- Van Stipriaan, Dorothy Shepherd, 1909-1976
- Dorothy Shepherd Van Stipriaan papers
- 1876-1984 (inclusive)18761984
- 6 linear feet
- Collection Number
- MS 0281
- The Dorothy Shepherd Van Stipriaan papers (1876-1984) consist of personal and family materials. Included are handbills, artwork, announcements, flyers, poetry, religious materials, and Dorothy's unpublished master's thesis. Dorothy Van Stipriaan (1909-1976) was a member of Salt Lake City's prominent Shepherd family. She was appointed head of the library's Fine Arts Department in 1966.
- University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- Access Restrictions
Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Dorothy Shepherd Van Stipriaan was born in 1909. She pursued several professional avenues during her lifetime, including serving as head of the library's Fine Arts Department in the 1960s. She received her master's degree in Library Science from Case Western University. She died in 1976.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Dorothy Shepherd Van Stipriaan papers (1876-1984) consist of personal and family materials. Included are handbills, announcements, artwork, flyers, poetry, and Dorothy's unpublished master's thesis. Items dating back to the 1870s for both the Shepherd and Pyper families, as well as Mormon Church material from the Shepherd family, are included.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.
Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Personal and Family MaterialsReturn to Top
Master's Thesis, Proposal and Manuscript
Entitled "Bibliographical Dictionary of Utah Artists."
Salt Lake City Avenues Homes, Sketches
Peru Exhibit Announcement
Glendining Gallery Exhibit
Biography, news release, and invitations.
Gallery Exhibit Announcements
John Donne, Poem
Poem by "Paul"
John D. Spencer, "God's Day and Mine"
Abraham Cowley, Poem
Lucy M. Van Cott, "Hold Fast Your Dreams"
Henry V , Program
Play performed at The Old Vic in London.
Musical Productions, Programs
Emma Lucy Gates, Opera Programs
Shepherd Family Play Programs
Staged at the family's Brighton cabin.
George D. Pyper, Christmas Cards
Spanish Christmas Cards
"The Art Bulletin"
Alice Smith Merrill Horne, Biography
Shepherd Family Newsletter
Shepherd Family, Artistic Programs
Albert Shepherd, Public School Admittance Form
List of Music by Arthur Shepherd
List of Poems Used in Arthur Shepherd's Music
Emily M. Shepherd, Handwritten Song
Harry Shepherd, Correspondence
Joseph Russell Shepherd, Autobiography
William N. B. Shepherd
Includes autobiography, music comments, report cards, teacher's certificate, election certificate, correspondence, and memorials.
Collected MaterialsReturn to Top
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Inauguration Speech and Picture
Sugar House Ward Relief Society Record Book, Photocopy
"An Open Letter to Hon. Moses Thatcher, Salt Lake City"
"Lecture to Primary Association," Unidentified Outline
Lithograph of London Cathedral
News Clippings and Newsprint
ArtworkReturn to Top
Watercolors and Chalk Drawings
Oil Painting by G. Wesley Browning titled, "Eventide"
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Mormon Church--Wards--Utah--Salt Lake City--History
- Mormon women--Utah--Salt Lake City--Societies and clubs
- Shepherd, Arthur, 1880-1958
- Shepherd, William N. B.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Sugar House Ward--Relief Society--History