John Boyd letters
MSS-019

Summary Information

Repository
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Boyd, John
Title
John Boyd letters
ID
MSS-019
Date [inclusive]
1927-1932
Extent
1.0 folder
Language
Location [Box-folder]
35-01-16

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of item], in the John Boyd letters, MSS-019, Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University.

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Biographical note

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

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Scope and Contents note

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.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives 8/1995

Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, Michigan, 49855
906-227-1225
archives@nmu.edu

Revision Description

  4/27/2010

Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Europe--Politics and government--1918-1945.
  • Italy--Politics and government--1922-1945.
  • Spain--Politics and government--1923-1930.

Personal Name(s)

  • Ellison, Frank

Subject(s)

  • Depressions--1929--Europe.
  • Depressions--1929--United States.
  • Motion pictures--History.
  • Motion pictures--Social aspects.

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