Overview of the Leonard Russell Boyd papers

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Overview of the Leonard Russell Boyd papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Leonard Russell Boyd papers
Dates: 1918-1946
Collection Number: 69079
Creator: Boyd, Leonard Russell, 1891-.
Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives .
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Diaries, correspondence, unit histories, clippings, and memoranda, relating to the activities of the 93rd Division at the battle of Bougainville, and in other operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Leonard Russell Boyd papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1969.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Brigadier general, United States Army; commanding general, 93rd Infantry Division, during World War II.

Scope and Content of Collection

Diaries, correspondence, unit histories, clippings, and memoranda, relating to the activities of the 93rd Division at the battle of Bougainville, and in other operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 93rd.
United States. Army--Officers.
Afro-American soldiers.
World War, 1939-1945--Afro-Americans.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.