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The Headmaster, Frank L. Boyden, of Deerfield

John McPhee

The Headmaster, Frank L. Boyden, of Deerfield

by John McPhee

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boyden, Frank L.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John McPhee.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 149p. :
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18604760M

      From The New Yorker, this effortless portrait of Frank Learoyd Boyden, who came to Deerfield Academy in at the age of twenty-two and is still, in his own words, an indestructible and infallible figure, is full of life—a remarkable life. Actually much more interesting than Roger Drury's Drury of St. Paul's (). An inconspicuous little man (originally five foot four), an intuitive. Boyden Hall and Boyden Gym, on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, are named in his honor. Boyden was profiled by John McPhee (Deerfield, Class of ) in The New Yorker in an article later expanded into a book, The Headmaster: Frank L. Boyden, of Deerfield.

    Frank L. Boyden Headmaster of Deerfield Academy, with his wife. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images. Starting in at a country school that had an enrollment of fourteen, Frank Boyden built an academy that has long since taken its place on a level with Andover and Exeter. Boyden, who died in , was the school's headmaster for sixty-six years.

    Buy The Headmaster: Frank L. Boyden of Deerfield By John McPhee, in Very Good condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the UK. ISBN: ISBN Frank Learoyd Boyden was headmaster of Deerfield Academy from to Boyden was born at his family's homestead in Massachusetts, his maternal grandfather was a missionary in Japan and his great grandfather Otis Carey was the president of the Foxborough Bank and the Foxboro Branch Railroad. Frank Boyden attended Amherst College, graduated with the class of


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Boyden of Deerfield/5(33). In "The Headmaster", a book both funny and inspirational, McPhee insightfully lays out in just over pages, the captivating story of how Boyden achieved this incredible transformation in Deerfield. But it also reveals how Frank Boyden impacted not just Deerfield, but also achieved much by: 5.

Good book that describes how Frank Boyden expanded Deerfield from a small rural school to a nationally known secondary boarding school. Boyden, who was a good headmaster, seemed more like a politician than a teacher.

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The library is named in honor of Frank L. Boyden, headmaster of Deerfield Academy fromand his wife Helen Childs Boyden, a chemistry and math teacher. The library opened inthe year that Mr. Boyden retired, and was completely renovated in   From toFrank Boyden was the Headmaster of Deerfield, a private boy's school in the countryside of Massachusetts.

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Thousands of Deerfield graduates fondly remember Mr. Boyden not only as the driving force of the Academy, but also as the major figure of their developmental years.

“The test of worth of any school is the record of service of her alumni.” — Frank L. Boyden. Inafter 66 years of leadership, Mr. Boyden retired as headmaster.

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