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Claire Hartsook Boyce Papers

Identifier: MSS 0388

Content Description

This collection contains Woman's College teaching materials for Physical Education classes.


  • circa 1950s and 2002
  • 2002


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Claire Hartsook Boyce was born on April 28, 1912, to Clara Hendrix Hartsook and Charles Henry Hartsook. Boyce graduated with a B.S. degree in Physical Education from Woman's College (now UNC Greensboro) in 1933), where she taught physical education and was May Queen. laire began working with horses teaching at Camp Yonahlossee in Blowing Rock, and continued treaching for the majority of her life at her Little Bit Pony Farm. Boyce was a judge, steward and manager in the horse show world. She was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the NC Hunter-Jumper Association, the Sportsmanship Award at the Blowing Rock Horse Show, and the Pegasus Medal by the USEF.

The collection contains Woman's College teaching materials for Physical Education classes.


Collection is organized alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Lynn Boyce Purdie-Brennan.

Condition Description

1 box containing papers related to Claire Hartsook Boyce.

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Processed by Patrick Dollar in February 2021.

Claire Hartsook Boyce Papers
Patrick Dollar
February 2021
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Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US