University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Lucile Sheppard Keyes Narrative, 1951



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Keyes, Lucile Sheppard, b. 1920
Title: Keyes, Lucile Sheppard, Narrative
Dates: 1951
Abstract: A bound typescript composes the Lucile Sheppard Keyes Narrative, 1951, documenting her father’s career as a politician and her family history.
Extent: 1 vol.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

The daughter of Texas politician and co-author of the 18th Amendment Morris Sheppard (1875-1941), Lucile Sheppard Keyes (b. 1920) graduated from Wellesley College in 1940. A year later, she married Arthur Hawkins Keyes, with whom she had three children. In 1948, Keyes earned her PhD from Radcliffe College, where she was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Source:

Bailey, Richard. "Sheppard, John Morris."Handbook of Texas Online. Accessed June 29, 2011. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fsh24.


Scope and Contents

A bound typescript composes the Lucile Sheppard Keyes Narrative, 1951, documenting her father’s career as a politician and her family history. The narrative concerns Morris Sheppard’s education as well as his activities as a congressman, including his support of the 18th Amendment and Prohibition. Additionally, the narrative discusses the genealogy of the Sheppard family.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Keyes, Lucile Sheppard, b. 1920 -- Archives.
Sheppard, Morris, 1875-1941 -- Archives.
Sheppard family -- Genealogy.
Places
Texas -- Politics and government.
United States. Constitution. 18th Amendment.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lucile Sheppard Keyes Narrative, 1951, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


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Inventory

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2R71 Narrative, 1951