gilded Age; Grants and Ars; Homecoming 1887; 1872 Republican Convention/Grant Election; Ars - ""Improvement""; Interim House Investigation (1872); 1872 Investigation; Land Deals (Ars); Louise Home; 1874 Investigation; Mary G. Shepherd Writings; McMillan Plan; New National Era; Oak Hill Cemetery; D.C. Overview Lessoff/Abbott; Parking/Trees; Personality Assessment; Ars Portrait; Plumbing Company; Pre-Ars Improvements; Presbyterian Churches; Quirks; Ars quotes; Real Estate; Republican Factions; Republican Party; Ars Reflections; Ars reviews; Removal of capital; Virginia retrocession; Yellow fever mission 1878; Safe Burglary; Ars Statue; 1705 K Street NW, 1125 10th Street NW; Shepherd Park School; DC Society - Post Civil War; Street Paving; Late 19th Century Washington DC; Pre-Terr Govt. Ars' Emergency Speech; Rock Creek Cemetery Mausoleum; Territorial Govt. I; Territorial Govt. I; Ars - Undated; Undine Boat Club; Vavx (?) Scandal; Ars Wealth; Shepherd and Race; Race Issues; Black Franchise; Statistics; Blacks - Pre Terr. Govt.; Blacks and Terr. Govt.; Bowen-Emery; Ars-Bowen-Howard; Black Society; Freedmen's Bureau; Freedman's Bank; Anti-Discrimination Legislation; Post-War DC; Black Schools; Black Labor; Family Bibles/Births/Deaths/Marriages; Young/Grice Records I; Mary Grice Shepherd; Young/Grice Records I Box 3: Descendants' Family Trees; Descendants - List; Descendants (Conness); Descendants (May); Nisbet/Quintard Documentary; Descendants (Grace); Descendants (Susan); Letters - Sinkler Manning (Susan); Descendants (Grant); Descendants (Isabel); Descendants (Alexander); Mary Shepherd Descendants; Descendants - General Correspondence; Letters - Mary Worsham (Alexander); Relatives (Youngs); Siblings (Two Generations); Thomas M. Shepherd; Wilmer Shepherd; Arthur S. Shepherd; Susan Shepherd (Widow); Ancestors (Robeys); Townley Robey; A. Shepherd (Father); Ancestors (Shepherds); Alex Shepherd Jr. Dates/General; Alex Shepherd Jr. Business Affairs; Shepherd Farm (Brightwood); Alex Shepherd Jr. - Church Connections; Alex Shepherd Jr. - Will and Gravesite; Alex Shepherd Jr. - Land Deals; Ars - Genealogy; Thomas Shepherd; John Shepherd; Francis Shepherd; John Shepherd; Key Names; Episcopal Churches - Charles County; Local Maps - Charles County; Mt. Pleasant; Shepherd Genealogy; Bowen Thesis; Sayles Bowen; Statue Cleaning; Chronologies. Box 4: Chronologies; Ars 1835-89; Ars 1842-45; Ars 1870; Ars 1871; Ars 1872; Ars 1873; Ars 1874; Ars 1875; Ars 1876; Ars 1877; Ars 1878; Ars 1880; Ars 1879; Ars 1881 Diary; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; Ars - 1885; 1886; BMC - 1887; 1887; 1888; 1889; Ars 1890-94; 1983 Panic; BMC 1896; Ars - 1896; Ars - 1895; Ars - 1897; Phil Ogilvie; Ars - 1898; Ars - 1899; Ars - 1900; Ars - 1901; Ars - 1902; Ars - Death Report; Ars - 1903; Mexican Revolution; Letters - Mexico; Batopilas Flajk; Batopilas Trip JPR - 2011; BMC Reports 1882 - 1883; BMC - 1884; BMC - 1900 Report; BMC - 1901 Report; BMC - 1902 Report; BMC Articles; Batopilas/Mining General; Goodland Reports - 1909. Box 5: Extra Ars Graphics; Ars Graphics (Xeroxes); Graphics - Ars Permission; Ars Photo Sources; Working File - Ars Graphics; Library of Congress; LOC Congress; Other Sources; National Archives; Smithsonian Institution; Washingtoniana Room; His. Soc. Washington; DC Archives; Gelman Library; Computer Files; Ars - Bibliographies; Correspondence - Grant; Ars - General Correspondence; Bibliographies - General; Ars - General Correspondence; Research Aids - General; City Maps; Book Searches; Alan Lessoff; Contact Lists; Genealogical Software; On-Line Research; Ars - Prints/Drawings/Cartoons; Restaurant (""Boss Shepherd""); Research Aids - Ancestors; Charter Revision; Research Assistants; Chapter Outline; Ars - Book Plan; Preface; Ars Manuscript Reviews; Chapter One; Footnote Edits; Text Critiques; Tale of the Cemeteries; Ars and the Race Issue in Washington; Wash History Article.