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Julian Parks Boyd

Julian Parks Boyd, American educator. Member American Antiquarian Society, American Philosophical Society (president 1973-1976) Society American Archivists, New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia history societies, American History Association (president 1964), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Boyd, Julian Parks was born on November 3, 1903 in Converse, South Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Jay and Melona (Parks) Boyd.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Duke U., 1925, Master of Arts, 1926, Little D., 1951. Doctor of Letters, Franklin and Marshall College, 1939, Bucknell U., 1952, Rutgers University, 1956. Doctor of Humane Letters, Washington and Jefferson College, 1952, Yale, 1964, Lehigh University, 1966.

      Doctor of Laws, University South Carolina., 1977.

    Career

    • 1 son, Kenneth Miles. Editor Wyoming History and Geological Society, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1928-1932. Director New York State History Association, 1932-1934.

      Librarian History Society of Pennsylvania, 1935-1940. Librarian Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1940-1952, professor of history, 1952-1972, professor of history emeritus, 1972-1980.

    Works

    • Editor Wyoming History and Geological Society, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1928-1932. Director New York State History Association, 1932-1934. Librarian History Society of Pennsylvania, 1935-1940.

      Librarian Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1940-1952, professor of history, 1952-1972, professor of history emeritus, 1972-1980. Decorated commander British Empire.

    Membership

    Member American Antiquarian Society, American Philosophical Society (president 1973-1976) Society American Archivists, New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia history societies, American History Association (president 1964), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Grace Wiggins Welch, December 21, 1927.
    • father: Robert Jay Boyd
    • mother: Melona (Parks) Boyd
    • spouse: Grace Wiggins Welch
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    Died March 28, 1980
    (aged 76)
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