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City of Lancaster Records : [microform]

Identifier: MS 038


This microfilm collection contains meeting minutes of various City of Lancaster Committees from the 19th and early 20th centuries. The collection is particularly rich in materials documenting various water committees, the select, common and city councils.


  • 1836-1934.


Restrictions on Access

Access unrestricted.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Photocopying and publication may be restricted by copyright. except by permission of copyright holder..


.5 Linear feet (1 box)

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Collection: Arranged by city department/subject.

System Details Note

Requires specialized equipment (available in repository) for access.

Ownership and Custodial History

The City of Lancaster Records were microfilmed as a part of a 1994-95 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) grant and were given to Franklin and Marshall College as a part of this grant. The originals are now stored at the Lancaster County Historical Society.

Location of Originals Note

Holder of originals: Microfilmed from originals held by Lancaster County Historical Society, 230 N. President Ave, Lancaster, PA as part of the Lancaster City Archives Collection.

Related Archival Materials

Additional archived city records (not available in this collection) are available in the: Lancaster City Archives Collection: Custodian--Lancaster County Historical Society: Address--230 North President Ave, Lancaster, PA, Country--USA..

Related Archival Materials

Current city records are available at: City of Lancaster, Office of Open Records: Address--120 N. Duke Street, Lancaster, PA.

Processing Information

Processing completed April 1996.

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Repository Details

Part of the Franklin and Marshall College Special Collections Repository

PO Box 3003
Lancaster PA 17604 United States