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J. G. Boyle publications

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 16, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSF 46

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one folder containing an article written by J. G. Boyle.


  • 1911


Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

This collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Portions of material in this collection are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Jesse George Boyle was born on November 27, 1883, in Hills Corners, Michigan.

Boyle was educated in the public schools of Hills Corners and Niles, Michigan. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Michigan State College in 1908 and his Master of Science from Purdue University in 1911. There he worked as an Assistant Professor in Horticulture and at the Agricultural Experiment Station. Boyle completed his Master of Horticulture degree from Michigan State College in 1913.

In 1926, Boyle was elected as a Republican to the House of Representatives of the Michigan State Legislature and served for three two-year terms between 1927-32 (54th - 56th sessions).

Boyle was engaged in the production of fruit on his farm located northwest of Buchanan, Michigan, and served as the president of the Berrien County Farm Bureau. He also worked with the St. Joe Valley Shipping Association of Niles and Buchanan and the Grower-Consumer Direct Sales Service of Chicago. Boyle also served as the secretary-treasurer of the Berrien County National Farm Loan Association, and as director of the Buchanan State Bank.

Boyle was a member of the Michigan State Grange, Kiwanis Club, Board of Directors of Michigan State Farm Bureau, and I.O.O.F. lodge.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

Acquisition Information

Source and date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

Material has been housed in acid-free folder and box.
J. G. Boyle publications
Under Review
William Niner, Amanda Rumba, and Archives Staff
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Edition statement
Third edition. Collection description first completed 2011-05-06 by Archives Staff.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-08: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to more fully meet standards.
  • 2023-03-21: Collection description updated by William Niner.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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