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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • 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.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    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

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the library catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    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.