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David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982

Scope and Contents

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University of Oklahoma president. Correspondence (1899-1943) of Dr. Boyd regarding the establishment of the University of Oklahoma, and Boyd's tenure as its first president; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Boyd; newspaper clippings (-1957) regarding Boyd and the University; employment contracts (1892) between Boyd and the University's Board of Regents; certificates (1903-1924); obituaries and memorials (1936-1937); genealogies of the Boyd and Ross families; programs (1900-1909); songs, music and posters (1902-1907) from the University. Also included is a manuscript by Mary Alice Boyd, daughter of Dr. Boyd, describing the Boyds' years in Arkansas City, Kansas, and in Norman, Oklahoma. David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection is also in repository.

Dates

  • 1892-1957

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

.75 ft. (.75 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mary Alice Boyd.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Boyd, Mary Alice. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1956.

Description rules
Appm
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Contact:
630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States