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.
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
1.71 Linear Feet
(4 boxes, 2 flat file folders)
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The collection is open for research.