Rulon F. Stacey's Matthew Shepard memorabilia, 1998

Overview of the Collection

Stacey, Rulon F.
Rulon F. Stacey's Matthew Shepard memorabilia
1998 (inclusive)
.65 cubic feet (1 box + 1 folder)
Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
Telephone: 3077663756
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Additional Reference Guides
Additional Information

Preliminary finding aid available in repository.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Rulon F. Stacey was a doctor and administrator at Poudre Valley Hospital in 1998 when Matthew Shepard was admitted to the hospital. Shepard died at Poudre Valley Hospital as a consequence of a severe beating received near Laramie, Wyoming. The assault was believed to be related to Shepard's sexual orientation.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains a memory book relating to Matthew Shepard from the Poudre Valley Hospital employees, a photograph, newspaper clippings, and correspondence relating to Shepard.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Rulon F. Stacey at the date of processing.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition Information

Processing Note

Processing Information

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Subordinate Component # 1Return to Top

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Gays -- Crimes against -- Wyoming.

Personal Names

  • Shepard, Matthew, -1998.

Corporate Names

  • Poudre Valley Hospital (Fort Collins, Colo.)

Geographical Names

  • Wyoming -- History -- 1946-