Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


James Boyd Papers

Dates: 1927-1971.

Director, U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1947-1951.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Size: 6 linear feet.
Access: Open
Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any other material received by the U.S. government and maintained in a depository administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Documents created by U.S. government officials in the course of their official duties are in the public domain. Copyright interest in other documents presumably belongs to the creators of those documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: Willie L. Harriford, Jr. (1961); Dennis Bilger (1971).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

    MILITARY RECORDS
Box 1
  • Special Orders
  • Vouchers and travel orders
  • Ration book applications
  • Personal correspondence (2 folders)
  • Reynolds, Morgan A.
  • Military correspondence
Box 2
  • Records of telephone conversations, 1943-1945 (3 folders)
  • Engineering and industrial administrators training program by Edgar R. Gealy
  • End Products Committee
    BUREAU OF MINES
  • Letters of congratulation on appointment as Director of the Bureau of Mines, 1947-1949 (2 folders)
Box 3
  • Correspondence concerning confirmation as Director of the Bureau of Mines, 1947-1949 (4 folders)
Box 4
  • U.S. Mines
  • Confirmation of appointment as Director of the Bureau of Mines (2 folders)
  • Chronological file, 1950 - Director of the Bureau of Mines
  • Chronological file, 1951 - Director of the Bureau of Mines
  • Diary file, 1947
  • Diary file, 1950
  • Diary file, 1950-1951
  • Appointment book, 1950
Box 5
  • Two portfolios - Bureau of Mines, College Park, Maryland
  • Statements and reports by James Boyd as Director of the Bureau of Mine, 1950-1951
  • Summary of remarks by James Boyd as Director of the Bureau of Mines
  • Summary of telephone conversations, November 29, 1950 to August 1, 1951
Box 6
  • Correspondence concerning resignation as Director of Bureau of Mines, October 1951
  • Observation on British coal mining industry - London trip, 1948
    DEFENSE MINERALS ADMINISTRATION
  • Chronology of events in aluminum expansion program, September 29, 1950-July 1951
  • Hearing - Subcommittee on Mines and Mining, April 4, 1951
  • Defense production - hearings and programs, 1951
  • Defense Minerals Administration - procedures guide, 1951
Box 7
  • Records of telephone calls and visitors, Office of Defense Minerals Administration
  • News Releases
  • Interviews of James Boyd
  • Correspondence - Defense Minerals Administration
    NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
  • Geology, 1953-1956
Box 8
    NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION - ADVISORY COMMISSION ON MINERAL RESEARCH
  • National Science Foundation, September 1952-December 1955, Committee on Mineral Research (2 folders)
  • National Science Foundation, Coordinating Committee, 1953-1956
  • Geochemistry, 1953-1956
  • National Science Foundation - Advisory Committee on Mineral Research, 1953
Box 9
  • Committee on Mineral Resources of the National Science Foundation
  • Geophysics, 1953-1956
  • Research Institute, 1953-1956
  • National Science Foundation Meetings, 1956-1958
    OFFICE OF DEFENSE MOBILIZATION AND MOBILIZATION PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE
  • Report in Columbium-tantalum, 1953
  • Office of Defense Mobilization
Box 10
    PUBLICATIONS FILE
  • Articles re James Boyd, December 8, 1969-July 10, 1970
  • Directory of Employees - Bureau of Mines and Defense Minerals Administration, June 1, 1951
  • Magazines re mining and engineering, 1948
  • Magazines re mining and engineering, 1949
Box 11
  • Magazines re mining and engineering, 1950
  • Magazines re mining and engineering, 1951-1955
  • Pamphlets
  • Report of the Proceedings - Hearing held before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, U.S. Senate, March 7, 1947, Vol. 1 (2 copies)
Box 12
    EDUCATIONAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL FILE
  • Biography - James Boyd (extra copies)
  • Calendar of appointments, 1948
  • California Institute of Technology, Alumni Distinguished Service Awards, 75th Anniversary Dinner, October 25, 1966
  • Dinner in honor of T.E.B. Young, National Coal Board of Great Britain
  • Doctoral thesis of James Boyd
  • Federal Trade Commission - letter from Otis B. Johnson, Secretary of Federal Trade Commission to James Boyd, November 17, 1926
  • List of materials turned over to the HSTL book collection and audio-visual collection
  • News clippings (3 folders)
Box 13
    SPEECHES AND STATEMENTS
