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Collection
History Collection: Person
Object ID
2008.024.1
Collection
History Collection: Person
Description
Black ribbon with attached medallion for marksmanship(?). Man taking aim at unseen target. Back: "Dupont / Beginner Trophy" Awarded to John E. Schroll
Year Range From
1880
Year Range To
1959
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Medal, Commemorative
Material
cloth, satin, metal
Accession Number
2008.024
Object ID
2008.024.1
Location
LCHS / Willson Memorial Building
Room
Museum West
Wall
South
Cabinet
Cabinet 2
Shelf
Shelf 1
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Collection
History Collection: Person
Object ID
2008.024.2
Date Range
1924
Collection
History Collection: Person
Description
medallion for marksmanship(?). Gold circle with two gold rifles intersecting in X behind blue and yellow target in medal's center. Reads: "Penna. State Champion / 1924 / Class B" awarded to John E. Schroll
Date Range
1924
Year Range From
1880
Year Range To
1959
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Medal, Commemorative
Material
gold
Accession Number
2008.024
Object ID
2008.024.2
Location
LCHS / Willson Memorial Building
Room
Museum West
Wall
South
Cabinet
Cabinet 2
Shelf
Shelf 1
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Collection
History Collection: Person, Sarah Ann Stauffer
Object ID
2002.154.54
Date Range
1850-1890
Collection
History Collection: Person, Sarah Ann Stauffer
Description
Portrait of young gentleman. Fairly faded out. Water marks/stains, one around right eye of man (viewer's left) in decorative bronze-colored frame with glass narrow gold-colored braid around edge. All with a red velvet rectangle. On the red velvet lining of the lid/cover: "Addis (?) s Lancaster Gallery/ NE Corner of Centre Square & N. Queen St." Black container has decorative motifs on front and back.
Date Range
1850-1890
Year Range From
1850
Year Range To
1890
Creator
Addis's Lancaster Gallery
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
ambrotype
Height (in)
0.625
Length (in)
3.75
Width (in)
3.25
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2018-09-21
Condition Notes
Fabric hinge torn: ambrotype and cover are separated.
Image somewhat faded. Water marks/stains, one around right eye of man (viewer's left) Wear on outside where black has rubbed off
Accession Number
2002.154
Object ID
2002.154.54
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Shelf
Island 4
Drawer
Unit 20
Container
Box 615
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Collection
History Collection: Places & Spaces
Object ID
1933.020.3
Collection
History Collection: Places & Spaces
Description
Liberty Bell pendant medallion with Independence Hall on the back. Outline of bell has contoured image of Liberty Bell with inscription, crack and clapper. Inscription at top reads "OF LEV XXV&X PROCLAIM / IN PHILDA. BY ORDER OF TH--" and below this is "PASS AND STOW / PHILADA. / MDCCLIII."
Back is flat with a raised image of Independence Hall. Extended tab at top has hole with two linked wire rings for hanging.
Year Range From
1876
Year Range To
1930
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Medal, Commemorative
Material
Brass
Height (in)
2.25
Width (in)
1.5
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2015-02-26
Condition Notes
Expected dark patina from oxidation and handling. Some wear to raised letters.
Accession Number
1933.020
Object ID
1933.020.3
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Wall
Island 4
Cabinet
Unit 18
Container
Box 1001
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Collection
Wheatland Collection
Object ID
W.89.85
Date Range
1848
Collection
Wheatland Collection
Description
Deed to Wheatland. Indenture for purchase of Wheatland by James Buchanan from William Meredith and Catherine Meredith. Dated December 2, 1848 with seal of William Meredith and of Catherine Meredith. Not signed by James Buchanan. Some fold marks and stain
Provenance
Unknown history of ownership.
Date Range
1848
People
Buchanan, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Object Name
Deed
Material
Parchment
Height (in)
30
Width (in)
26.875
Accession Number
W.89.85
Object ID
W.89.85
Notes
Conservation proposal by Lancaster Galleries (Fine Art, Custom Framing, Restoration) June and July 2001. Quote to suface clean, mount, glaze to prevent fading, and seal.
