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John Boyd letters

 Collection — Box: 26-07-04
Identifier: MSS-019
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.

Dates

  • 1927-1932

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

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, archives@nmu.edu. The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.

Extent

1 folder

Biographical note

John Boyd, from Scotland, was employed by the J.P. Coates thread company in their Barcelona, Spain factory.

Source

Creator

Title
John Boyd letters
Status
completed
Author
G. Martinson
Date
8/1995
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 4/27/2010: finding aid revisiion description not supplied

Repository Details

Part of the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Repository

Contact:
Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
906-227-1225
906-227-1333 (Fax)

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