Guide to the James Boykin Papers, 1950s-2001
Author and scholar of religion and African American studies.
Collection includes Boykin's drafts and published writings on religion, African American history, imperialism, and AIDS. Also contains a small amount of books from his personal library, diplomas and other personal papers, and unidentified microfilm reels.
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
- Boykin, James.
- James Boykin papers, 1960-2001
- Language of Material
- 2.5 Linear Feet, 1500 Items
- For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
The collection includes Boykin's manuscripts, drafts, and writings on various subjects including African American history, Black Power, AIDS, and North Carolina history. Contents range from draft to published versions of his many texts. Also includes school records and transcripts, diplomas, and copies of Boykin's dissertation from Heed University. The collection also contains a number of books from Boykin's personal library, covering topics such as African American history and culture, politics, and teaching techniques. The final portion of the collection contains unidentified microfilm rolls, believed to hold copies of Boykin's articles.
Collection is open for research.
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All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.
Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.
The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Includes manuscripts, writings, and other materials by Boykin on subjects such as African American history, religious history, imperialism, and foreign relations. Along with his writings, Boykin's papers include lecture notes and drafts, graduate school transcripts, clippings, and diplomas.
Unidentified microfilm reels; potentially they hold more of Boykin's writings.
Assorted published books from Boykin's personal library, including texts on African Americans in American culture, film, politics, and war, as well as some texts on teaching American history.
James Boykin is an author and scholar of religion and African American studies.
[Identification of item], James Boykin Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The James Boykin Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift.
Processed by Meghan Lyon, June 2012
Encoded by Meghan Lyon, June 2012
Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2012-0054
This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.
Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.
This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.