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Willis L. Boaz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-0069
Included in the Boaz collection are correspondence; bank notes; genealogy sheets; newspaper clippings; a photograph of the Santa Fe Bar, Fort Worth, Texas; warranty deed; and women’s suffrage essay. Comprehensive dates for the collection are 1885-2006.

Dates

  • 1885 - 2006

Language of Materials

English

Extent

.50 Linear Feet (1 box)

Biographical / Historical

The Boaz family came to Texas from Murray, Kentucky in 1873. The family has numerous ties to Fort Worth and Tarrant County including the founding of Benbrook, Texas; the founding and growth of Southern Methodist University; and parks, streets and landmarks named for members of the Boaz family. Various members of the Boaz family were successful in land, cattle and the banking industry.
Title
Willis L. Boaz Papers
Status
completed
Author
Betty Shankle
Date
May 2009

Repository Details

Part of the Fort Worth Public Library Archives Repository

Contact:
500 West 3rd Street
Fort Worth Texas 76102
817-392-7740