CA ON00156 GB
- 1939-2015 (Creation)
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35m of textual records, photographs, and videos
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Gerald Egerton (Gerry) Boyce was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1933. He graduated from McMaster University with a B.A. in History in 1955 and received an M.A. in History from the University of Manitoba in 1960.
Boyce taught for 32 years in secondary schools in the Quinte region. He retired in 1989 to concentrate on research and writing. His many publications include: Historic Hastings (1967), Hutton of Hastings (1972), The St. Andrew's Chronicles (1978), and Belleville: A Popular History (2008). He was a founding member of the Hastings County Historical Society in 1957 and has remained closely associated with the Society and its collections. He was instrumental in establishing the Hastings County Museum and the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County.
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These materials were donated by Gerry Boyce to the Hastings County Historical Society and the Community Archives over a number of years between the 1970s and 2015.
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This group of records documents the educational, personal, political, research, and cultural activities of Gerry Boyce from his schooldays onward.
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Gerry's original arrangement of his records has been maintained.
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Records originally described by Nicholas VanExan in August 2015.
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