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Collection
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 Documents, Images, Ephemera
Title
Agreement by John Hubley, Jacob Graeff, and Michael [Riere]
Tax notice issued to John Hubley
Object ID
MG0184_S02_F011_In05_It01
Date Range
1805, 1820
  1 document  
Collection
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 Documents, Images, Ephemera
Title
Agreement by John Hubley, Jacob Graeff, and Michael [Riere]
Tax notice issued to John Hubley
Description
Agreement made by John Hubley, Jacob Graeff, and Michael [Riere] concerning funds for purchase of grain and flour in Northumberland County. 19 February 1805.
Lancaster County tax notice issued to John Hubley. 1820.
Date Range
1805, 1820
Creation Date
19 February 1805; 1820
Creator
Hubley, John, 1747-1821
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 04
Storage Container
Series 02, Box 0001
People
Hubley, John
Graeff, Jacob
Riere, Michael
Other Creators
Graeff, Jacob
Riere, Michael
Subjects
Taxation
Search Terms
Agreements
Discounts
Grain
Taxes
Extent
1 item, 3 pages scanned
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0184_S02_F011_In05_It01
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
George Steinman Papers, Series 1 (MG0184_S01) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/786b3ffc-7908-40de-9362-817467455650
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 (MG0184_S02) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/6c7e11c6-f3ca-469c-891a-145832196710
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), George Steinman Papers (MG0184), Series 2, 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--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.
Other Numbers
MG-184, Series 2
Other Number
MG-184, Series 2, Folder 11, Insert 5, Item 1
Classification
MG0184
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 15 November 2023.
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # C980002119, 2021-2024.
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Sally E. Nungesser Papers
Title
Agreement of Jeremiah Whites and Jeremiah Olmstead to build a smokehouse for Joshua Stevens
Object ID
MG0839_F001
Date Range
1825/06/30
  1 document  
Collection
Sally E. Nungesser Papers
Title
Agreement of Jeremiah Whites and Jeremiah Olmstead to build a smokehouse for Joshua Stevens
Description
Agreement of Jeremiah Whites and Jeremiah Olmstead to build a smokehouse for Joshua Stevens in exchange for a wagon. The agreement includes specifications for the building and terms of the agreement.
Date Range
1825/06/30
Creation Date
30 June 1825
Creator
Whites, Jeremiah
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
People
Olmstead, Jeremiah
Stevens, Joshua
Whites, Jeremiah
Other Creators
Olmstead, Jeremiah
Subjects
Contracts
Search Terms
Agreements
Contractors
Smokehouses
Stevens and Smith Center
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0839_F001
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115)
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Some of the text has been written over with a ballpoint pen.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment--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
Gift of Peggy Kellermeyer in honor of Kenneth and Sally Nungesser.
Accession Number
2021.007
Other Numbers
MG-839
Other Number
MG-839, Folder 2
Classification
MG0839
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 29 December 2023.
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Title
John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Object ID
MG0071
Date Range
1726-1922
  1 document  
Collection
John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Title
John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Description
Collection of Ellmaker family papers, including original papers of the first immigrant, John Leonard Ellmaker of Germany. Papers include correspondence, genealogy charts, deeds and legal papers. newspaper clippings, photographs, articles on Jacob Eichholtz, and a diploma and teachers' certificate. There is also a blank book with paper made at Ephrata Cloister in 1796.
Date Range
1726-1922
Year Range From
1726
Year Range To
1922
Date of Accumulation
1726-1922
Creator
Ellmaker family
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 02
People
Cochran, Thomas B.
Eichholtz, Jacob
Elder, Thomas
Ellmaker, Alfred
Ellmaker, Amos
Ellmaker, Ana Margareta
Ellmaker, Benjamin Ellmaker
Ellmaker, E. Ben
Ellmaker, Edgar O.
Ellmaker, Elizabeth
Ellmaker, Enos
Ellmaker, John Leonard
Ellmaker, John Watson
Ellmaker, Leonard
Ellmaker, Lucy H.
Ellmaker, Nathaniel
Ellmaker, Thomas
Graunnon, Christiana Margaretta
Haverstick, H. B.
Hoofgardner, Ferdinand
Hornberger, Maria
Hubbard, Elbert
Huston, R. M.
Koning, P.
Mayor, Robert
Moor, John
Nicolaas, I.
Pancoast, Dr.
Schnierer, Jacob
Snyder, Edwin L.
Snyder, John A.
Snyder, Mrs. Edwin L.
