John Boyd letters
Scope and Contents note
This collection contains three letters written in 1927, 1930, and 1932 from John Boyd in Barcelona, Spain to his cousin Frank Ellison of Marquette, Michigan. The letters include description of life and politics in Barcelona post-World War I; Mussolini and fascism; economics and world depression; predictions concerning war; "talkie films" including the movie, "The Broadway Melody"; and family matters.
- Boyd, John (Person)
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No restrictions. Open for research.
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission to publish material from the John Boyd letters, MSS-019, must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org. The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.
John Boyd, from Scotland, was employed by the J.P. Coates thread company in their Barcelona, Spain factory.
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- Correspondence. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Depressions -- 1929. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Italy -- Politics and government -- 1922-1945. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Italy. Subject Source: Fast
- Motion pictures. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Politics and government. Subject Source: Fast
- Spain -- Politics and government -- 1923-1930. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Spain. Subject Source: Fast
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