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Boyd family papers, 1781-1933 (bulk 1840-1928)
BANC FILM 3029; BANC MSS Z-Z 115 Box 1; BANC MSS Z-Z 115 Oversize folder 1; BANC MSS Z-Z 115 Oversize folder 3; ...
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Title:

Boyd family papers, 1781-1933 (bulk 1840-1928)

Creator/Contributor:

Boyd family., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Boyd, Samuel S. (Samuel Scott)

Creator/Contributor:

Boyd, William A.

Creator/Contributor:

Boyd, Monimia Bunnell.

Creator/Contributor:

Vickroy, Louise, Correspondent.

Abstract:

Contains correspondence, property and legal records, writings, and genealogical materials and accounts of the Boyd family of Indiana. Chiefly correspondence and papers of Dr. Samuel S. Boyd, including his Civil War scrapbook with 3 photographs, documents, and newspaper articles written for the True Republican by Boyd, who volunteered as a surgeon after his wife's death in 1862; also contains the Civil War diary of his brother, William A. Boyd, both officers in the 84th Indiana Volunteers. Includes correspondence of S.S. Boyd's first wife, Monimia Bunnell, with whose father Boyd studied medicine, and a few letters from Boyd's second wife, the poet, Louise Vickroy. Letters from various other members of the Boyd family of Indiana are also included, along with genealogical notes and charts, and clippings.
A detailed manuscript map of Franklin, Tenn., drawn in pencil by Samuel S. Boyd and presented to his son, Lawson A. Boyd, depicts the settlement and position of various regiments, equipment, and supplies on April 10, 1863.
Photographs include a group portrait of Co. C 84th Indiana Volunteers with a list of names of those pictured (including Major Boyd). Dublin, Indiana photographs include the academy with two portraits inset, the "Double Inn" with men seated in front, and a large group portrait taken at a Boyd family picnic.

Date:

1840 (issued)

Subject:

Bunnell family
Boyd family -- Pictorial works
United States. -- Army. -- Indiana Infantry Regiment, 84th (1862-1865)
United States. -- Army. -- Indiana Infantry Regiment, 84th (1862-1865) -- Pictorial works
Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Wayne County (Ind.) -- History
Franklin (Tenn.) -- Maps
Dublin (Ind.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE : Advance notice required for use.
Copy of William A Boyd Diary, 1862 Aug.11-1863 Sept. (Box 1, folder 24) : lso available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 3029.
History of Wayne County, Indiana, from its first settlement to the present time; with numerous biographical and family sketches. By Andrew W. Young ... Embellished with upwards of fifty portraits of citizens, and views of buildings. Cincinnati, R. Clarke & Co., print, 1872. (Classified as: F532.W5. in the book collections of The Bancroft Library)
Commemerative medallions transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library - object miscellany (BANC PIC 19xx.031:123)

Type:

Diaries.
Biographies.
Genealogies.
Maps.
Family histories.
Scrapbooks.
Photographs.

Physical Description:

1 box and 4 oversize folders (.75 linear ft.)
1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 3241) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC FILM 3029
BANC MSS Z-Z 115 Box 1
BANC MSS Z-Z 115 Oversize folder 1
BANC MSS Z-Z 115 Oversize folder 3
BANC MSS Z-Z 115 Oversize folder 2
BANC MSS Z-Z 115 Oversize folder 4
BANC MSS Z-Z 115

Origin:

Indiana

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE : Advance notice required for use.