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Lancaster County (Pa.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

A way of life typescript

Identifier: 003-MS 17
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts. Consists of original typescripts with author's hand written corrections and additions. Includes galley proofs, paste-ups, and editor's transcript.

Dates: 1974

Community Historians of Lancaster County records

Identifier: 003-MS 52
Scope and Contents

Constitution, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, membership lists, treasury reports, newspaper clippings, oral histories, notes on field trips, and issues of the Community Historians of Lancaster County's journal, Community history are included in the collection.

Dates: 1961-1981

Conestoga Indian treaties and traders, 1682-1722

Identifier: 003-MS 37
Scope and Contents

Typescript documents the contacts between the Native Americans and the early settlers of Lancaster County, Pa.  It later formed the basis for a condensed version appearing in Millersville-Penn Manor Community History, ed. Robert E. Coley, James A. Jolly, and Carole E. Slotter. Includes a partial revision and illustrative materials used with the published article.

Dates: 1976

Daily memorandum book for 1863

Identifier: 003-MS 34
Scope and Contents

Diary describes the daily activities of Adam Geist from Feb. 1 to May 3, 1863, a period just prior to Geist's enlistment in the Pennsylvania Militia.  Includes entries on events relating to the American Civil War.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1863

Fulton Opera House: Gala Reopening October 14, 1995., [1995]

 File — Box 7: Series Series 3, Folder: 15
Identifier: Folder 15
Scope and Contents

140 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Dates: Created: [1995]

Henry Frank Eshleman papers

Identifier: 003-MS 62
Scope and Contents

Notebooks, ledgers, manuscripts, books, scrapbooks, and correspondence. Includes daily research notebooks from 1936 to 1946, notebooks on specific subjects relating to Pennsylvania history, manuscripts of articles, books from 1814-1932, scrapbooks from 1906 to 1909, personal account ledger from 1897 to 1925, the Lancaster County Voting Register from 1911 to 1916, notes on law by Congressman Marriott Brosius, and miscellaneous correspondence from 1909 to 1945.

Dates: 1873-1945

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.

Dates: 1750-1864; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/1985

Lancaster County Bicentennial Calendar, 1775-1975, 1974

 File — Box 12: Series Series 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents

[12] leaves ; ill. ; 45 x 31 cm.

Dates: Created: 1974

Lancaster County Observes Pennsylvania's Tercentenary., 1982

 File — Box 10: Series Series 4, Folder: 10
Identifier: Folder 10
Scope and Contents

40 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm. Cover title. "... reprinted from a supplement that appeared in the Lancaster Intelligencer Journal and New Era on May 8, 1979"--P. 1.

Dates: Created: 1982