MG 036 - Harrisburg Board of Trade Collection

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Scope and Content

Includes the following publications of the Harrisburg Board of Trade:

The Yearbook, 1887

The Industries, Trade & Commerce, 1874

The Board of Trade Journal, Nov. 1905, Jan. 1906, Sept. 1906, Oct. to Dec. 1907, Jan. 1908, Mar. to Jun 1908, Dec. 1908

Officers & Members for 1908

The Board of Trade Monthly, Jan. 1905

The Board of Trade Bulletin, Nov. 1912, Mar. 1913

Includes, also, an address delivered before the Board of Trade by E. J. Stackpole in March, 1900 entitled, "Seventeen Years in Harrisburg, A Look Backward;" the program for "Old Home Week," in October, 1905; newspaper clippings, 1912; an invitation to the dedication ceremonies of the Board of Trade's new building, 1899; and a scrapbook of news clippings about the Board of Trade and other community events, 1868-1901.


The Harrisburg Board of Trade was chartered by a decree of the court of Dauphin County in March, 1886. The purpose of the corporation was to encourage and protect the trade and commerce of the city of Harrisburg and its members were progressive business and professional men interested in the general prosperity of the city.

Date(s): 1968-1908

Extent: 1 box, 10 folders, 16 entries