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Boyce (George A.) papers
MS 167  
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Description
The George Boyce papers consists of the professional papers and manuscripts of George Arthur Boyce, a Native American historian and former Director of Navajo Education for the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs. This collection documents his work with Navajo education, and includes materials from his research and photographs depicting Navajo schools and students. Additionally, the collection includes oversize posters of day school budgets and Navajo translated newsletters.
Background
George Arthur Boyce was born January 20, 1898, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Boyce received his bachelor’s degree at Trinity College in 1921 and received his master’s degree from Cornell in 1926. He would later receive his doctoral degree in Education at Columbia University where he wrote his doctoral thesis, Economic Education for the Navajo Indians.
Extent
2.5 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Restrictions
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.