Other Creators
Ellmaker, John Leonard
Subjects
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Deeds
Family records
Genealogy
Letters
Marriage records
Stocks
Wills
Search Terms
Aoelian Hall
Carnegie Hall
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Correspondence
Deeds
Ephrata Cloister
Family records
Finding aids
Genealogy
Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia
Letters
Manuscript groups
Marriage records
Metropolitan Opera House
Newspaper clippings
Obituaries
Philharmonic Society of New York
Roycroft
Stocks
Wills
Extent
2 boxes, 58 folders, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English, German, Dutch
Object ID
MG0071
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Photograph Collection
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions. Please request at Reference Desk or contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit.
Copyright
Collection may be photographed. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at Research@LancasterHistory.org.
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.
Classification
MG0071
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Cataloged prior to 1997. Added to database 23 October 2018.
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Collection
Edward Hand Reunion and Genealogy Collection
Title
Edward Hand Reunion and Genealogy Collection
Object ID
MG0116
Date Range
1805-1984
  1 document  
Collection
Edward Hand Reunion and Genealogy Collection
Title
Edward Hand Reunion and Genealogy Collection
Description
Collection consists largely of information on the descendants of Edward Hand and on the Hand Family Reunion. Contains correspondence, genealogical materials, family charts, photographs, and commemorative booklet 1912, on Lancaster County in the Revolutionary War. Also, three documents concerning the settling of the Hand estate.
Date Range
1805-1984
Year Range From
1805
Year Range To
1984
Date of Accumulation
1805-1984
Creator
Hand family
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Hand, Edward
Lear, Robert H.
Brien, Edward
Brien, Dorothy Hand
Hand, Jasper
Subjects
Genealogy
Family records
Letters
Search Terms
Genealogy
Family records
Family reunions
Rock Ford
Correspondence
Letters
Manuscript groups
Finding aids
Extent
1 box, 27 folders, .5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0116
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Edward Hand Reunion and Genealogy Collection (MG-116), Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Other Numbers
MG-116
Classification
MG0116
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Added to database 1 May 2019.
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John Erisman Collection
Title
John Erisman Collection
Object ID
MG0101
Date Range
1796-1847
  1 document  
Collection
John Erisman Collection
Title
John Erisman Collection
Description
This collection consists of papers generated by John Erisman in his position as Justice of the Peace. These papers are largely receipts, contracts, promissory notes, and judgments. There are many names listed on the documents.
Date Range
1796-1847
Year Range From
1796
Year Range To
1847
Date of Accumulation
1796-1847
Creator
Erisman, John
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Erisman, John
Subjects
Contracts
Judicial bonds
Justices of the peace
Promissory notes
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Summons
Search Terms
Contracts
Judgment bonds
Justices of the peace
Promissory notes
Receipts
Summons
Manuscript groups
Finding aids
Extent
1 box, 3 folders, .1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English, German
Object ID
MG0101
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-101
Other Number
MG-101
Classification
MG0101
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Added to database 5 February 2019.
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Hager Store Collection
Title
Hager Store Collection
Object ID
MG0104
Date Range
1774-1953
  1 document  
Collection
Hager Store Collection
Title
Hager Store Collection
Description
The Hager Store Collection contains anniversary booklets, invoices, advertisements, family papers, and newsletter of the Hager Department Store which was founded in Lancaster. The collection includes a children's book that was distributed by the store and a Christmas catalog. Among the Hager family papers are deeds, land patents, and probate records.
Date Range
1774-1953
Year Range From
1774
Year Range To
1953
Date of Accumulation
1774-1953
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Arnold, Anna
Arnold, Frank W.
Cain, James M.
Cain, Kathryn
Conyngham, David H.
Dehaven, J. Harry
Demuth, Jacob
Diller, Isaac
Dowd, M. Jane
Dubbs, T. Wilson
Frey, Caroline
Frey, Jacob L.
Frosart, John
Gast, Emma L.
Gast, Henry
Graybill, Daniel
Hager, Anne Graham
Hager, Betty Rick
Hager, Charles F.
Hager, Christopher
Hager, Edward T.
Hager, Frances
Hager, Helen R.
Hager, John C.
Hager, John C., Jr.
Hager, John J.
Hager, Katherine
Hager, Margaret H.
Hager, Mary W.
Hager, Nathaniel E.
Hager, Redmond
Hager, Sarah Ellen
Hager, Susan B.
Hager, William H.
Hager, William H., Jr.
Hamilton, Margaret
Hartman, Annie M.
Hartman, George H.
Herr, Alice
Herr, C. S.
Herr, Magdalena
Herr, Rudolph
Hull, William
Keller, H.
