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003. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: 003
Manuscript materials.

Found in 209 Collections and/or Records:

Herr family financial records

Identifier: 003-MS 59
Scope and Contents Inventories of goods and chattels, receipts, security bonds, judgments, last wills and testaments and related documents, surveys, notices of public sales, ledgers, rental records, apprentice indentures, and deeds of the Herr family of Lancaster County, Pa.  A folder of biographical information is also included.

History of the First Pennsylvania State Normal School

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: 003-MS 1
Scope and Contents Educator and historian Lee Graver wrote the history of Millersville Normal School and Millersville State Teachers College as a requirement for a doctorate in education from Rutgers University in 1953. His dissertation was published two years later by Nazareth Publishing Company in recognition of the 100th  anniversary of the establishment of the college.

H.W. Shoemaker Papers

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: 003-MS 9
Scope and Contents Manuscripts and correspondence. Includes correspondence and drafts of articles written by Henry Wharton Shoemaker from 1941 to 1955.

[Indenture] 1752 Aug. 1 to property sold by Phillip and Catrina Christian to Tobias Stoneman.

Identifier: 003-MS 179
Abstract Deed to property in Queen Street, Lancaster Borough. On reverse is a partial indenture dated 1752 between Adam Weaver and Anna Maria Schneider for the same property, including location and dimensions.

[Inscription to] John Kendrick Bangs.

 Collection — Box 1 folder
Identifier: 003-MS 195
Abstract Inscription: "They say I have a sense of humour. I know you have so pray read some of yourself into my lines."

[Inventory] January 1826 of Sabina Moore, Millersville, Lancaster County, PA  d. 1825

Identifier: 003-MS 184
Abstract List of the widow's goods and chattels. Signed by several prominent leaders of Lancaster including Registrar Philip Messenkop, owner of the Bear Tavern.

Isaac Rutter Account Ledger

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: 003-MS 142
Scope and Contents Account ledger includes customer names, the cost of services rendered, and other income and expenses accrued at Rutter's mill between Mar. 1844 and Nov. 1852.

Israel Cooper ledgers

 Collection — Box Ledgers
Identifier: 003-MS 238
Abstract Ledgers contain records of Israel Cooper's business in Columbia, Pa. ‡b Cooper built a log house for William Wright in 1823. Entries in 1825 note costs for building the Conestoga Bridge out of stone. Cooper built the Blue Presbyterian Church in Washington Boro (constructed in 1826 and torn down in 1861), and St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Columbia (in 1828). The ledger documents Israel Cooper's efforts to bring an "ark-load" (coal barge) of lumber to be delivered to Lancaster through the...