Jessie Fremont Boyd collection, 1884-1885 [microform].


Boyd, Jessie Fremont, 1864-1904. Jessie Fremont Boyd collection, 1884-1885 [microform].

Jessie Fremont Boyd collection, 1884-1885 [microform].

This collection is organized into three series. Series 1 contains letters written by Boyd to her family (mother, father and brothers) while she was a student at NEC during the years 1884-1885. They describe various aspects of her life at the Conservatory, including voice lessons, professors, social life, church services, financial issues, and dormitory life. Series 2 contains one photograph of Boyd, probably when she was a student. Series 3 contains correspondence between the Director of NEC Libraries, the donor, and an appraiser, as well as a transcription of Boyd's Sept. 14, 1884 letter and a biographical profile of Boyd written by her granddaughter, the donor, Corinne Carr Nettleton.

35 items.

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Boyd, Jessie Fremont, 1864-1904. (person)

Jessie Fremont Boyd was born on Dec. 20, 1864 in Wheeling, West Virginia. Her parents were John and Isabella George Boyd. She was a namesake of Jessie Benton Fremont, daughter of a prominent Missouri politician and wife of John Charles Fremont who ran unsuccessfully for the US Presidency in 1856. She had three brothers: Nelson, Charles, And William Boyd. In 1868, when Jessie was four, her family moved to Chillicothe, Mo. In 1884-1885, Jessie attended the New England Conservatory. She studied pia...

Boyd, John David, 1839-1917 (person)

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Boyd, Isabella George, 1839- (person)