  • 1947, May 19 - "Our Stake in German Recovery" by M.S. Szymczak, Office of Military Government for Germany (U.S.) - luncheon meeting of Economics Club, Detroit, Michigan
  • 1947, October 27 - American Mining Congress, El Paso, Texas
  • 1947, December 11 - 61st Annual meeting of Coal Mining Institue of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1948, January 12 - American Institue of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Duluth, Minnesota
  • 1948, February 15 - American Institue of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mineral Industry Education Division, New York, New York
  • 1948, February 19 - American Institue of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mineral Economics Session, New York, New York
  • 1948, April 15 - American Zinc Institute, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1948, April 26 - American Mining Congress, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1948, June 8 - American Retail Coal Association, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1948, June 16-18 - 24th Annual Mine Safety Conference, Lake Superior Section, National Safety Council, Duluth, Minnesota
  • 1948, September 21 - American Mining Congress, San Francisco, California
  • 1948, October 15 - American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Los Angeles, California
  • 1949, February 1 - Colorado Mining Association, Denver, Colorado
  • 1949, February 12 - New Mexico Miners and Prospectors Association, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 1949, April 12 - Society of American Military Engineers, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • 1949, April 20 - radio address, "Coal, Petroleum, and Modern Science," Radio Station WGY, Schenectady, New York
  • 1949, May 27 - Commencement address, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado
  • 1949, June 10 - Commencement address, Montana School of Mines, Butte, Montana
  • 1949, August 13 - Presentation of Awards to Hunter Tunel Mine, Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company, winner of Anthracite Group of the 1948 National Safety Competition, Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania
  • 1949, September 11 - Central Idaho Mining and Industrial Association, Hailey, Idaho
  • 1949, September 20 - Oil-Shale Mining Demonstration Dinner, Glenwood Springs, Colorado
  • 1949, September 27 - American Mining Congress, Spokane, Washington
  • 1949, November 17 - Washington Society of Engineers (Washington, D.C.?)
  • 1949, December 9 - Joint Meeting of the Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce and the 5th Southwest Regional Conference of the American Chemical Society, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1950, February 21 - Article by James Boyd, "The Unseen Keystone of Steel," Steel Ways
  • 1950, February 22 - National War College, Washington, D.C.
  • 1950, March 20 - Chemical Club of Washington, D.C.
  • 1950, April 11 - American Zinc Institue, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1950, June 15 - 27th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Grade Oil Association, William Penn Hotal, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1950, November 15 - Joint Session of the Marketing and Refining Division, American Petroleum Institue, Los Angeles, California
  • 1950, November 20 - Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Washington, D.C.; TV statement of James Boyd; notes for talk to New England Council
  • 1950, November 30 - Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, New York
  • 1950, December 15 - Chamber of Commerce of the United States, Conference on Business Economists, Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.
  • 1951, April 14 - 14th Annual seminar of the California Technology Alumni Association, Pasadena, California
  • 1951, September 11 - 12th International Congress of Pure and Applied Chemistry, New York, New York
  • 1951, October 14 - World Metallurgical Congress, Hotel Statler, Detroit, Michigan
  • 1951, October 22 - The American Mining Congress, Los Angeles, California
  • 1954, November 18 - Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Dallas, Texas
  • 1956, January 19 - National Industrial Conference Board (no city listed)
  • 1956, March 5 - Canadian Proprietors and Developers Association (no city listed)
  • 1957, May 28 - Southern California Section of AIME, Los Angeles, California
  • 1959, February 5 - Resources for the Future Forum, Washington, D.C.
  • 1960, March 22 - Public Hearing before the Subcommittee on Research and Development of the Joint Congressional Committee on Atomic Energy, Washington, D.C.
  • 1961, June 17 - Commencement Address, The Michigan College of Mining and Technology, Houghton, Michigan
  • 1961, October 25 - Michigan Natural Rsources Council, Lansing, Michigan
