Guide to the Harry Sheppard subpoena
1928 February 28
Collection number: HMC-0841.
Creator: Sheppard, Harry.
Title: Harry Sheppard subpoena.
Date: 1928 February 28.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: A subpoena issued to Harry Sheppard of Flat, Alaska, to appear before the court of the 4th Division of the District of Alaska in Fairbanks in 1928.
Harry Sheppard was the U. S. Marshal for the mining town of Flat, Alaska. In 1921, he entered into a partnership with prominent local businessman, Harry Donnelley, to run a general store in Flat. In the early 1920s, they expanded their business, named Donnelley and Sheppard General Merchandise, with the purchase of the Fullerton’s General Merchandise Store in Flat. The business also included a store in Iditarod, Alaska, acquired by Donnelley from Sam Applebaum. The store in Flat burned in a fire in 1924, and was located in temporary quarters until a new building was completed in 1927. Harry Sheppard died in the mid-1930s.
The collection consists of a subpoena ticket issued to Harry Sheppard of Flat, Alaska, to appear before the court of the 4th Division of the District of Alaska in Fairbanks in 1928. The subpoena, dated February 28, 1928, ordered Sheppard to appear on behalf of the defendant in the case of the United States vs. Nellie Beattie. The subpoena is signed by Deputy S. J. Kincaid for U. S. Marshal Lynn Smith.
Arrangement: The subpoena is a single item.
Digitized copies: The subpoena has been digitized and is available on the Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: This document is in the public domain.
Preferred citation: Harry Sheppard subpoena, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: This collection was purchased from eBay in 2005.
Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2006. The guide was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2014.