Boyd’s Dates: b. July 24th 1921 d. ?
Life: Born in Savannah and a life-long resident, Eleanor Boyd attended Savannah High School, Armstrong Junior College (Associate of Arts, 1940) and University of Georgia (Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1942.)
Scope of Collection: Personal papers of Eleanor Boyd related to her family, education and career as a piano teacher in Savannah Ga from 1945- until the early 1990’s. Collection includes: family documents and photographs; scrapbooks of clippings from 1938 and of 1939 trips to New York City and World’s fair; a photograph album of family and friends from the 1940’s, documents and yearbooks from Savannah High School, Armstrong Junior College, and University of Georgia; Piano recital programs of : Eleanor Boyd and Boyd’s students (form 1945-1991). Material about the Savannah Piano Teachers Club, circa the 1950’s, including: constitution, photographs and some recital programs. A notebooks of rituals of the Eastern Star. A 1901 Congressional Directory of John T. Burdine. Personal papers, scrapbooks, photo albums and memorabilia of alum and benefactor Eleanor Boyd.
Box 901 Alumni Papers. (1937-1990) .5 linear feet. Correspondence,
news clippings, memorabilia, photographs of alumni, arranged by name. Carol
and Louise Mayhew papers includes documents from their student days (Class
of 1937), newspaper clippings, records of the Armstrong Junior College
50th reunion and records of the Class of 1936 scholarship endowment
fund. Pat King, Edward Morgan and Emma Thompson Simon's papers are included.