Scope and Content Note
Letters written by Edgar Raymond ("Ray") Shepard to his family while he was a student at Oregon Agricultural College (1900-1901), the University of Oregon (1901-1902), and Harvard University (1904-1906) and while employed in Georgia and Washington, D.C. The collection also includes a few letters written by his brother, Claiborne Lockley ("Clay") Shepard, to his parents.
The letters describe their activities as students at Oregon Agricultural College and Ray Shepard's subsequent education and work. Of special note are references to their involvement with the YMCA.
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