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Julian Parks Boyd

educator

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