Boyd, W(illiam) Harland

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BOYD, W(illiam) Harland

BOYD, W(illiam) Harland. American, b. 1912. Genres: History, Transportation, Biography. Career: Professor Emeritus, Bakersfield Coll., California, 1973- (Professor, 1946-73). Publications: Land of Havilah, 1952; (ed. with G.J. Rodgers) San Joaquin Vignettes, 1955; (ed. with J.D. Stockton and G.J. Rodgers) Spanish Trailblazers in the South San Joaquin Valley, 1957; A Centennial Bibliography on the History of Kern County, California, 1966; A California Middle Border, 1972; (ed.) A Climb through History, 1973; Bakersfield's First Baptist Church, 1975; (ed.) Kern County Wayfarers, 1977; Kern County Tall Tales, 1980; The Shasta Route, 1981; Stagecoach Heyday in the San Joaquin Valley, 1983; (ed. with J.A. Watts) Lawrence Weill's Bakersfield, 1984; Bakersfield's First Baptist Church: A Centennial History, 1989; Lower Kern River County, 1997; Kern County's Desert Country, 2000. Died.