Landis, Jacob
Lefevre, Mrs.
Miller, Charles
Randolph, Grace Lee
Randolph, John H.
Randolph, Margaret H.
Reigart, E. L.
Roy, Sue
Slaymaker, Henry
Stark, Martin N.
Steinman, George Michael
Stewart, Charles
Weber, George
Wentz, Jacob H.
Zimmerman, Mary Regina Malone
Zimmerman, Simon Ralph
Subjects
Catalogs
Deeds
Department stores
Probate records
Stores, Retail
Search Terms
Advertisements
Anniversaries
Business Historical Society Bulletin
Catalogs
Deeds
Department stores
Express (Lititz)
Financial records
Finding aids
Frank T. Riley Publishing Company
Fulton Theatre
Hager's Department Store
Hamilton Watch Company
Invoices
Lancaster Agricultural Fair Association
Lancaster Free Press Weekly
Lancaster New Era
Letters
Manuscript groups
Maps
N. Trotter and Company
Newsletters
Newspaper clippings
Pennsylvania Railroad
Philadelphia Electric Company
Postcards
Quarter Century Club
Receipts
Stocks
Stores
Stores, Retail
Taxes
UGI Corporation
Wills
Wondertown
Extent
2 boxes, 37 folders, 1 framed document, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0104
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Box #, 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--contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit.
Copyright
Collection may be photographed. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at Research@LancasterHistory.org.
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.
Other Numbers
MG-104
Classification
MG0104
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Recataloged by MM, Summer 2011. Added to database 7 February 2019.
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Ephrata Cloister Collection
Title
Ephrata Cloister Collection
Object ID
MG0081
Date Range
1753-2007
  1 document  
Collection
Ephrata Cloister Collection
Title
Ephrata Cloister Collection
Description
Collection of items relating to the Society of Seventh Day Baptists and Ephrata Cloister. Legal papers deal with a dispute concerning the election of trustees and mismanagement of the estate. There are brief histories of the Cloister, poems, publications, programs, tourist brochures, and a booklet describing treatments for various ailments.
Date Range
1753-2007
Year Range From
1753
Year Range To
2007
Date of Accumulation
1753-2007
Creator
Ephrata Cloister
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Aurand, A. Monroe, Jr.
Baer, Johann
Bar, Johann
Bowman, John
Daniel, N. J.
Doll, Eugene E.
Downes, J. A.
Dunkelberger, Ralph D.
Elsen, John
Franck, Ira S.
Hagen, F. F.
Heatwole, Daniel R.
Hocker, Ludwig
Hollinger, J. Daryl
Keller, James
Kimmel, Jacob
Leber, A. P.
Lollich, P. M.
Loose, John W. W.
Miller, Henry
Mitton, Juliet
Nevin, [ ]
Plessinger, F. P.
Pyle, Howard
Raber, [ ]
Senseman, John
Stubsky, Georg
Subjects
Pamphlets
Watermarks
Search Terms
Aurand Press
Brochures
Ephrata Cloister
Ephrata Cloister Associates, Inc.
Ephrata Cloister Chorus
Harper's New Monthly Magazine
Hocking Printing Company, Inc.
Legal papers
Mennonite Publishing House
Pamphlets
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Pow wow
Review Book Store
Seventh Day Baptists
Society of the Seventh Day Baptists of Ephrata
Watermarks
Ye Village Inne
Extent
2 boxes, 22 folders, 1 volume, .75 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English and German
Object ID
MG0081
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
See also the Photograph and Library collections
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Series #, Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restrictions are noted at the item level. Original documents may be used--contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit or request at Reference Desk.
Copyright
Collection items may be photographed. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at Research@LancasterHistory.org.
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.
Classification
MG0081
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Originally cataloged prior to 1997. Added to database 01 November 2018.
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George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, Series 1
Title
George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, Series 1 Market Houses
Object ID
MG0545_Series01
Date Range
1827-1926, 1999
  1 document  
Collection
George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, Series 1
Title
George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, Series 1 Market Houses
Description
The documents in MG0545, Series 1 represent the business of the City of Lancaster related to the market houses, primarily in the nineteenth century. Payments to Market Masters and for gas lighting, advertising and maintenance show some of the costs associated with running the market houses in the nineteenth century. Market license certificates provide the names of stand holders and their products for 1925-1926.
