A Guide to the Lucile Sheppard Keyes Narrative, 1951
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.
Bailey, Richard. "Sheppard, John Morris."Handbook of Texas Online. Accessed June 29, 2011. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fsh24.
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.
This collection is open for research use.
Lucile Sheppard Keyes Narrative, 1951, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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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