Manuscript Collection


Jack Holt Boger



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Accession 1517

Inclusive Dates



Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

3000 pieces



Scope and Content Note

This collection consists mostly of books collected by Dr. Jack Holt Boger (1922-2008) and the Boger family. Included in the collection is former Winthrop Professor and Administrator (1965-1985), Dr. Jack Boger’s graduate thesis titled, An Inquiry into Life Certification of Teachers and a1973 Citadel yearbook (The Sphinx) that belonged to his son, Thomas Alcott Boger (1951-1976). The collection also consists of journals written by W.W. Hall of Lilly Chapel, Madison County, Ohio from 1892 to 1905. W.W. Hall was related to Jack’s wife (June Durrant Boger, 1920-2013) through her mother Edna Wayne Hall Durrant and was possibly her grandfather. Also, included in the collection is a journal kept by Jack Holt Boger while he served as Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Wasatch during WWII from June 27, 1944 through October 20, 1944. There are also several books that were collected by Jack Holt Boger, many of which belonged to his wife’s Durrant Family that range in years from 1841 to 1971.


The Jack Holt Boger Papers were given to the Archives on August 25, 2015 by Bronson Holt Boger.


For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Jack Holt Boger Papers - Accession 1517

LC Subject Headings

Boger, Jack Holt, 1922-2008--Archives; Boger, Jack Holt, 1922-2008--Diaries; Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women--Faculty; Winthrop College--Faculty; Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women--Administration; Winthrop College--Administration; Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina--Students--Yearbooks; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; Madison County (Ohio)--Biography