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Broadsides of the German-American Imprint Collection

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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

Caroline Peart Papers

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Identifier: MS 069
Summary This collection contains the personal papers of Pennsylvania artist Caroline Peart. Strengths of the collection include personal correspondence between Caroline Peart and her husband Christian Brinton. Additional strengths include the civil war correspondence and papers of her father, industrialist John Peart. Lastly, an extensive collection of influential images provides insight into the development and understanding of Caroline Peart's artistic style. Also contained with Peart papers is...
Dates: 1858-1999,; Majority of material found within 1890-1956

City of Lancaster Records : [microform]

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Identifier: MS 038
Summary 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.
Dates: 1836-1934.

Cliosophic Society of Lancaster Records

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Identifier: MS 030
Summary The collection consists of meeting minutes, programs, society histories and essays presented at meetings. The collection covers the years from 1880 - 1982, with the bulk of the material from 1880 - 1950 and 1979 - 82.
Dates: 1880-1982,; Majority of material found within 1880-1950; Majority of material found within 1979-1982

Fortnightly Club Records

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Identifier: MS 033
Summary The collection includes meeting minutes, constitutions, correspondence, essays, and miscellaneous materials covering the years 1908 to the present.
Dates: 1908-present.

Haines Family Business Records

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Identifier: MS 068
Summary The Haines Family Business Records collection documents two distinct business enterprises run by the Haines Family of Lancaster County over several generations. The first section contains records of an early to mid- 19th century shad fishing company and the second features the business dealings of a late 19th century canning company/ general store. The shad fishing collection includes account books, attendance books, bills, business correspondence, and legal documents dating from 1833 to 1841,...
Dates: 1833-1887; Majority of material found within 1833-1841

J. William Frey Collection of Pennsylvania Germania

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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

John F. Sehner Papers

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Identifier: MS 002
Summary This collection contains the personal and business correspondence of John Frederick Sehner a Lancaster PA businessman in the mid- late nineteenth century.
Dates: 1861-1896,; Majority of material found within 1868-1879

Joseph C. Passmore Papers

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Identifier: MS 018
Summary This collection contains letters between J.C. Passmore and George W. Hunter duing his first year as a lawyer in Lancaster.
Dates: 1841-1842.

Junior League of Lancaster County Records

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Identifier: MS 075
Summary The Junior League of Lancaster's Records from 1923-2001, documents the group's organization, activities, and volunteer work. This collection includes board minutes, ledgers, membership manuals, membership minutes, annual reports, newssheets, magazines, scripts, programs, scrapbooks, photo albums, and audio recordings. The collection contains both records of the local Lancaster chapter with some mention of national workings. Both the administrative records and collection of scrapbooks are...
Dates: 1923-2004,; Majority of material found within 1923-1980

Kneedler Family Papers

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Identifier: MS 055
Summary This collection consists of letters, photographs and other material relating to four members of the Kneedler family of Greensburg, PA who attended Franklin and Marshall College in the 20th century. The largest portion of the material are letters written by Robert Glen, and Jay Ivan Kneedler (members of the Class of 1927). Their letters are particularly interesting as they depict student life in the 1920s. The second largest part contains the student papers (1961-1965) of A. Richard Kneedler, a...
Dates: 1893-2005,; Majority of material found within 1923-1925 .; Majority of material found within 1961-1965

Lancaster County Academy Records

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Identifier: MS 005
Summary This collection contains records of the Lancaster County Academy a secondary school that operated in Lancaster Pa from 1827 to ca. 1840. Materials include committee reports, trustees minutes, correspondence, receipts, and construction bids.
Dates: 1827-1841,; Majority of material found within 1827-1830

Lancaster County Ephemera Collection

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Identifier: MS 040
Summary This collection of materials consists mostly of published items relating to tourism, businesses, churches, schools, and social and cultural organizations of Lancaster County.
Dates: 1904-present,; Majority of material found within 1928-1965

Lancaster Day Care Center Records

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Identifier: MS 079
Summary This collection contains the administrative, financial, and publicity records of the Lancaster Day Care Center, a public, non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable child care and educational services to the children of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Strengths of the collection include comprehensive financial and administrative records, including lengthy runs of Board of Directors’ minutes, financial information, correspondence, and photographs. Additional strengths include runs of...
Dates: 1915-2018,; Majority of material found within 1935-1995

Lancaster Farmland Trust Records

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Identifier: MS 067
Summary This collection contains the administrative, outreach, and publicity records of Lancaster Farmland Trust, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the rich and productive farmland of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Strengths of the collection include comprehensive financial and administrative records of the organization, and a complete run of organizational newsletters. Additional strengths include lengthy runs of annual reports, event programs, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1988-present,; Majority of material found within 1993-present

League of Women Voters of Lancaster County Records

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Identifier: MS 047
Summary This collection contains by-laws, board meeting minutes, bulletins, publications, unit study reports, historical background information, photographs, and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1947-present,; Majority of material found within 1947-1998

Linnaean Society of Lancaster City and County Records

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Identifier: MS 013
Summary This collection consists of administrative materials, correspondence, section reports and memorials.
Dates: 1862-1896,; Majority of material found within 1862-1889

Richard B. Gehman Papers

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Identifier: MS 045
Summary This collection contains Gehman's magazine articles from 1942-1969. Also includes research materials, correspondence, notes, drafts, and galley proofs relating to some of his books: A Hell of A Life (with Harry Richman), The Slander of Witches, Sardi's, Driven, and A Murder in Paradise.
Dates: 1942-1970; Majority of material found within 1950-1969

Righter and Sutton Lumber Company Records

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Identifier: MS 036
Summary This collection contains, business correspondence, legal and financial documents, and orders relating to the lumber business of Washington Righter and his partner Nelson Sutton of Columbia, PA during the period 1847 - 1879.
Dates: 1847-1879.

Thomas R. Brendle Collection of Pennsylvania Germania

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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

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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

West End Revolver (Club) Records

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Identifier: MS 065
Summary This collection contains treasurer's records of the West End Revolver, a Lancaster club that operated from ca. 1890- ca. 1940. The West End Revolver was apparently a private library/ reading club that circulated reading material among its members and perhaps discussed readings. Among the members were numerous individuals associated with Franklin and Marshall College, including Joseph H. Dubbs, Jacob Bausman, Richard Conrad Schiedt, Helen Stahr (Mrs. Edwin M.) Hartman, George F. Mull, John S....
Dates: 1890-1940.

Woman's Humane League of Lancaster County Records

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Identifier: MS 046
Summary This collection contains the administrative, outreach, and publicity records of the Woman's Humane League of Lancaster County, a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of cruelty to, and care of, children, girls, aged persons, and animals within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In more recent years, the mission of the Humane League of Lancaster County has been to ensure the health, happiness and welfare of domesticated animals in Lancaster County. Strengths of the collection...
Dates: 1917-1997,; Majority of material found within 1917-1985

Women's Studies Collection

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Identifier: MS 042
Summary This collection consists of printed materials related to the field of Women's Studies as well as original materials from Lancaster area Women's organizations and individuals.
Dates: 1969-2000; Majority of material found within 1970-1984