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September 25, 2020

On September 10 Gabriela Zoller and Jenny Barr led a Zoom webinar on Sheppard, an online discovery tool named for William H. Sheppard (1865-1927), the first African American missionary in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.

Sheppard is where you can find descriptions of several specialized collections, including newly acquired archival materials; vertical files about significant...

April 18, 2018

We are pleased to announce the launch of Sheppard, a new search tool that gives you one-stop access to seven different databases that describe PHS collections.

Sheppard is named in honor of William H. Sheppard (1865-1927), a Presbyterian minister and missionary to the Congo. Sheppard was the first Presbyterian Church in the U.S. African American missionary, and helped raise...

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