MG 426 - Boak Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains the papers of several generations of the Boak family. The papers include the marriage certificate for Charles L. and Mary Raine Boak, 1907; newspaper clippings concerning the anniversary celebrations for 40th and 50th years in business of Charles L. Boak, manufacturer of hand-made cigars, 1940, 1950; copies of diplomas and certificate of Charles Raine Boak, 1932, 1942, 1945; a manuscript of reminiscences of his father and grandfather by C. R. Boak, 1990; invitations sent to Christiana Newman who was married to Abraham Boak, 1858-1870; and a program for the 24th commencement, Harrisburg Public Schools, 1897. M. Gertrude Raine was a member of the graduating class.

Date(s): 1858-1990

Extent: 6 folders, 11 enclosures