Bernard L. and Marian Boylan papers, 1950-2006  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Boylan, Bernard L.
Title
Bernard L. and Marian Boylan papers
Dates
1950-2006 (inclusive)
Quantity
13.5 linear feet
Collection Number
XOE_CPNWS0102boylanpapers (collection)
Summary
This collection includes research notes and lecture materials from Bernard L. Boylan's career as a Western Washington University history professor. Marian Boylan's papers document her social and political activism at the community and state level, especially pertaining to the Bellingham Arts Commission, the Whatcom Museum of History and Art, the American Association of University Women, and the Washington Commission for the Humanities.
Repository
Western Washington University, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Archives Building
808 25th St.
Bellingham, WA
98225
Telephone: 360-650-7534
cpnws@wwu.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is currently closed to the public.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection includes research notes and lecture materials from Bernard L. Boylan's career as a Western Washington University history professor. Marian Boylan's papers document her social and political activism at the community and state level, especially pertaining to the Bellingham Arts Commission, the Whatcom Museum of History and Art, the American Association of University Women, and the Washington Commission for the Humanities. The collection also includes slides of the Boylan house on High St. in Bellingham, which was designed by George Bartholick, as well as scrapbooks of newspaper clippings from World War II. There are also family photographs of Marian and her parents, Al and Vera Leese, and materials related to their art exhibit at the Western Gallery.

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Preferred Citation

Bernard L. and Marian Boylan papers, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Marion Boylan in 1985.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Community life--Washington (State)--Whatcom County--History--Sources
  • Education, Higher--Washington (State)--Bellingham--History--Sources

Personal Names

  • Boylan, Bernard L.--Archives
  • Boylan, Marian

Corporate Names

  • Bellingham Arts Commission
  • American Association of University Women
  • Washington Commission for the Humanities
  • Whatcom Museum of History and Art

Geographical Names

  • Bellingham (Wash.)--History--Sources

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Boylan, Marian--Archives (creator)