System of Arrangement
This collection is organized into series:
Series 1 Market Houses
Series 2 Fire Department
Series 3 Bridges
Series 4 Railroads
Series 5 Lamps and Lighting
Series 6 Relief Fund
Series 7 Administrative Records
Date Range
1827-1926, 1999
Creation Date
1827-1926, 1999
Year Range From
1827
Year Range To
1999
Creator
Lancaster (Pa.)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 11
People
Snyder, John
Wilhelm, John
Bostick, John
Donley, Henry
Wilhelm, Henry
Book, John
Subjects
Business records
Lancaster (Pa.)
Markets--Pennsylvania--Lancaster
Search Terms
Business records
Finding aids
Invoices
Lancaster Gas Light and Fuel Company
Licenses
Manuscript groups
Market houses
Markets
Mellert Foundry and Machine Company
Extent
1 box, 40 folders, .5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0545_Series01
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory
Related Item Notes
Lancaster City Archives
George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, MG0545
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions. Original documents may be used. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org prior to visit.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-545, Series 1
Other Number
MG-545, Series 1
Classification
MG0545
Description Level
Series
Custodial History
Note: These documents are mostly administrative records, not permanent records, and were likely purged by the city offices when they were no longer needed. We are fortunate that they survived as they contain details about Lancaster's past.
Organized and preserved by MM, Summer 2011. Added to database 10 May 2021.
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George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, Series 7
Title
George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, Series 7 Administrative Records
Object ID
MG0545_Series07
Date Range
1827-1897
  1 document  
Collection
George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, Series 7
Title
George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, Series 7 Administrative Records
Description
The documents in MG0545, Series 7 are invoices pertaining to payments made by the City of Lancaster during the 19th century. The documents represent a wide cross-section of Lancaster's history and include references to City Hall, the mapping of the city, officers salaries, charity donations, printing invoices, and bills and orders for coal. By far the largest groups of documents are those which record payments made for goods and services and for general labor completed for the city. These documents highlight the growth and improvements taking place in the city during the 19th century. Businesses or individuals are named on many of the invoices.
System of Arrangement
This collection is organized into series:
Series 1 Market Houses
Series 2 Fire Department
Series 3 Bridges
Series 4 Railroads
Series 5 Lamps and Lighting
Series 6 Relief Fund
Series 7 Administrative Records
Date Range
1827-1897
Creation Date
1827-1897
Year Range From
1827
Year Range To
1897
Creator
Lancaster (Pa.)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 11
Subjects
Invoices
Business records
Lancaster (Pa.)
Search Terms
Invoices
Business records
Lancaster
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Extent
1 box, 8 folders, .25 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0545_Series07
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory
Related Item Notes
Lancaster City Archives
George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, MG0545
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions. Original documents may be used. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org prior to visit.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-545, Series 7
Other Number
MG-545, Series 7
Classification
MG0545
Description Level
Series
Custodial History
Note: These documents are mostly administrative records, not permanent records, and were likely purged by the city offices when they were no longer needed. We are fortunate that they survived as they contain details about Lancaster's past.
Organized and preserved by KH, February-March 2012. Added to database 11 May 2021.
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Slater Brown Family Letters
Title
Slater Brown Family Letters
Object ID
MG0754
Date Range
1828-1855
  1 document  
Collection
Slater Brown Family Letters
Title
Slater Brown Family Letters
Description
This collection contains letters to and from members of the Slater Brown family. Most are to or from his daughter, Mary H. Brown. Mary and her husband, Edwin Morgan, were merchants in San Francisco from 1853-1855. The subjects of the letters range from Mary's early schooling to their time in California during the gold rush.
Admin/Biographical History
Mary H. Brown married Edwin L. Morgan, son
of James and Zillah Morgan. They lived in San Francisco, CA from 1853-1855 and then moved to Philadelphia and purchased a residence at 1608 Wallace Street. Edwin later manufactured steam engines and boilers with Morgan, Orr & Co., Callowhill Street, Philadelphia.
Date Range
1828-1855
Creation Date
1828-1855
Year Range From
1828
Year Range To
1855
Creator
Brown family
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 15
People
Brown, Mary Kirk
Brown, Sarah
Brown, Slater
Brown, Slater, Jr.
Morgan, Edwin L.
Morgan, Mary H. Brown
Roberts, Mary
Stubbs, Rachel Ann Brown
Wood, Marian
Subjects
Letters
Merchants
San Francisco (Calif.)
Search Terms
Letters
Correspondence
San Francisco, California
Extent
1 box, 3 folders, 28 items, 81 pages to scan, .20 cubic feet
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0754
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
These letters were purchased at auction by the donor.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org. Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-754
Other Number
MG-754
Classification
MG0754
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared by SW, Spring 2016. Added to database 16 May 2021.
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