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Geburts und Taufschein

 Series

Summary

From the Collection: A component of the larger German-American Imprint Collection, this collection contains fine examples of hand-executed and printed Geburt und taufscheins (birth and baptismal certificates), trauscheins (marriage certificates), vorschrifts (writing examples), haus segens (house blessings), bucherzeichen (bookplates), and drawings created by Pennsylvania Germans in the Eastern Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland region dating from the late -18th to late-19th centuries.

Dates

  • 1762-1891,
  • Majority of material found within c.1820-1878

Restrictions on Access

Access unrestricted.

Extent

From the Collection: 2.5 Linear feet ( 6.5 boxes (approximately 525 items))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: German

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Franklin and Marshall College Special Collections Repository

Contact:
PO Box 3003
Lancaster PA 17604 United States