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Collection
Wheatland Collection: Manuscripts
Object ID
W.MSS07.4.2
Date Range
1846
Collection
Wheatland Collection: Manuscripts
Description
Passport for Samuel Ashmead, June 25, 1846. Signed by James Buchanan. Framed between two pieces of glass with narrow black wooden frame. Two small metal eye hooks with picture wire at top of frame.
Provenance
Samuel Ashmead was a botanist from the Germantown, PA area. He was the donor's husband's great-great grandfather. Passport hung in the donor's husband's grandfather's house for as long as she could remember.
Date Range
1846
Last Owner
Samuel Ashmead
People
Buchanan, James
Ashmead, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subject
Travel
Search Terms
James Buchanan, Secretary of State Travel
Frame Size
16.5' x 11.5'
Object Name
Passport
Material
Paper/Ink
Height (in)
16.5
Width (in)
11.5
Depth (in)
0.625
Dimension Details
These are frame dimensions
Condition
Poor
Condition Date
2007-07-02
Condition Notes
Framed between two pieces of glass. Top right corner has 2 rips in paper caused by humidity and too small of frame. Paper has been folded into fourths with small hole at center of sheet. Also folds horizontally into thirds. Brown spots or stains all over
Accession Number
W.MSS07.4
Object ID
W.MSS07.4.2
Location
East Wing Attic, Framed Artifacts
Place of Origin
Washinton, DC
Credit
Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Tacher Lukens, Jr.
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Collection
Wheatland Collection: Manuscripts
Object ID
W.mss07.5.4
Date Range
1/31/1846
Collection
Wheatland Collection: Manuscripts
Description
Letter from James Buchanan to Hon. W. Thompson. Written on Saturday evening, 31 January 1846. Letter regarding a mislaid request for an invitation to a party for two friends of Hon. W. Thompson from Kentucky. Both men received invitations and attended th
Date Range
1/31/1846
People
Buchanan, James
Thompson, W.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
James Buchanan, Secretary of State
Object Name
Letter
Material
Paper/Ink/Glass/Wood
Height (in)
14.75
Width (in)
11.75
Depth (in)
0.75
Dimension Details
Dimensions include frame.
Accession Number
W.mss07.5
Object ID
W.mss07.5.4
Notes
Donor purchased from an auction house. Suzanne's father, C. Richard Farmer was President of the James buchanan Foundation 1967-1972 Moved to Lancaster County Historical Society archives in 2010 and unframed.
Credit
Suzanne & John Campbell in honor of Mr. & Mrs. C. Richard Farmer
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Collection
History Collection: Person, Thaddeus Stevens
Object ID
2012.999
Collection
History Collection: Person, Thaddeus Stevens
Description
Daguerreotype, Thaddeus Stevens
Year Range From
1840
Year Range To
1850
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Daguerreotype
Accession Number
2012.999
Object ID
2012.999
Location
LHO
Room
DAC
Wall
Island 2
Cabinet
Unit 10
Container
Box 262: Encased Images
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Collection
Photography Collection: Lantern Slides
Object ID
2002.096.001
Date Range
1889-1920
  1 image  
Collection
Photography Collection: Lantern Slides
Description
2 men wearing bowler hats
Date Range
1889-1920
Year Range From
1889
Year Range To
1920
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Transparency, Lantern-slide
Material
Glass / Paper
Height (in)
3.25
Width (in)
4
Depth (in)
0.125
Condition
Good
Accession Number
2002.091
Object ID
2002.096.001
Location
Museum North / S, U1, SH2
Images
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Collection
Photography Collection: Lantern Slides
Object ID
2002.096.002
Date Range
1889-1920
  1 image  
Collection
Photography Collection: Lantern Slides
Description
woman in plain bonnet paying man for purchases
Date Range
1889-1920
Year Range From
1889
Year Range To
1920
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Transparency, Lantern-slide
Material
Glass / Paper
Height (in)
3.25
Width (in)
4
Depth (in)
0.125
Condition
Good
Accession Number
2002.091
Object ID
2002.096.002
Location
Museum North / S, U1, SH2
Images
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