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Ann C. Witmer Home for Widows and Maiden Ladies Records

 Collection
Identifier: 003-MS 3
Annual reports, correspondence and minute book of the Board of Trustees of the Ann C. Witmer Home for Widows and Maiden Ladies of Lancaster, Pa.

Dates

  • 1909-1927

Conditions Governing Access

Archives and Special Collections of Ganser Library will reproduce Special Collections material to the extent that physical condition and copyright or other legal restrictions permit. Reproduction is available in the form of photocopies and digital images.

All reproduction requests must be approved by a member of the professional staff. Decisions will take into account the type and condition of the binding, the brittleness of the paper, the size and the general size and fragility of the item.

Conditions Governing Use

Archives and Special Collections adheres to the provisions of the 1976 Copyright Act and amendments, and follows the minimum standards of educational fair use established under Section 107. In applying these standards, Archives and Special Collections will copy up to 10% of a copyrighted work if the copy is to be used for the purpose of private study, scholarship or research. The department will not copy for the purpose of public performance. Physical condition permitting, the department will copy more than 10% of a copyrighted work only with the written permission of the copyright holder. Multiple copies are not permitted under fair use.

For authored works created since 1978, copyright lasts from the creation of the work until 70 years after the author's death. The expiration term for corporate, anonymous, or pseudonymous works is 95 years from publication or 120 years from creation, whichever occurs first. For works published before 1978, with a copyright notice, the maximum duration of copyright protection is 75 years. Works published before 1978 without a copyright notice are assumed to be in the public domain. Since March 1, 1989, a copyright notice is no longer necessary.

Archives and Special Collections reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

Extent

30.00 items

Arrangement Note

Reports and correspondence. Chronological arrangement.

Technical Access Requirements

The processing fee for photocopying or scanning requests is $10.00/request. There is no charge for Millersville University students, faculty, or staff.

Other Descriptive Information

The Ann C. Witmer Home for Widows and Maiden Ladies was established around 1890 to provide assistance and housing to widows and single women over the age of forty-five.  The home was located at 812 Columbia Avenue in the City of Lancaster, Pa. By the 1930s, the institution changed its name to the Ann C. Witmer Home for Aged Women. In 1971, the Home was closed and the building left vacant.

Processing Information

Originally cataloged in July 1981 as MS 1.3
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Revision Statements

  • 09099999: Renumbered in 2000-2001.

Repository Details

Part of the Millersville University Special Collections Repository

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