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Albert G. Boyden

Albert G. Boyden

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Title:
Albert G. Boyden
Description:
Albert Gardner Boyden, head-and-shoulders portrait.
Name on Item:
[photographed by] David T. Burrell
Date:
[ca. 1863]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Portrait photographs
Cartes de visite
Location:
Bridgewater State University, Maxwell Library
Archives & Special Collections
Collection (local):
Faculty Photographic Album, ca. 1880
Subjects:
Teachers colleges
Teachers
College administrators
Boyden, Albert G. (Albert Gardner), 1827-1915
Places:
MassachusettsPlymouth (county)Bridgewater
Extent:
1 photographic print on carte de visite mount : b&w ; 11 x 7 cm.
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Notes:
Albert Gardner Boyden (1827-1915) was a member of the 26th class of the State Normal School at Bridgewater, graduating in 1849. After serving as an assistant to both Nicholas Tillinghast and Marshall Conant, A.G. Boyden was appointed principal in August of 1860. For the next forty-six years A.G. Boyden strove to assure the school's reputation for academic excellence and the quality preparation of teachers for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. During his tenure the enrollment more than quadrupled and his far-sighted building program resulted in the construction of five major buildings. After resigning as principal in 1906, Boyden actively continued his association with the school, serving as principal emeritus and teaching classes until his death in May 1915.
Identifier:
VMC016-003