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Boyd family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0194

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains photocopies of various documents and letters relating to Alfred Boyd (1814-82), born in Newberry District, South Carolina, and died in Troy, Alabama, and his descendants. The collection also contains a typescript history of the family of Joel Willis, Sr., and a typescript paper by Bruce L. Bennett of Ohio State University titled, "Sports and Physical Education in Colonial Times."

Dates

  • 1816-1943
  • Majority of material found within 1850 - 1859

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical/Historical note

Troy, Alabama family.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (21 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Photocopies of various documents and letters relating to Alfred Boyd (1814-82) and his descendants as well as a typescript history of the family of Joel Willis, Sr., and a typescript paper by Bruce L. Bennett of Ohio State University titled, "Sports and Physical Education in Colonial Times."

General

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Processed by

Unknown; updated by Andrew Harris, 2012

Creator

Title
Guide to the Boyd family papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500