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Lancaster (Pa.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ann C. Witmer Home for Widows and Maiden Ladies Records

Identifier: 003-MS 3
Scope and Contents

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

Charles M. Howell's Cash Book, Scrapbook and Other Material

Identifier: 003-MS 67
Scope and Contents Cash book and scrapbook containing newspaper articles, engravings, invitations, tickets, and other items documenting the expenses, activities and interests of Charles Miller Howell.  The cash book records daily expenditures from June 4, 1858 to August 13, 1860 and includes transactions with many of Lancaster, Pennsylvania's most prominent citizens.  The scrapbook contains poems, short stories, news articles, and cartoons clipped from a variety of newspapers including The Olio, The Inquirer...
Dates: 1835-1876

Dedication of the Fackenthal library of Franklin and Marshall college, Tuesday, May thirty-first, nineteen hundred and thirty-eight., [1938]

 File — Box 7: Series Series 3, Folder: 10
Identifier: Folder 10
Scope and Contents

39 p. : ill., ports., plans ; 23 cm.

Dates: Created: [1938]

Henry G. Long account book

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: 003-MS 39
Scope and Contents

Account ledger. Includes a daily account of legal services rendered and the amounts received.

Dates: Created: 1836-1842

James H. Reinert Account Ledger

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: 003-MS 140
Scope and Contents

Account ledger recording the daily expenses of James H. Reinert.

Dates: 1898-1904

Memorial and welcome home souvenir : July twelfth and fourteenth nineteen hundred and nineteen, Lancaster, Pa., 1919

 File — Box 7: Series Series 3, Folder: 6
Identifier: Folder 6
Scope and Contents

49 p. : ill., ports ; 29 cm. Includes Program of Unveiling of Monument to Eighth Ward Heroes in the Great World War 1914-1918, Fremont Street Public School Grounds, Sunday, November 30, 1919, Lancaster City, Pennsylvania. Cover title. "This memorial souvenir was suggested and compiled by George S. Wolf, of the Publicity Committee, assisted by some of the General Committee, in securing the records of service men."--P.49.

Dates: Created: 1919

Philip Dinkelberg Business Ledgers

Identifier: MS-401
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 11 business ledgers.  10 of these ledgers cover the years 1874 to 1886 and consist of the daily business transactions of Philip Dinkelberg's carpentry and building business.  The oldest of the ledgers is in German and contains genealogical material as well an household accounting.

Dates: 1831-1887; Majority of material found in 1874-1886; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2009

Souvenir of the dedication exercises of the Boys' High School, Lancaster, Pa., September 26, 1918., 1919

 File — Box 7: Series Series 3, Folder: 4
Identifier: Folder 4
Scope and Contents

48 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Dates: Created: 1919

Two hundred years of hardware history, 1744-1944 / Compiled and written by Frederic S. Klein., 1944

 File — Box 1: Series Series 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: Folder 19
Scope and Contents

31 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Dates: Created: 1944