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Collection
Sports, Leisure & Play Collection
Title
Doll Linens, Quilts, and Bedding
Object ID
1977.005.006
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Collection
Sports, Leisure & Play Collection
Title
Doll Linens, Quilts, and Bedding
Description
A collection of doll bedding/linens:
A. Pillow made of stripe of blue and white ticking machine-stitched on two sides, stuffed with straw and hand-stitched to close on one end.
B. Finely crafted pillow cover of white closely-woven satiny cotton stitched on chain-link machine. Opening at one end. Entire covering edged with commercially-made 1-inch wide cotton lace.
C. & D.: Quilts: Both quilts done sewn with chain-stitch machine and consist of printed 2-inch cotton squares. Most four-block squares contain two different prints. Entire piece backed in white muslin, no batting. Top and backing stitched with diagonal 1.5-inch lines forming diamonds in white thread with a chain-stitch machine. Edging tape, white with printed flowers is stitched to the top of the quilt.
Quilt C.,18 x 17.25, is highlighted with squares of 13 different patterns of pinks and browns. Tear in a brown-striped patch near one edge as well as front and back of one patch on same row.
Quilt D.,17.75 x 25.25, consists of 26 different prints. Overall hues are brown, with some blue and two squares of pale green and white check.
E. Unhemmed hand-stitched patchwork piece, 7.25 x 10.5 overall with similar 4-block 2 x 1.5-inch squares of two different fabrics, 8 different fabrics in all. Overall tone is brown, but six faded squares may have contained a fugitive green.
F. Heavily soiled light-weight cotton floral print (flowers are faded brown). Might have been skirt of a doll's dress with a 2.25-inch hem. The single vertical seam, 4 inches from the bottom is turned under and stitched by hand to from an opening. Stiff and fragile.
Three Cotton Quilt Squares: All 9 x 9 inches. All composed of thirteen 2-inch squares, hand-stitched. All prints with white triangles along the edges. Each is composed of 2 different prints...
G. Yellow and Green
H. Brown and Blue
I. Red and Brown
J. Larger Cotton Quilt Square with applique: 17 x 17-inch white quilt square with green leaf patterned fabric applique. 11 x 11-inch ornate cut-out design with a green leaf in each corner. (Not much allowance for a seam on the corner- .25 inch.)
K. Doll blanket. 10.5-inch square. Wool, knitted in garter stitch of coral and black/white variegated yarns. Three 3.5-inch stripes, coral stripe in middle. Scalloped crocheted edging in coral.
L. Doll blanket, a 12-inch square. Wool, crocheted three-stripe doll blanket in aqua and tan yarns. 1.5-inch wide crocheted border with scalloped edge. Mended in 4 spots. 1 aqua stitch loose near tan stripe.
M. Pillow. Handmade 4.5 inches x 3.5 inches. Cotton fabric with large floral print, hand-stitched on three sides and stuffed. Red stain near edge on one side.
N. Pillow. Handmade 3.5-inch round pillow, made of same fabric as M. White cording has overcast onto the seam around the pillow. Firmly stuffed.
O. White cotton rectangles (2), 16.25 x 13.25 ins., stitched on 3 sides, turned inside out with feather-stitch chain in yellow embroidery floss stitched around all four sides.
P. Pillow case, child's. 11.75 ins. wide x 17.50 ins. long. Fine white cotton, careful mending, especially around the embroidered red heart with a yellow arrow through it. Red feather-stitch chain on hem-line, 1 inch from the opening edge.
Q. White 10.5-inch cotton square, .25-inch hem with machine-stitching on three sides. Fourth side is selvedge. Soiled overall with brown stains.
R. White 8-inch cotton square. Same fabric as Q, with .125-inch rolled hand-stitched hem on three sides. Heavily stained with dark spots and brown liquid stains.
Year Range From
1860
Year Range To
1880
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
DAC
Storage Wall
Island 2
Storage Cabinet
Unit 10
Storage Shelf
Shelf 3
Storage Container
Box 0477
Object Name
Accessory, Doll
Dimension Details
a. Pillow: 5 x 7; Pillow case (Including lace trim): 8 x 11
b. Small quilt: 18 x 17.25
c. Larger quilt: 17.75 x 25.25
d. unhemmed patchwork: 10.5 x 7.25
e. hemmed remnant
Condition Date
2023-03-13
Condition Notes
Varies, excellent to poor:
Excellent: Pillow is in excellent condition.
Good: Larger quilt has a defined quarter of brown acidification due to storage (maybe against wood or paper product. Both quilts have some minor fiber separation on backs.
Good: Raw-edged piece shows some fraying on edges.
Poor:Hemmed remnant print has holes and separated fibers-maybe a fugitive red dye; as well as brown and black stains.
Object ID
1977.005.006
Accession Number
1977.005
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Collection
Music Collection
Object ID
1929.015.3
Date Range
1830-1850
Collection
Music Collection
Description
Black veneered accordion with mother of pearl keys and brass valves.
Date Range
1830-1850
Year Range From
1830
Year Range To
1850
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
DAC
Storage Wall
West Wall
Storage Cabinet
Unit 32
Storage Shelf
Shelf 1
Subcategory
Musical T&E
Object Name
Accordion
Material
Wood, Mother of Pearl, Brass
Height (in)
8
Length (in)
15.5
Width (in)
6
Condition
Good
Object ID
1929.015.3
Accession Number
1929.015
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Title
Acknowledgment of George B. Willson that he has bought Harriet Lane Johnston’s Wheatland estate
Object ID
JBFP 2.2.2.002
Date Range
1884/05/22
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 2 Harriet Lane Johnston
Title
Acknowledgment of George B. Willson that he has bought Harriet Lane Johnston’s Wheatland estate
Description
Acknowledgment of George B. Willson that he has bought Harriet Lane Johnston’s Wheatland estate for $20,000, half to be paid now and the rest in installments; sale includes plants for the garden, bookcases in library, 2 cows, one horse, all farming implements; she may continue occupying the house until 1 July next with free supply of ice, fruit, and vegetables. Approved by Harriet Lane Johnston. Written on Harriet Lane Johnston’s stationery. 120 Park Street, [Baltimore].
Date Range
1884/05/22
Creator
Willson, George Bolivar, 1855-1929
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 2, Box 1
People
Willson, George Bolivar
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Search Terms
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 9 x 7 in.
Object Name
Acknowledgment
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 2 Series 2
Object ID
JBFP 2.2.2.002
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
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LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
JBMS1995.412
Other Number
JBFP Part 2, Series 2, Subseries 2, Folder 2
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
The James Buchanan Family Papers were collected by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. This collection was relocated from the Wheatland mansion to the LancasterHistory archives in the Spring of 2009. Digitization of the James Buchanan Family Papers was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
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A.C. Leonard's directory of business and professional men of Lancaster, Pa., 1883