  • 1962, February - "Cooper in 1961," article by James Boyd, Mining Congress Journal
  • 1962, May - "Leadership Developement - A Question of Survival!," Journal of Metals (based on a talk given at the Annual Metallurgical Society of the 1962 AIME Meeting, New York, New York)
  • 1962, May - Statement before the House Interior and Insular Affairs Committee, Washington, D.C. (Xerox copy), (In re S.174, to establish a National Wilderness Preservation System)
  • 1962, July 18 - National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserves Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C.
  • 1963, January 14 - School of Earth Sciences Lecture Series, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
  • 1963, May 10 - Statement before Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, Subcommittee on Minerals, Materials, and Fuels, Washington, D.C. (re The State of the Mineral Industry)
  • 1963, May 23 - Lake Superior Mines Safety Council (Xerox copy) (no city listed)
  • 1963, July 2 - Memorandum for Discussion with Representative of Bache & Co.
  • 1963, September 17 - Public Lands Session, American Mining Congress, Los Angeles, California
  • 1963, October 16 - New York Society of Security Analysists, New York, New York
  • 1964, February 13 - Utah Section, AIME
  • 1964, April 25 - Cooper and Brass Warehouse Association Meeting, Boca Raton, Florida
  • 1964, May 7 - Tri-state section of AIME, Baxter Springs (no state listed)
  • 1964, May 20 - Talk by James Boyd, Detroit, Michigan
  • 1964, September 24 - The Mineral 5 Luncheon, American Hotel, New York
  • 1964, October 29 - National Safety Congress and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1965, February 25 - News release from Robert Pickett, Ruder & Finn, Inc., New York (re address by James Boyd, who was named 1964 Copper-Man-of-the-Year, "Copper's Modern Environment")
  • 1965, March 22 - National Association of Secondary Material Industries, Inc., San Francisco, California
  • 1965, June 9 - 55th Annual Convention of the Mine Inspectors' Institue of America, Sequoyah State Park, Western Hills, Oklahoma
  • 1965, September 18 - The Billionth Pound Copper Celebration, White Pine, Michigan
  • 1965, October 8 - A.I.P.G., Denver, Colorado
  • 1966, January 18-May 8, 1969 - Annual Meetings, Copper Range Company, New York, New York
  • 1966, February - "Copper - 1965 Producers' Report" - Article by James Boyd in the Engineering and Mining Journal
  • 1966, March 9 - Statement by James Boyd on Government Stockpile Policy printed in the Congressional Record, March 9, 1966
  • 1966, March 21 - Statement by James Boyd before Senate Subcommittee on Labor on behalf of the American Mining Congress (In re H.R.8989, S.2972 and related bills)
  • 1966, May - Addresses - Copper Developement Association, Financial Analysists Federal Convention
  • 1966, November 8 - 36th Annual Meeting of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Houston, Texas
  • 1967, February 22 - A.I.M.E. Meeting, Los Angeles, California (President's Banquet Program and Honors Conferred Ninety-Sixth Annual Meeting)
  • 1967, June 21 - Meeting of Security Analysts, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1968, September 3 - Natural Resources Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers, Pheasant Run Lodge, St. Charles, Illinois
  • 1969, February 19 - Annual Meeting, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME), Washington, D.C. - press release re naming James Boyd president of AIME and Boyd's acceptance speech
  • 1969, June - Article by James Boyd, "Perspective" in Mining Engineering, Journal of Petroleum Technology, and Journal of Metals
  • 1969, July 9 - Statement before House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, Washington, D.C.
  • 1969, November 6 - Statement before House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, Washington, D.C. (in support of S.719, a bill to establish a National Mining and Minerals Policy)
  • 1969, December 10 - American Metal Market Forum, New York, New York
  • 1969, December 16 - National Association of Secondary Material Industries, Waldorf-Astoria, New York, New York
  • 1970, July 13 - Engineering Foundation Research Conference, New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire
  • 1971, March 10 - Prospectors and Developers Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1971, April 13 - Annual Institute of Chemical Engineers, Environmental Workshop, Detroit, Michigan
    MISCELLANEOUS
  • Correspondence between James Boyd and Federal Government Officials re the copper situation, 1966-1967
  • Copper Strike of 1967
Box 15
  • Speeches and Articles, 1972-1973
  • Speeches and Articles, 1974-1975

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