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Broadsides of the German-American Imprint Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 031
Summary A component of the larger German-American Imprint Collection, this collection contains fine examples of printed broadsides including songs, scripture, allegories, created by Pennsylvania Germans in the Eastern Pennsylvania and New York region dating from the late-18th to late-19th centuries.
Dates: c.1800-1900,; Majority of material found within 1850-1890

J. William Frey Collection of Pennsylvania Germania

 Collection
Identifier: MS 039
Summary The materials in this collection include publications about the Pennsylvania Germans, examples of Pennsylvania German language, art and music as well as materials on other prominent men in the study of the Pennsylvania Germans.
Dates: 1929-1987,; Majority of material found within 1940-1960

Thomas R. Brendle Collection of Pennsylvania Germania

 Collection
Identifier: MS 060
Summary This collection consists of newspaper column clippings, manuscripts, articles, radio scripts, and audio recordings on Pennsylvania German dialect, music, folklore and culture. Also included are church records from the Eastern Pennsylvania area. Materials date from the early 19th century through 1968.
Dates: c.1800-1968,; Majority of material found within 1918-1957

Unger-Bassler Frakturschriften Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 029
Summary 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