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo17160
Date of Publication
1883.
Call Number
917.4815 D598 1883 reprint
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Hiestand,
Date of Publication
1883.
Physical Description
80 p. ; 18 cm.
Subjects
Lancaster (Pa.) - Directories.
Additional Author
Leonard, Albert Charles,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Reference
Call Number
917.4815 D598 1883 reprint
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Additional historical notes in reference to St. Mary's at Lancaster

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19245
Author
Sener, Samuel Miller,
Date of Publication
1887]
Call Number
282 S 475
Responsibility
by S.M. Sener.
Author
Sener, Samuel Miller,
Place of Publication
[Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
S.M. Sener,
Date of Publication
1887]
Physical Description
5 p. ; 24 cm.
Series
Sener, S.M. Historical pamphlets, no.5
Notes
Reprinted from U.S. Catholic historical magazine, 1887.
Bound with other pamphlets by the author: The Catholic Church at Lancaster, Penn'a (1894, 52 p.) -- Historical sketch of the ancient parish of St. Mary's, Lancaster, Pa. (n. d., 12 p) -- Additional historical notes in reference to St. Mary's at Lancaster (n. d., 5 p.) -- Some Lancaster Catholics, adn other historical notes (n.d ., 6 p.) -- Very Rev. Bernard Keenan, V. G. Sketch of one of the pioneer priest's [sic] of Pennsylvania (n. d. 10 p.) -- The Acadians in Lancaster County, Paper read before Lancaster County Historical Society, September 4, 1896 (1896, 8 p.) -- Simon S. Rathvon, Ph.D: Lancaster's oldest living devotee of science (n. d. 8 p.) -- Old time heroes of the War of the Revolution and War of 1812-14 (1895, 11 p.) -- The Lancaster barracks where the British and Hesian prisoners were detained during the Revolution (1895, 20 p.
Saint Mary's was the the first Catholic Church of Lancaster. It was built in the mid eighteenth century.
Subjects
St. Mary's Catholic Church (Lancaster, Pa.) - History.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
282 S 475
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Address in obstetrics : read at the 31st annual session of the Medical Society of the state of Pennsylvania held at Lancaster, Pa., May 1881

