Blanche B. Boyer

Blanche B. Boyer

Fellow: Awarded 1929
Field of Study: Medieval Literature
Fellow: Awarded 1930
Field of Study: Medieval Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Mount Holyoke College

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Boyer, Blanche Beatrice:  Appointed to make a study of Latin manuscripts written in minuscule of the Irish and Anglo-Saxon scripts, with a view to writing a book dealing with Insular script, its history and its technique, and to assembling and publishing a collection of facsimiles illustrative of the development of the Insular hand; research in English and Continental libraries; tenure, twelve months from June 15, 1929.

Born February 22, 1896, at Brocton, Illinois. Education: University of Chicago, A. B., 1920, A. M., 1921, Ph. D., 1925.

Instructor in Greek and Latin, 1922–25, St. Xavier College, Chicago; Assistant Professor of Latin, 1925–27, Allegheny College; Assistant Professor of Latin, 1927–29, Associate Professor, 1929—, Mount Holyoke College.

Publications: Articles in Classical Philology.

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