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo15671
Author
Davis, S. T.
Date of Publication
1881]
Call Number
618.2 D264
Author
Davis, S. T.
Place of Publication
[S. l
Publisher
s.n.,
Date of Publication
1881]
Physical Description
14 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Obstetrics
Additional Corporate Author
Medical Society of Pennsylvania.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
618.2 D264
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Address on the life and character of the late Francis R. Shunk

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3028
Author
Champneys, Benjamin,
Date of Publication
1849.
Call Number
923.2 S562c
Responsibility
by Benjamin Champneys.
Author
Champneys, Benjamin,
Place of Publication
Lancaster
Publisher
M. D. Holbrook,
Date of Publication
1849.
Physical Description
32 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Shunk, Francis Rawn, - 1788-1848.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
923.2 S562c
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The Age and Lancaster weekly gazette. [microform]

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19323
Date of Publication
-1842.
Call Number
Drawer 18, Sec. 5
Alternate Title
Age
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Bryson, Pearsol & Wimer,
Date of Publication
-1842.
Physical Description
v. ; 53 cm.
Publication Frequency
Weekly
Dates of Publication
Began in 1841.
-v. 2, no. 38 (Oct. 1, 1842).
Notes
LCHS has Jan. 9, 1841 - Oct. 1, 1842.
Publisher: James H. Bryson, <1841-1842>.
Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 2 (Jan. 9, 1841).
Subjects
Newspapers
Lancaster (Pa.) - Newspapers
Place
United States Pennsylvania Lancaster Lancaster.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Microfilm
Call Number
Drawer 18, Sec. 5
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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Agreement for access to bridge site
Object ID
Bridge F0435 I011
Date Range
1840
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Agreement for access to bridge site
Description
Lampeter Twp. and [Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Near Abraham Hostetter's Mill. [Document states location as Manor Twp. and Lampeter Twp.]
Document type: Agreement to let county workers and public have access to bridge site through private lands
Date Range
1840
Year
1840
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0006
People
Hostetter, Abraham
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Abraham Hostetter's Mill
Agreements
Bridges
Conestoga Creek
Creeks
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Manor Twp.
Mills
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Extent
1 item, 1 piece
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0435 I011
Box Number
006
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
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Collection
Thaddeus Stevens Collection
Title
Articles of agreement between Harrisburg Bank and Thaddeus Stevens
Object ID
MG0115_P01_F025_In02
Date Range
1844/01/03
  1 document  
Collection
Thaddeus Stevens Collection
Title
Articles of agreement between Harrisburg Bank and Thaddeus Stevens
Description
Articles of agreement between Harrisburg Bank and Thaddeus Stevens. Settles debts and issues of property sales between Stevens and the bank.
Date Range
1844/01/03
Creation Date
3 January 1844
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Stevens, Thaddeus
Subjects
Contracts
Search Terms
Articles of agreement
Harrisburg Bank
Stevens and Smith Center
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0115_P01_F025_In02
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115_P01) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/fc4d62c6-ef85-4f0f-bfb8-361140325885
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115), Part 1, Folder # or Object ID, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact Research@LancasterHistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
1973.MG0115F25
Other Numbers
MG-115
Other Number
MG-115, Part 1, Folder 25, Insert 2
Classification
MG0115
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 22 September 2022.
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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